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Set of 3 sterling silver covered tureens after a design by Frank Lloyd Wright. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises 1 small and 2 large tureens. Each: Octagonal bowl and wide and overhanging rim with applied and cutout Modern fretwork handles. Spread base. Raised cover with soft faceting and “bowtie” finial comprising 2 triangles.

Wright conceived this design for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, which opened in 1923. It was executed in sterling silver, circa 1986, by... Click for details

Sale Price: $32,500.00
Listed Price $50,000.00

Pair of Chantilly sterling silver covered vegetable dishes. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1899. Each: Bellied lozenge bowl with scrolled everted rim and raised ovalish foot. Raised cover with twist-lock scrolled ring handle for conversion to second serving bowl. Practical vessels in the classic pattern with scrolls, flowers, and gadrooning. Hallmark includes date symbol and no. A578. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 9 7/8 x D 7 5/8 in. Total weight: 67.5 troy ounces. #BQ571

Sale Price: $5,565.00
Listed Price $7,950.00

Pretty Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval with flared rim, flared foot, and stationary handle with open scrollwork. Acid-etched floral garlands on exterior. Reeded rim. Hallmark includes pattern no. 15628 (first produced in 1903) and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition.

Small dimensions: H 5 7/8 x W 3 5/8 x D 2 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BQ550 & BQ551

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00

Magnificent Belle Epoque 950 silver centerpiece bowl. Lozenge-form with curved sides and scrolled rim. Cast end handles in form of mermen: Strong and vigorous boys gripping the rim with their writhing, scaly tails split-mounted to sides. Fluid leaves, guilloche, and gadroons. Raised and pierced foot with same. Interior gilt-washed. Detachable gilt-metal liner. Hallmarked Froment-Meurice, a Parisian maker that exhibited at world’s fairs and executed special commissions for royalty. Fine... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold

Rare Midcentury Modern sterling silver two-tiered cake stand comprising two stacking compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each compote has a raised foot, upward tapering stem, and shallow disc bowl. The small compote’s foot fits on the large compote’s raised center. Hallmark includes director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965) and postwar pattern nos. 23665J (small) and 23665K (large). Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 9 5/8 x D 7 5/8 in. Large compote: H 5 1/2 x D 7 5/8 in.... Click for details

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

Modern sterling silver tray. Made by R. Wallace & Sons in Wallingford, Conn, ca 1910. Rectangular well with wavy and beaded rim. Hallmark includes no. 538. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 12 3/4 x D 8 7/8 in. Weight: 12.5 troy ounces. #BK162

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00

Set of 4 sterling silver plates with landscape rim. Made by S. Kirk & Son Inc. in Baltimore. Each: Plain well engraved with armorial and Latin motto Mediocria Firma. Wide shoulder with chased and repousse rural scenes including old stone buildings, picket fences, and gnarly trees. Imbricated leaf rim. Charming pastoral by a great regional maker. Hallmark (1925-32) with no. 38L and phrase “Hand Decorated”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 11 in. Total weight: 88 troy ounces.... Click for details

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

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with u-form facets and scalloped rim. Three ball supports. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 25094. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D 7 in. Weight: 12.8 troy ounces. #BQ205

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00

Fabulous Aesthetic coin silver soup tureen. Made by Gorham in Providence, circa 1865. Ovoid bowl with shaped ends and molded rim on raised oval foot. Tapering scroll handle mounted at top to shaped and upside-down V terminating in stylized leaf mounts. Cover domed with soft faceting and leaf-mounted branch ring finial. Restrained and stylish from the end of the coin era. Advanced Victorian design that would also work on a Modern table. Hallmark includes stamps for maker and retailer Shreve,... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00

Edwardian sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved sides, turned-down rim, and inset reeded foot. Interior has wide acid-etched band comprising curvilinear frame inset with stylized leaves. Wreath with same in center (vacant). Smart and Modern form with a Gothic twist. Hallmark includes pattern no. 17694 (first produced in 1910), director’s letter m (1907-47), and volume (2 pts). Good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x D 7 7/8 in. Weight: 14.8 troy ounces. #BH741

Sale Price: $805.00
Listed Price $1,150.00

American Edwardian sterling silver and clear glass candy jar. Four-sided and bombe bowl with star cut to underside. Short neck in sterling silver collar and hinged and beaded cover (also sterling silver). Hallmarked Goodnow & Jenks, who were active in Boston from 1893-1905. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 7/8 x W 4 x 4 in. #BQ548

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00

Fancy sterling silver centerpiece urn. Bowl and foot engraved with feathery scrollwork, flowers, and diaper. Bowl and foot rims pierced with same. Hallmarked Roger Williams, a Providence maker active in the early 20th century. Numbered G194. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 9 1/4 x D 11 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 47.8 troy ounces. #BQ452

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