Thirteen (13) assorted sterling silver vanity items, including Gorham and Tiffany & Co. 1st - 5th items: Five (5) Gorham repousse floral pieces, including one (1) mirror, hallmarked 1890; one (1) hairbrush, hallmarked 1892; one (1) bonnet brush, hallmarked 1895; one (1) pin cushion with handle, hallmarked 1896; and one (1) button hook. All stamped with maker's mark, Sterling, and form/pattern number. Some pieces monogrammed. Ranging in size from 2" H x 4" W x 1 1/4" D to 9 1/2" H x 3 3/8" W x 2" D. 6th - 7th items: Two (2) Unger Brothers repousse pieces, including one (1) clothes brush with shell and foliate forms surrounding central cartouche and one (1) trinket box having Art Nouveau style portrait heads and foliate forms, pin cushion lid, and blue satin lined interior. Both stamped with maker's mark, Sterling, and "925 Fine". Brush monogrammed. Ranging in size from 1 3/4" H x 7 1/4" W x 2 1/4" D to 2 5/8" H x 7 1/4" W x 2 3/8" D. 8th - 12th items: Five (5) assorted pieces, including one (1) Tiffany & Co. cylindrical faceted glass vanity jar with sterling base and lid both stamped with maker's mark; one (1) Fuchs & Beiderhase clothes brush with floral design, stamped with maker's mark; one (1) Simons Brothers comb, stamped with maker's mark; one (1) small clothes-brush; and one (1) small button hook. All items marked Sterling. Some pieces monogrammed. Ranging in size from 4 3/8" L to 7 1/8" H x 1 7/8" dia. 13th item: Repousse floral hinged coin purse or compact case with kiss clasp. Unmarked but tests sterling. 3" H x 3 3/4" W x approx. 1 1/2" D. 4.485 troy ounces.
The Collection of Michael and Peggy Mahoney, by descent from the historic homes of Clarkland Farm at Bryan's Station and Cherrycote, Lexington, Kentucky.
All items in overall good condition with minute scattered surface scratches. Some pieces monogrammed. 1st - 5th items: Mirror with minute area of desilvering; pincushion with some discoloration. 6th - 7th items: Brush with minor scattered denting; box with discoloration of pincushion and significant fraying to satin interior. 8th - 12th items: Tiffany & Co. jar with minor surface scratches to glass and two small chips; Simons comb with slight denting and wear as well as minute tear measuring 3/8" L; clothes brush with scattered denting. 13th item: Minor denting to rim.