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BM819

Mixed metal copper and silver Turkish coffeepot with Japonesque ornament. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1885. Traditional copper vessel comprising ovoid body, s-scroll spout, c-scroll handle, and cylindrical neck and hinged onion-dome cover. Applied silver dragonfly, birds, grain sheaves, and cattails. Tooled band with stylized leaves and flowers at neck base. Finish shades from brown to red. A striking synthesis of two modishly exotic styles. Hallmark includes no. E40. Very good condition.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN807

Japonesque Revival sterling silver and mixed metal picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co in New York, ca 1970. Rectangular window and flat surround with engraved bamboo and mixed metal appliques, including a dragonfly – a perennial symbol of the modish exoticism associated with Tiffany since the late 19th-century. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support. For landscape (horizontal) display. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 26005/95. Very good condition.

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Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BN700

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879-1880. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Each: Bellied with short reeded neck and foot ring. Bracket handles (teapot handle stained wood). Teapot has gently raised hinged cover with ball finial and s-form spout. Creamer has discreet lip spout. Allover honeycomb hand hammering applied with lots of period motifs: oversized leaves and lily pads as well as granulated soil; rich and varied... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
R&M

Mixed metal and silver vase. Made by La Pierre (part of International) in Newark, ca 1890. Baluster with turned-down and ruffled rim and stepped foot. Body is copper with silver foot and mount including rim. Applied silver branch and leaves with copper cherries. Hallmark includes phrase “Silver & Copper”. Good condition with nice patina. A few dings to copper body – but nothing to detract from the overall attractiveness.

Dimensions: H 7 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. #R&M

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BM963

Sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1885. Globular body, straight neck, and c-scroll handle. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Applied flowers, leafing tendrils, and butterflies. A restrained design with graceful plant and insect motifs. Hallmark includes pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/8 x W 8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BM963

Sale Price: $26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BM826

Rare and understated hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Triangular with chamfered corners. Allover honeycomb hand hammering and acid-etched pea vine heightened with applied rose and yellow gold. Rests on 6 double c-scroll supports with scalloped mounts. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5579 (first made in 1879). Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 16 1/4 x D 14 7/8 in. Weight: 50 troy ounces. BM826

Sale Price: Sold
BM610

Hand-hammered and applied sterling silver coffee set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar.

Japonesque marine life heightened with gilt wash applied to honeycomb ground: fish and crabs swim between the swaying water plants. There are also jokey insects. A creepy-crawly alights on the sugar rim and the creamer handle has a bug "cap".

Coffeepot and creamer conical with scroll bracket handle. Sugar has loose ring handles. Creamer and... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BJ336

Magnificent Tiffany & Co Sterling and Mixed Metal bachelor coffee pot. This is one of the finest quality Mixed Metals objects we have owned. This piece is museum quality. The whole pot has a matte/butler finish on the surface. The handle has ivory insulators with a unique pierced design. The cover is hinged and has a fine Jade finial. The sides and cover of the pieces has applied silver, copper and gold. With handle facing right, the first side is decorated with applied silver vines, tendrils... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BG587

A wonderful Tiffany sterling silver and other metals grape shears. The grape shears of curved form, hammered all over front and back, with applied silver, and cooper pieces. A copper beetle is mounted right behind the cutting blades, applied silver leaves and tendrils wrapped around the handles on the front and back, and a really great beetle mounted near the handles with applied silver legs and 9 inset cooper spots on the back of the beetle (great mixed metal work and design). Fully... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
AV968

An antique American sterling silver and other metals cylinder shaped vase by Gorham Mfg. Corp. This unusual vase is composed of a simple cylinder with a pinched neck and then worked around the body. A portion of the body is decorated with a rough matte finish with large flecks of copper. It is bordered on one side with a diagonal braid of sterling and copper, which also circles the vase like a piece of rope. Above this braided rope is an applied ornate sterling silver scroll border. The... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BE881

This sterling silver and mixed metals Berry Spoon by Tiffany & Co. is one of the best examples of a piece of flatware made in the Japanese taste we have ever seen. The bowl is silver gilt, the handle is hand hammered and applied with a ladybug and grapevine inlaid with copper, and the back of the handle is inlaid with copper and is applied with a gold blossom. The spoon is marked Tiffany & Co., pat. 1880, sterling silver pat 1880 (overstruck with “m”) and other metals, 910. The 910 is an... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BA847

This is a very important, museum-quality sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher, beautifully designed and expertly decorated by Tiffany & Co., America's premier silversmiths, in the Aesthetic style. Its hand-hammered finish creates a subtle shimmering effect on the surface, cleverly suggestive of gently rippling water and this has been magnificently embellished by the application of an assortment of mixed metal fish all around the body. These have all been skillfully and meticulously... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
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