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BS877

Classical coin silver baby cup, ca 1850. Octagonal with gently tapering sides and plain facets alternating with ornamented ones engraved with vertical scrolls and flowers. Leaf-and-dart rims. Leaf-capped s-scroll handle. A pretty, girly design by by Tifft & Whiting who were active in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, ca 1840-53. Fully marked with maker’s stamp and phrase “Pure Silver Coin”. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BS878

Classical coin silver baby cup, Drum-form with ribbing and beading. Engraved quivers, flowers, and leaves forming cartouche (vacant). Scroll-bracket handle. Marked “G. W & H” for Gale, Woods & Hughes, a New York maker active ca 1833-45. Good condition with attractive period wear. Engraved ornament is nicely “sunk”.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BS878

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BS877

Classical coin silver baby cup. Made by John L. Westervelt in New York, ca 1860. Straight and gently tapering sides, capped s-scroll handle, and beaded rims. Two rondels interspersed with fleurs de lys and inset with male and female Renaissance profiles. Large round cartouche with strapwork border (vacant). A beautiful example of the Medallion motif that Westervelt also used on his flatware. Marked “J. L. W.” Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 4 1/8 x D 2... Click for details

Sale Price: $490.00
Listed Price $700.00
BR433

Midcentury Modern sterling silver porringer. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight sides and open cinquefoil with applied leaves and owl exuding stern sagacity. Fully marked including pattern no. 23110 and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 5 7/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BR433

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BS829

Elegant Classical coin silver baby cup. Tall, tapering, and faceted bowl with high-looping and capped s-scroll handle and stepped foot. Marked “W. Adams / New York”. This maker was active in New York City from 1829-50. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BS829

Sale Price: $276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BR340

American Midcentury Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Towle in Newburyport, Mass. Drum form with gently flared rim and thick c-scroll handle. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked and numbered 7871. Good condition with a couple minor handle dents.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 3.4 troy ounces. #BR340

Sale Price: $262.50
Listed Price $375.00
BS797

Turn-of-the-century sterling silver baby cup rich in period assumptions. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark.

Upward tapering sides and scroll handle. Acid-etched frieze depicting sailor-suited, flag-holding, all-American boy with exotic coevals in native dress relegated to background. Symbolic imagery enhanced with verse: “Little Indian, Sioux or Crow, little frosty Eskimo, little Turk or Japanese—Oh! Don’t you wish that you were me?”

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Fully marked and numbered 1483. Fine... Click for details

Sale Price: $490.00
Listed Price $700.00
BS810

Modern sterling silver porringer with Noah’s Ark motif. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1926. Gently curved sides and solid shaped handle. On exterior is acid-etched frieze with a lion, camel, elephant, bear—and so on single file through the animal kingdom. Destination Ark where Noah awaits. Fully marked including director’s letter m and pattern no. 20731A (first produced in 1926). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 x D 4 1/8 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BS810

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BS718

Victorian sterling silver baby cup. Made by John Newton Mappin in London in 1888. Drum-form with gadrooned bottom and domed foot. Leaf-mounted and chamfered bracket handle. Embossed ornament with cherubs feeding grapes to lions. The figures emerge from center of rinceaux scrolls. Fantasy mix of classicism and heraldry. Fully marked. Good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5.3 troy ounces. #BS718

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BS598

Classical sterling silver baby gift. Made by Buccellati in Milan. Round and curved bowl with inset foot and scallop shell handle. A stylish baby gift. Marked “Buccellati / Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 6 1/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BS598

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BO109

Novelty sterling silver baby cup. Made by Webster in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1920. Straight sides and high-looping scroll handle. Enameled decoration: A clown pounds away with drumsticks, musical notes emanating to the tune of a very special birth announcement. Interior gilt washed. Fully marked. Very good condition. Enamel bright and intact. Minor handle dents.

Overall dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 5/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BO109

Sale Price: $245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BQ753

Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Kerr in Newark. Straight sides and waisted handle. Acid-etched nursery rhyme characters, including Little Jack Horner, Jack Sprat and his non-lean eating missus, and Mary kneeling before her little lamb. A sweet design with lots of benign animals. Also, scrolled frame (vacant) surrounded by scrolls, flowers, and birds. Second frame (also vacant) on handle. Hallmark includes no. 5176/2. Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 1... Click for details

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
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