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BR531

Edwardian Sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910 Gently upwards tapering sides, scrolled bracket handle, and flat rim. Gilt-washed interior. Two acid-etched frames with little girls from around the world (each in national costume) giving thanks at table. A third frame, bordered by potted rose bushes, is vacant. Below is phrase: “It is very nice to think the world is full of meat and drink / with little children saying grace in every Christian kind of place”.

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Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BT053

American Classical coin silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1865. Straight sides with skirted foot and bracket handle. Scrolled and leafy frame (vacant) on engine-turned wavy ground. Beading. Bold and sophisticated. Fully marked and numbered 106. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BT053

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BT017

George IV sterling silver baby cup. Made by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard in London in 1833. Gently tapering sides with short foot and leaf-capped and reeded scroll bracket handle. Interior gilt washed. Wide repousse band with fruiting grapevine on stippled ground. Chased leaf-and-dart band on foot. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT017

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT004

Turn-of-the-century American Craftsman sterling silver porringer. Bellied bowl on inset foot ring. Finely faceted hand hammering with "disco ball" shimmer. Plain open tree handle. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp for A. Stowell & Co., who were active in Boston from ca 1865 to 1904. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BT004

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BT045

Edwardian sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight sides with wide ornamental band of scrolls, diaper, and flowers overlapping molded borders. High looping tapering handle with serrated leaf cap and short foot. Top and bottom vacant. Fully marked including director’s letter T (1892-1902) and pattern no. 15095 (first produced in 1901). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. #BT045

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BT046

Art Deco sterling silver baby cup with Noah’s Ark motif. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Gently curved bowl with wide and tapering -scroll handle and inset integral foot. Interior gilt washed. Applied frieze of animals marching in two-by-two, including plodding elephants, clucking fowl, and docile sheep. Noah and Naamah stand ready with umbrellas. Fully marked and numbered A4478. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT046

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BT006

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BT010

Edwardian sterling silver pictorial baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Straight sides and reeded c-scroll handle. Interior gilt washed.

Chased scene of boy’s procession marching single file: The cavalry, in the person of a hop-a-long hobby-horse rider, follows a bugle-blowing hobo, who is preceded by a solitary representative of the flag corps, who in turn is just a few steps behind the drummer. A purposeful expedition under the leadership of a diminutive rifleman. The picket... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS846

Architectural coin silver baby cup, mid 19th century. Straight sides with leaf-capped and mounted s-scroll handle. Repousse fantasy buildings including turret, pagoda, pavilion, and picturesque bridge. Stylized egg-and-dart rims. Gilt-washed interior. Marked C. Bard & Son, a Philadelphia silversmith and retailer, who was active in the 1850s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BS846

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BS900

Large American Classical coin silver baby cup. Made by Wood & Hughes in New York, ca 1860. Upward tapering sides with skirted foot and scroll-bracket handle. Jowly, tousled-haired contrapposto cherub applied to front. Two oval frames and one small one (all vacant) surrounded by flowers spilling over into stippled band. Beaded rims. Scroll bracket handle with stippled panels and stylized flying leaf cap between pierced scroll mounts. Gilt-washed interior. A traditional cann enlivened with frothy... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BS845

Art Nouveau sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Straight sides, short inset foot, and c-scroll handle. Slightly hallucinatory acid-etched frieze with cherubs frolicking amidst aquatic foliage and giant mushrooms. One cherub is, ahem, full frontal. Possibly inspired by Kingsley’s Water-Babies. Fully marked including pattern no. 17285B and director's letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5.3 troy ounces. #BS845

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BS844

Large and fancy sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1890. Capacious bowl with scrolled rim, short inset foot, and leaf-capped double-scroll handle. Two chased scroll cartouches (vacant) with leaves and flowers. Fully marked and numbered 5130. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BS844

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
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