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Novelty Pepper Grinder in Form of Barrel C 1910

Sterling silver pepper grinder in form of barrel. Made by Currier & Roby in New York, ca. 1910. Barrel has molded staves and stippled head. Rotating handle is scrolled with wood finial. Hallmark includes model no. 5215. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/3 x W 2 ½ x D 1 7/8 in. BI314

Tiffany 3-Piece Sterling Silver Tomato Set C 1943

Three-piece sterling silver serving set in Tomato pattern. Made by Tiffany in New York, ca. 1943. This set comprises 1 bowl and a pair of serving spoon and fork.

Bowl: curved sides and foot ring. Vertical bands of stylized tomatoes applied to bowl exterior. Spoon and fork: same stylized tomato motif and beading to handle. Spoon bowl is oval and gilded. Fork shank is curved with 3 tines, and also gilded. The bowl pattern (no. 22888) was first produced in 1940. Bowl hallmark includes World War II-era star that was used on domestically produced silver beginning in 1943. The spoon and fork were produced in the same era.

Excellent condition with delicate patina. Dimensions: Bowl: H 3 ¾ x D 9 ¼ in. Spoon: Length: 9 ¾ in. Fork: 9 ¾ in. Total weight: 35.6 troy ounces. BL210

German Rococo Sterling Silver Open Salts C 1900

Pair of German Rococo sterling silver open salts, ca. 1900. Each: helmet bowl on 4 scroll feet. Scrolls and flowers on exterior. Interior lightly gilt. A chubby cherub perches on the rim, arm raised in command. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/3 x W 3 x D 1 ¼ in. Total weight: 3.3 troy ounces. BI310

Antique Gorham Salt & Pepper Shakers 1890

Pair of sterling silver salt and pepper shakers. Each: lobed and globular body, cylindrical neck, and pierced bun cover. Hallmark includes date symbol and model no. 2240. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 ½ x D 1 7/8 in. Total weight: 1.2 troy ounces. BH983

American Sterling Silver Candlesticks C 1940

Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Towle in Newburyport, Mass., ca. 1940. Each: Short and tapering shaft on dome foot with raised leaf and bead ornament. Mounted to square base with lobed and scalloped corners. Weighted. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 3 2/3 x D 3 2/3 in. BL254

Tiffany Sterling Silver Tray - Heavy Piecrust

Sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany in New York. Circular with molded curvilinear piecrust rim. A lovely postwar piece in the traditional style. Heavy. Hallmark includes pattern no. 24070.

Dimensions: H ½ x D 12 ¼ in. Weight: 27.5 troy ounces. BI286

Dramatic Centerpiece Bowl with Seashells C 1950

Centerpiece bowl in 800 silver. Made by Eugenio Stancampiano in Palermo, ca. 1950. Gondola bowl on raised and reeded oval foot. Repousse wave ornament suggestive of rippling water. Marine ornament, including conch and scallop shells, seahorses, and starfish applied to exterior. Figures of bearded mermen, with scaly lower extremities, mounted to ends. A dramatic piece by a historic Sicilian maker.

Dimensions: H 10 ¼ x W 23 ½ x D 6 ½ in. Weight: 84 troy ounces. BI151

Antique German Silver Wine Taster 18th C

German silver wine taster, 18th century. Curved with mounted trefoil handles. Alternating cornucopia and Classical heads in repousse. Hallmarked. Attractive period wear and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 2/3 x W 5 ¼ x D 3 1/3 in. BL249

Wallace Salisbury Sterling Silver Bread Tray C 1915

Sterling silver bread tray in Salisbury pattern. Made by R. Wallace in Wallingford, Conn., ca. 1915. Oval well with scalloped rim and engraved ornament, including foliage, wave, and pointille. Hallmark includes pattern name, model no. 33612, and retailer’s mark “Made expressly for the Hardy & Hayes Co.” Heavy weight and excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 11 ¾ x D 6 ¾ in. Weight: 16.5 troy ounces. BI356

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