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BQ555

American coin silver christening mug, mid-19th century. Straight and tapering sides, scrolled bracket handle, and beading. Engraved ornament. At top: Pendant strapwork frames inset with leaves. At bottom: Beading in stippled frames. Hallmarked “Coin” and numbered 4. Good condition with age-related wear and use. A few handle pings. Visible rim repair.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 4 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BQ555

Sale Price: $157.50
Listed Price $225.00
BQ736

Three-piece baby set with Noah’s Ark theme. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. This set comprises, mug, bowl, and underplate.

Applied low-relief two-by-two procession with the whole animal kingdom including ostriches, camels, lions, and kangaroos, lumbering in the direction of the Ark with umbrella-toting Noah and Naamah standing in front. Mug is drum form with scrolled-bracket handle and gilt-washed interior. Bowl has straight sides. Underplate has deep well and gently tapering... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,715.00
Listed Price $2,450.00
BN861

Japonesque sterling silver baby set. Made by George W. Shiebler & Co. in New York, ca 1890.

This set comprises cup, bowl, and spoon. Each: Gilt-washed water lily motif with applied flowers and pads bobbing on tooled rippling water. Ornament on cup and bowl rim and spoon handle. Cup and bowl interior gilt washed as is spoon bowl. A charming period design. Hallmarks include retailer’s stamps (HS & Co.) and nos. 273K (cup) and 271X (bowl and spoon). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Cup: H 3... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BG688

Craftsman sterling silver porringer. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Curved sides and molded rim. Waisted handle with pierced ornament in oval frame. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5050A and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 6 5/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 6.2 troy ounces. #BG688

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BN783

Japonesque hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal christening mug. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879.

Gently curved sides with reeded and inset foot and plain oval-mounted c-scroll handle. Fish applied to allover honeycomb ground: A variety of species in gold and copper, swimming in different depths and directions. Granulated sand at bottom. Hallmark includes date letter, no. 3210, and phrase Sterling / & other metals. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 3... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN735

Coin silver baby cup. Made by Nicholas J Bogert in New York. Faceted baluster with capped high-looping handle and stepped foot. Lots of room for engraving. A nice piece by a historic regional maker who was active ca 1800-25. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BN735

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BN661

Edwardian sterling silver highchair tray. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Lunette-form with acid-etched scenes from Mother Goose, including Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Bears, and Humpty Dumpty. In center frame sits the old dame herself surrounded by boys and girls. At bottom is trefoil frame (vacant). Can be mounted with tabs. Sturdy construction – built to withstand tiny fists. Fully marked with retailer’s and maker’s (William B. Kerr) stamps, and no. 1679. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BP442

Pair of sterling silver open salts. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Bellied porringer with open tree handle. The traditional form in small scale. Hallmark includes no. 384. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 3.8 troy ounces. #BP442

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BP589

Sweet sterling silver porringer. Made by Webster in North Attleboro, ca 1940. Curved bowl and open tree handle. Bowl well has raised center with rabbit eating a bowl of porridge. A self-referencing design with cute pointy ears and voluminous napkin bib. Hallmark includes no. 19837. Very good condition with nice definition.

Dimensions: H 1.5 x W 6 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 2.7 troy ounces. #BP589

Sale Price: $192.50
Listed Price $275.00
BN549

American Art Nouveau sterling silver baby cup. Straight sides and s-scroll handle. Applied flowering branch wraps around base: repeating pattern with pansy-style flowers joined by scrolled stems. Fresh and pretty with plenty of room for engraving. Hallmarked Hartford Sterling Co., a Philadelphia maker active from ca 1900-1924. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 4.2 troy ounces. #BN549

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BP866

Sterling silver porringer. Made by Towle in Newburyport. Crimped bowl and solid handle with pierced oval. Beaded bowl and handle rims as well as beaded volute scrolls on handle. Jazzed-up tradition. Hallmark includes no. 105 and retailer’s name Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 7 3/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 5.6 troy ounces. #BP866

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BN236

Sterling silver novelty porringer. Made by McChesney in Newark in 1920s. Curved sides with acid-etched frames depicting the midnight ride of Paul Revere, when he announced “The British are coming.” Paul Revere’s Home, North Church, and Crossing Charles River are shown. One frame vacant apart from two lanterns – so there’s space to make a personal announcement. A wonderful piece of silver that celebrates a silversmith and his contribution to the American Revolution. Hallmark includes... Click for details

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
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