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BT470

American Art Nouveau inkwell with engraved silver overlay, ca 1886. Bellied and faceted; short neck in silver collar and hinged and faceted silver cover. Overlay in form of dense and connected leafing and flowering branches. Glass is light purple (amethyst). Marked “Sterling Silver” and patent date “Jan. 5 86”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 3 1/4 in. #BT470

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT469

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass inkwell with engraved silver overlay. Truncated pyramid; short neck in silver collar and hinged silver cover. Overlay in form of entwined stem flowers and leaves. Triangular frame (vacant). Cover top has engraved monogram. Marked “Sterling”. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 3 5/8 x D 3 5/8 in. #BT469

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT465

Japonesque applied sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Drum form with curved shoulder, and hinged, threaded, and cork-lined cover. A pair of leaves and trio of bugs creeping and crawling allover hand-hammered ground. Interior glass lined.

Marked “Sterling” with maker’s stamp, pattern no. 7118, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Fine condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x D 2 3/8 in. #BT465

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BS209

American sterling silver inkwell, ca 1880. Four gently curved sides on corner block supports. Cut ornament including scrolls, flowers, and chevrons. Sterling silver neck collar with imbricated leaf borders. Hinged bun cover same; top has chased garland, ribbon, crisscrossing horns of plenty, and laurel wreath surmounted by crown engraved with interlaced script monogram. Marked “Sterling” and Shreve, Crump & Low stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 2 1/2 x D 2 1/2 in. #BS209 ... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BT145

Art Nouveau sterling silver and clear glass inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bellied and lobed clear glass base with short inset foot and carved and engraved stylized flowers. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with stylized flowers and scrolls in ogee frame, and bead-and-reel rim. Collar and cover interior gild washed. Fully marked 14515 (first produced in 1900) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 6 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BT066

Art Nouveau sterling silver and glass inkwell. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1890. Clear rectilinear block body with diaper ornament cut to underside. Well has four curved sides and curved bottom. Short neck in sterling silver collar as is hinged and girdled cover. Concave shoulder with corner mounts comprising Classical goddess heads with crown and flowing tresses. Haunting and rarified desk companions. Fully marked and numbered 886. Very good condition.

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

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BG406

Aesthetic sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Drum-form with spread base. Cover domed with scrolled hinged and tab. Acid-etched ornament: Fluid lattice inset with stylized leaves. Cover top has stylistically-integrated monogram. Clear glass liner. Fully marked including pattern no. 9525 and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 2 5/8 x D 4 1/2 in. #BG406

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BS206

Victorian sterling silver and glass inkwell. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1889. Drum form with curved shoulder and zipper-cut twisted flutes. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with allover floral repousse. Sterling silver base collar with chased floral garland. A pretty yesteryear artefact. Fully marked including date symbol and no. S633. Very good condition with beautiful patina.

Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 2 3/4 in. #BS206 & BS207

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BS584

Japonesque sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1882. Drum form with curved shoulder, short neck, and hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover. Leaves and tendrils and butterflies, too, applied to honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Bonus bug (a modish beetle) on cover. Interior glass lined. Fully marked including pattern no. 6771 (first produced in 1882), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling-Silver”. Excellent condition and patina.

Large dimensions: H 4... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
AV260

Edwardian sterling silver double inkwell on stand. Made by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular stand with 2 square bottle wells and tubular pen rest. Three-sided gallery rail with pierced scrollwork and scrolled egg-and-dart rim. Corner leaf-mounted scrolled supports. Each bottle: Rectangular clear glass with tubular well. Facets and diaper cut to underside. Sterling silver collar ring and hinged cover.

Hallmark includes no. 955 and retailer’s stamp (T. Kirkpatrick... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
AW242

Art Nouveau glass and sterling silver inkwell. Made by Gorham in Providence. Rectilinear clear glass block bulbous well. Sides have carved ornament: Fluid scrollwork and stylized flowers. Short neck in sterling silver collar surrounded by squarish same mount and hinged cover. Engraved interlaced script monogram and interlaced scrolls, flowers, and leaves. Hallmark includes no. D788. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. #AW242

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BM793

Sterling silver and cut glass inkwell. Made by Shiebler in New York, ca 1890. Drum-form with brilliant-cut twisted lobes. Short neck in silver collar with hinged bun cover. Cover has repousse flowers and bow-tied ribbons. Center vacant. Hallmark includes no. 49. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. BM793

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
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