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BR652

Rare Mooresque sterling silver compote. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Greek kylix with round and flat bowl, knopped and tapering shaft, and double-domed base. Cast openwork brackets with mounted as side handles and to shaft. Beading. Engraved interlaced script monogram. Butler finish. Gilt-washed interior.

A beautiful piece that applies exotic ornament to a Classical form. The pattern was conceived by Edward C. Moore in the mid-1860s. Fully marked including John C.... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
BT125

Modern Classical sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: Deep well and turned-down molded ogee rim interspersed with stylized scallop shells. Short support flowing into raised foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 14291C and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x D 7 1/4 in. Total weight: 18 troy ounces. #BT125

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BB384

Pair of Martele silver compotes. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1909. Each: Gilt-washed well with gently turned-down and wavy rim. Domed foot with castellated rim. Scattered leaves and flowers chased on hand-hammered ground.

On foot underside engraved interlaced script monogram, the phrase “W.C. Codman / 1909”, and date ‘December 25, / 1913”. William Christmas Codman was an English designer who worked for Gorham beginning in 1891. He oversaw the company’s Martele production from its... Click for details

Sale Price: $10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
BR515

Aesthetic sterling silver compote. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1870. Shallow round bowl mounted to conical support on flat foot. A spare form suggestive of the Greek kylix with low-slung side handles terminating in volute scrolls with rim-mounted leaves. A cast bird with flapping wings is mounted to each scroll. Fluid and stylized flowers engraved to support. Fine craftsmanship and innovative Classicism that suggest the maker was John R. Wendt, who was active in New York during the... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BR488

Tall and stylish avant-garde sterling silver horse compote, ca 1870. Round bowl with beaded rim on short support mounted to globe with pendant cone. Tripod support with stylized hoof-and-scroll feet mounted to trefoil foot with stylized ornamental rim. Spare geometry embellished with 3 cast horse heads alternating with 3 loose mounted rings threaded with chains. On underside stamped “925/1000” in heraldic shield, which is a mark associated with New York retailer Ball, Black, & Co., who were... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BR492

Classical sterling silver compote. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1874. Curved bowl on ribbed shaft flowing into domed and reeded foot. Dense and dynamic band of rinceaux and garlands as well as winged cherubs gripping the reins of stampeding Pegasuses. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date letter, and no. 1134. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 23 troy ounces. #BR492

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BR451

American Greek Revival sterling silver compote, ca 1865. Oval helmet bowl on short knopped stem flowing into round foot support by 4 leaf-capped scrolled shield supports. Leaf-capped scroll bracket handle with cast herm in figure of piping cherub. Handle mounted to end with flying volute scroll. Bowl exterior has chased leaf border on stippled ground terminating in applied volutes. Loose and feathery leaves and flowers engraved on bowl and foot.

Lively Classicism attributed to JR Wendt, a New... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BQ506

Pair of Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Each: Round and shallow bowl on upward tapering shaft flowing into raised foot. Well center solid with engraved leaves and tendrils surrounded by pierced interlaced scroll and leaf pattern heightened with engraving. Rim has molded c-scrolls interspersed with scallop shells. Foot has same engraved and pierced ornament. Fully marked including pattern no. 16975 (first produced in 1907) and... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BR256

Greek Revival sterling silver footed bowl. Made by Grosjean & Woodward for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway in New York. Bowl wide and shallow with flat fretwork rim. Ornament applied to exterior: Medallions inset with male youth heads surrounded by leaf-and-berry branches. Bowl underside center has petal lobing to which are mounted two side handles with stylized leaf-caps on split volute scroll terminals. Cylindrical support flowing into domed foot with chased leaf-and-berry bunches alternating... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BR116

Striking Art Nouveau Classical sterling silver centerpiece compote. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. Curved well and wide and tapering shoulder with molded rim. Knop on raised foot. Acid-etched ornament. In well vacant center radiating stop fluting. On shoulder loose and fluid scroll band with flower volutes and leaves. Foot same. Fully marked including pattern no. 18935A (first produced in 1915) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition with strong... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BS192

Pair of Edwardian sterling silver and crystal compotes. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910. Each: Shallow clear crystal bowl with etched flowers and gently turned-down scalloped rim mounted to raised foot with chased flowers and reeded and lobed foot. Pretty pieces for serving or display. Crystal very heavy. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and letters FLM. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 7 3/8 in. #BS192

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BQ932

Turn-of-the-century sterling silver dessert set with world’s fair exhibition history. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises 12 plates and 2 compotes. Each plate: Hexagonal well bordered by bead-and-reel surrounded by applied and open rim in relief comprising fruit baskets joined by rinceaux scrolls and garland. Each compote: Same with raised and gadrooned foot on three leaf-mounted volute scrolls.

Fully marked. Both compotes have pattern no. 14175 of which one with... Click for details

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