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BP422

Aesthetic sterling silver scent bottle. Made by Shiebler in New York, ca 1880. Squat tapering bowl with short neck. Cover tall and conical with lift-up cap for daubing scent. Applied wrap-around chrysanthemums. Advanced design and ornament. Hallmark includes no. 5740. Fine patina and definition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BP422

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BN189

Beautiful ruby glass and sterling silver perfume and vinaigrette. Made in London in 1871. Rectilinear with faceted shoulders. Silver collar with hinged cover. Silver vinaigrette with hinged cover mounted to base. Engraved scrollwork. A vital two-fer for the lady making her way through the fragrant streets of Victorian London. Perfume cover has engraved monogram. Vinaigrette cover has star frame (vacant). Hallmarked Samson Mordan, one of the top makers of smalls in the late 19th and early 20th... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BP604

Sterling silver shaving mug. Made by Ritter & Sullivan in Baltimore, ca 1900. Bowl has curved base and floral repousse on stippled ground. Capped s-scroll handle and 2 brackets for brush. Interior gilt and partitioned; one part has concentric piercing. A great period piece from the days when facial hair was a minor art. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 9.8 troy ounces. #BP604

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BO568

Cut-glass powder jar with sterling silver cover. Made by Unger Brothers in Newark, ca 1900. Jar has curved sides and cut flutes alternating with notched ferns. Cover encircled with elongated female figure terminating in flowers (irises) in repousse. A great example of the period’s woman-flower motif – in this case, slightly self- referencing with the outstretched arm picking one of the flowers. Interlaced monogram. Hallmark includes patent date June 23, 1903. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BO570

Beautiful Art Nouveau clear cut-glass powder jar with sterling silver cover. Made by Unger Bros. in Newark, ca 1900. Jar is curved with short neck and cut ornament. Cover encircled with beckoning siren and flowers. Script monogram. Cover interior gilt. A great period piece by a collectible maker. Sterling hallmarked. Condition: Very good. Glass has a few flea bites.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight (cover only): 2 troy ounces. BO570

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
BP168

Modern sterling silver compact. Made by Napier in Meriden, Conn., ca 1940. Circular well and mirror mounted to overhanging and hinged four-leaf clovers. The cover is chased and stylized. A practical accessory that should also bring good luck. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 2 3/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Gross weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BP168

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BO316

Antique 900 silver gilt compact with pretty kitty. Rectangular and hinged with low-relief feline on front and back. Long-haired kitty with straight forelegs and wrap-around tail. Same image on both sides, though the front version has red jewel eyes. Interior has beveled mirror and two hinged compartments. With wrist chain. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions (without chain): H 2 1/2 x W 1 7/8 x D 1/4 in. BO316

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BD709

Clear glass vanity jar with sterling silver collar and hinged cover. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1893. Cylindrical with star cut to underside. Cover and rim interior gilt. Interior stopper is also clear glass with short plug. Hallmark includes date symbol and no. S953. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D in. BD709

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
AY381

Austrian clear glass vanity jar with silver and enamel cover, ca. 1920. Jar is tubular and faceted. Silver cover with enamel border: polychrome floral garland on white ground. Pretty. Lots of room for engraving. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 2 7/8 x D 1 3/4 in. AY381

Sale Price: $262.50
Listed Price $375.00
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
BL994

American emerald glass perfume bottle with silver overlay, ca. 1900. Globular with short neck and everted rim. Dense and symmetrical but dynamic overlay with overlapping flowers and stems. Same to stopper which is ball with short plug. Hallmarked sterling silver with no. 34. Excellent condition with rich color and patina.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. BL994

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BL995

Emerald glass perfume bottle with silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1890. Ovoid bottle with controlled and symmetrical whiplash overlay inset with trefoils. Flat ball stopper with short plug and foliate overlay. Script monogram engraved on stopper top. Hallmark includes no. D953. Excellent condition with rich color and patina.

Dimensions: H 5 1/8 x D 3 in. BL995

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
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