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BO488

Sterling silver and enamel box.  Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1950. Square with hinged cover.  Cover and underside have vertical reeding. Cover also has ornament in red, green, and black enamel: central circular frame with stylized flower pot set between two  vertical bands. Sides plain.  Box and cover interior lightly gilt.  An abstract interpretation of a traditional motif.  Hallmarked.  Nice condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x W 2 7/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 3.4... Click for details

Sale Price: $490.00
Listed Price $700.00
BM548

Distinguished silver desk box. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and gently curved with tapering tab. Box and cover interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmark possibly Chinese. Fine condition with crisp corners and snug-fitting cover.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 9 7/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Total weight: 24 troy ounces. BM548

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BO141

Austrian 800 silver box, ca 1880. Rectangular. Flat hinged cover, twisted corner columns with foliate capitals, and applied foliage and scrolls. Engraved scrolls and foliage on diaper ground. Cover has applied oval cartouche (vacant). Rests on plain corner supports. With detachable liner. A beautiful piece - weighty and substantial. Box and liner hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 3 ½ x W 7 ½ x D 5 3/8 in. Weight: 42 troy onces. BO141

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BO187

Victorian sterling silver and agate box. Made in Birmingham in 1876. Oval with tapering sides. Cover is hinged and inset with translucent red agate. Gilt interior. Indistinct maker's mark. Excellent condition with nice patina and strong color.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. Total weight: 2.4 troy ounces. BO187

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BO113

German silver & enamel cigarette case, ca. 1910. Rectilinear with hinged cover. On cover is a cat wearing a blue ribbon. A real fluff ball - non judgmental, too. Kitty sits pretty while you enjoy a ciggy. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 1 3/4 in. Weight: 2.2 troy ounces. #BO113

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BM250

George VI sterling silver desk box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1951. Curved underside and hinged cover with flat ends (that is, truncated tube). Cover has fine horizontal lines and central vertical strip with square pattern and stepped tab. Rests on 4 horizontal oval supports. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover interior lightly gilt. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmarked. Good condition with wear to leather.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 6 3/4 x D 4... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BM207

Victorian sterling silver match safe. Made in Birmingham in 1853. Rectangular with 2 compartments, each with hinged cover (one for matches and one with strike). Engine-turned wave patterns alternating with plain stripes. Scrolled cartouche engraved with script presentation. Hallmark includes indistinct maker’s mark (possibly EM). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/3 x W 2 1/4 x D 1 in. #BM207

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BM206

Antique silver gilt and enamel compact with cats in a basket. Round with flat and hinged cover. On cover two kittens cuddle in beribboned basket. They have pink noses, whiskers, and lots of soft fur. They're real fluff balls. Color heightened by unusual black ground bordered by incised silver gilt ornament. Box sides white enamel between silver gilt borders. Cover interior has mirror. Unmarked – possibly Austrian. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/3 x D 2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,065.00
Listed Price $2,950.00
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
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