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BN744

Pair of Art Deco, sterling silver, enamel, and crystal perfumes. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1920. Each: Crystal baluster bottle with flat circular foot, cut lobed shoulder, and short neck. Etched stylized flowers. Disc stopper with radiating lilac guilloche enamel and sterling silver sides and neck. Crystal dagger plug. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 2 1/8 in. #BN744

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BS243

George V crystal perfume. Made by Adie Brothers in Birmingham in 1930. Curved and faceted sides with alternating pendant flowers and berry branch. Short neck in gilt sterling silver collar engraved with 3-letter monogram. Cover same and shaped with yellow enamel guilloche top with scallop shell on scaly ground. Stopper has long dagger plug. A pretty bottle in the enduringly popular Edwardian style. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x W 2 3/4 x D 2 3/4 in. #BS243 & BS244

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
AW342

Pair of Victorian crystal and sterling silver perfumes. Made in Birmingham in 1890. Each: Conical with cut diaper-patterned stripes alternating with plain lobes. Star cut to underside. Short neck with threaded sterling silver collar and ball cover with tooled scrolls. Cover top vacant. Pretty and old fashioned. Fully marked including maker’s initials DJE. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 4 in. #AW342

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
AY139

Art Nouveau sterling silver and enamel vanity set. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. This set comprises hand mirror, hairbrush, and comb. Mirror and brush have curved rectilinear frame with upward tapering handle. Each: Nocturnal waterscape with pink roses in foreground surrounded by concentric pink guilloche with black border in enamel. Sterling silver sides with flowers and Classical leaf-and-dart and bead-and-reel ornament. Mirror glass beveled. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BS242

Sweet and pretty Art Nouveau clear glass perfume with silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence, ca 1900. Bottle ovoid with short cylindrical neck and flat rim in silver collar. Stopper squashed ball with short plug. Engraved silver overlay in form of fluid and interlaced scrolls. Asymmetrical cartouche engraved with single-letter script monogram. Fully marked and numbered 40. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 3/8 in. #BS242

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BS735

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no.... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BI197

Pretty American Edwardian perfume, ca 1910. Ovoid crystal battle with acid-etched and stylized flower branch and faceted neck. Stopper sterling silver with radiating pink guilloche top and dagger plug. Stopper marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x D 2 1/2 in. #BI197

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BH110

Rococo Revival sterling silver vanity mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular beveled glass in shaped surround with bracket supports and scrolled crown. Dense and dynamic ornament with scrolls and flowers. Crown has oval cartouche (vacant) between embedded lion’s heads. Stained-wood back and hinged support. Fully marked including pattern no. 9156 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 16 x W 12 1/2 in. Glass: H 11 1/2... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BN856

Beautiful gift-quality sterling silver perfume bottle. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1873. Cylindrical with sloping shoulder and tall neck. Threaded and cork-lined cover. At bottom viniagrette with hinged cover and hinged and pierced grill. Engraved stylized foliate ornament and interlaced script monograms. A handy accessory for the aesthetically overwhelmed neuropath. Fully marked including date letter and no. 140. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 7/8 in. Weight: 1.5 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BS610

Pair of rare Art Nouveau perfume bottles. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910.

Each: Clear crystal with ovoid body and truncated conical neck terminating in knop. Cut ornament in form of large leafy scrolls and beads. Foot sterling silver with acid-etched scrolls and flowers and mauve enamel beads. Stopper sterling silver with more scrolls and flowers, enamel chevrons, lobed finial, and scalloped rim. Stopper has short glass plug. Beautiful turn-of-the-century design with a touch of... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BJ692

George V crystal powder jar with gilt sterling silver and enamel cover. Made by Adie Brothers in Birmingham in 1930. Bellied with alternating wide and clear facets and stylized floral ornament. Gilt sterling silver shaped cover has gently curved top with yellow guilloche enamel scallop shell on wavy ground. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina and strong color.

Dimensions: H 2 5/8 x D 4 1/2 in. #BJ692

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BN962

Beautiful hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal perfume. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Baluster with double-scroll side handles and threaded cover. Vertical stylized vegetation and darting insects (butterflies and dragonflies) applied to honeycomb ground. With chain for hanging on a lady’s chatelaine. A small-scale confluence of Japanese inspiration and Arts & Crafts technique. Hallmark includes pattern and order numbers, director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
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