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BM101

European sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Imported to Birmingham in 1905 by Steinhart & Co. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is bust of long-tressed temptress with rose-tinted flesh swathed in red robe. Full frontal. For PG-13 version, see BM100. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and good patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/3 x W 3 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BM101

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BM100

European 935 silver and enamel cigarette case. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is bust of long-tressed temptress with rose-tinted flesh swathed in white gauze. Suggestive. For R-rated version, see BM101. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and good patina.

Dimensions: H 3 2/3 x W 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4.3 troy ounces. #BM100

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BL826

Sterling silver heart-form jewelry box. Made by Durgin in Providence, ca. 1900, for JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Heart-form with hinged and raised cover. Low relief ornament: crowned and beribboned cartouches (vacant), garlands, and cornucopias. Box and cover interior lined with black velvet. Hallmark includes maker’s and retailer’s marks as well as no. 134. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 3/4 in. Total weight : 9.3 troy ounces. BL826

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BL735

Neoclassical sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1913. Rectangular with curved and hinged cover. Raised ornament including garlands, dentil, and paterae on sides and cover. On cover is central oval cartouche (vacant). Cover interior lightly gilt. The pattern (no. 18496B) was first produced in 1913. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 ¼ x W 9 1/3 x D 6 in. Weight: 24 troy ounces. BL735

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BL583

Regency sterling silver book-form vinaigrette. Made by Taylor & Perry in Birmingham, ca. 1820. Boards have engine-turned ornament. Spine has raised bands. On front board is rectangular cartouche with historic monogram. Gilt interior with pierced and hinged foliate grill. A great gift for a bibliophile. Hallmark includes indistinct date letter. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 7/8 x D 1/4 in. BL583

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BI741

Sterling silver cigarette case with marine motif. Made by R. Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1900. Rectangular and hinged. Chased and repousse double-sided aquatic scene: water, plants, and fish. Interior gilt. Hallmark includes model no. 597. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 2 ¾ in. Weight:3.1 troy ounces. BI741

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BI742

Sterling silver cigarette case with marine motif. Made by R. Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1900. Rectangular and hinged. Chased and repousse double-sided aquatic scene: water, plants, and fish. Interior gilt. Hallmark includes model no. 597. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 2 ¾ in. Weight: 3.4 troy ounces. BI742

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BI624

Regal and romantic sterling silver heart box. Made by Howard in New York in 1897. Heart form with hinged cover. Ornament includes garlands and ribbon applied to sides and cover. Also, three crowned cartouches (vacant). Hallmark includes date and model no. 166. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 6 3/4 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 25.5 troy ounces. #BI624

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BI564

French 950 silver desk box, ca. 1910. Rectangular with paneled sides. Cover is hinged with molded rim. On top is rectangular cartouche bordered by garlands, scrolls, and foliage. Elegant and subdued. Art Nouveau with a hint of Rococo. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Box underside lined with leather. Mercury head hallmark. Excellent condition with delicate patina and crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 8 1/2 x D 5 3/4 in. #BI564

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BI570

European cigarette case in 900 silver and enamel, ca. 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover. On cover is enameled bust of English bulldog: sagging jowls, pink tongue, and anxious brown eyes. Around neck is studded green collar. Interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked “900.” Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BI570

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BI464

Sterling silver cigarette case with enameled nautical flags. Made by Thomae in Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1940, for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular and hinged. On cover are enameled flags and phrases “Storm warnings” and “Weather forecast.” Interior gilt. A fun piece of nautical nostalgia. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with good color and patina.

Dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 4 ½ in. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. BI464

Sale Price: Sold
BI251

Sterling silver lady’s compact purse. Made by Theodore W. Foster (formerly Foster & Bailey) in Providence, ca. 1910. Rectangular and hinged. Allover acid-etched scrolls and flowers. Compact interior with 3 compartments. With wrist chain and finger ring. Monogrammed. Hallmarked. A beautiful piece in fine condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 2 1/3 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BI251

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
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