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Wrist purse in hand-hammered sterling silver heightened with 14 karat rose gold. Made by James E. Blake in Attleboro, Mass. ca, 1920. Rectangular with hinged cover. Cover has rose gold stripes and vacant rectangular cartouche set in upper right corner. Interior has 2 coin compartments, a compact, and billfold. Cover interior lightly gilt. With wrist chain. A smart accessory with room for the basic necessities. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 ½ x W 3 ¾ in. Weight: 3.4 troy ounces. BI233$450
Sterling silver box. Made by Andrew Taylor in Newark, ca. 1940, for Cartier. Rectangular with crisp corners and molded rim. Cover is flat and hinged with scalloped tab. Box interior cedar lined. Hallmarked by Andrew Taylor and Cartier. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1 ¼ x W 3 2/3 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight (with wood): 5 troy ounces. BI208$695
Gilt sterling silver and enamel box with Rococo pastoral scene, ca. 1910. Rectangular with curved sides and flat hinged cover. Sides and underside are green with ornamental silver gilt borders. On cover a young man presents a shepherdess with a cage. The cage door is open and she removes the bird. Traditional symbolism prettily depicted. The scene is set in silver gilt scrolled cartouche on black ground. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina and bright colors.
Dimensions: H 1/3 x W 3 ¼ x D 2 ¼ in. BH509$1,200
Hand-blown clear glass humidor with cased sterling silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1911. Drum form with open scrolls, foliage, and vacant heraldic cartouche. Cover is solid silver and domed with onion finial. Cover interior has sponge holder and is lightly gilt. Hallmark includes date symbol. Glass has pontil mark.
Dimensions: H 8 x D 5 in. Weight (silver only): 10.3 troy ounces. BL234$1,750
Sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany in New York, ca. 1913. Rectangular with crisp corners. The cover is hinged and curved with molded rim. Box interior cedar lined. The pattern (no. 18495) was first produced in 1913.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/8 x D 3 ¼ in. Weight (with cedar): 16 troy ounces. BI185$1,650
Sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany in New York, ca. 1960. Rectangular with crisp corners. Cover is hinged with molded rim. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Cover interior lightly gilt. Pattern number is 23520. Hallmarked.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 9 ¼ x D 4 1/8 in. Weight (with cedar): 25.1 troy ounces. BL230$2,750
Sterling silver box. Made by Alfredo Sciarrotta for Cartier, ca. 1950. Rectangular with 4 ball feet. Sides are lobed and bisected with applied twisted rope. The cover is flat and hinged with double-scalloped tab. Box interior cedar lined. Very smart. Hallmark includes Sciarrotta’s monogram. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/3 x W 5 ¼ x D 3 ½ in. Weight (with cedar): 12 troy ounces. BL229$1,250
Sterling silver desk box. Made by Poole in Taunton, Mass., ca. 1950.Rectangular with crisp corners and lobed bracket corner supports. Cover is hinged and curved. Box is cedar lined and partitioned. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 6 ½ x D 3 ½ in. BL217$1,200
Gorham Sterling Silver Stamp Box C 1900 Sterling silver stamp box. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1900. Rectangular with curved sides and chamfered corners. Cover is hinged. Raised scrolls, scallop shells, and flowers on sides and cover. Oval cartouche on cover is vacant as is circular cartouche on front side. Interior is lightly gilt and partitioned. Hallmark includes model no. B1056.
Dimensions: H 1 1/3 x W 4 ½ x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 8.4 troy ounces. BL232$950
George V Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1922. Rectangular with corner bracket supports. Cover is flat and hinged with scalloped tab and engine-turned ground. Central rectangular cartouche is vacant. Box interior cedar lined. Box underside leather lined. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 ½ x W 7 ¼ x D 3 7/8 in. BI202$1,850
George V Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by William Neale & Sons in Birmingham in 1933. Rectangular with rounded corners. Cover is hinged with tab. Engraved linear ornament. Small rectangular cartouche in upper right corner is vacant. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Box underside leather lined. Hallmarked. Small dings and dents.
Dimensions: H 2 ¾ x W 7 x D 3 1/8 in. BI201$895
Cigarette case in 900 silver with enamel cats. Made by FB in Austria, ca. 1920. Rectangular with curved sides and hinged cover. On cover are a couple kitties sitting pretty. They have stiffened forelegs and downcast eyes. They look remorseful – but don’t be fooled. Absolutely adorable with realistic touches, including pink noses and those little tufts of ear fur. Interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina and good color.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 3 2/3 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. BI079$2,750
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