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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
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
BQ590

Contemporary sterling silver plate and spoon. Retailed by Asprey in London. Plate: Round with well and wide shoulder. Applied figure of Humpty Dumpty merrily waving. He is seated on a brick wall (engraved). Spoon: Tapering handle with oval bowl. Leather-bound case with fitted red velvet and silk lining with retailer’s stamp. Both pieces made in 1985. The plate has Sheffield maker’s initials SC. The spoon has Asprey stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Plate: H 1/4 x D 6 1/2 in. Spoon:... Click for details

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
BN895

Edwardian sterling silver baby cup with peekaboo kitty cat. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Drum form with molded base and bracket handle. Two heads with pointy ears and fat paws peep above a brick wall. Fine evocation of the intense and super-serious feline stare that does not yet appear to have noticed the lone mouse. Hallmark includes pattern no. 17093A (first produced in 1907) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions; H 3 x W 4 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 7.3 troy... Click for details

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