Design Drives Our Passion For Antique Sterling Silver And Antique Jewelry
Georgian-style sterling silver tray. Made by Birks in Montreal in 1949. Circular with molded and curvilinear piecrust rim. Hallmark includes date letter and no. 99/9. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: 1/3 x W 8 1/4 x D 8 1/8 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. BL717$695
Edwardian sterling silver trophy cup. Made by William Hutton & Sons in London in 1908. Curved and faceted bowl and flying double-scroll side handles with stylized foliate cap. Raised and faceted foot. Molded rims and bands. An elegant design with discrete spaces for engraving. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 9 x W 14 x D 10 in. Weight: 44.6 troy ounces. BL755$4,500
Midcentury sterling silver petal bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow with 5 pointed and turned-down petals. Rests on 3 balls supports. Hallmark includes pattern no. 23409.
Dimensions: H 1 ½ x W 7 x D 7 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. BL747$495
Sterling silver serving tray with acid-etched characters from fairytales and nursery rhymes. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1920. A procession of famous characters, including Little Bo Peep, Puss n’ Boots, Little Red Riding Hood, and Humpty Dumpty. In the foreground stands a witch with a pair of stylish children (Hansel and Gretel). Approaching the group are Mary and her Little Lamb. A rich literary medley. Hallmark includes no. 202. Excellent condition with clear and crisp... Click for details$4,950
Silver treasure box. Made by Navajo craftsman Ray Adakai. Rectangular with raised and hinged cover. Incised, engraved, and chased ornament, including lines, scalloping, lobes, and scrolls. Four incised conical supports. Hasp closure. Great for mementoes. Hallmarked “Ray Adakai.” Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 8 1/8 x D 6 in. Weight: 33 troy ounces. BL629$1,750
American clear glass rye decanter with silver overlay. Made for Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston, ca. 1900. Squat and round body, short cylindrical neck, helmet mouth, and scroll handle. Squat and round stopper with flat top and short and tapering plug. Overlay tendrils, scrolls, and grain heads. Armorial cartouche (vacant). Stopper top has engraved script monogram. Hallmark includes retailer’s name and 999/1000 silver. Excellent condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: H 7 x D 5 ¼ in.... Click for details$1,100
Silver beaker with scrollwork. Made by Alderman Fyodor Petrov in Moscow, in late 18th century. Tapering sides and molded rim. Scrolls, foliage, and flowers. One eagle perches on scroll while a second eagle hovers above the flowers. Conventional Western European ornament adapted with Eastern flair. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. BI122$1,250
Sterling silver baby cup. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1886. Straight sides and c-scroll handle. Plain and sturdy with lots of room for engraving. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. BL732$600
Victorian sterling silver loving cup. Made by Thomas Walter & Henry Holland in London, in 1894, for Mappin & Webb. Flared rim, stepped foot, and double-scroll side handles with foliate caps. Substantial and semi-abstract chased ornament: foliage, lines, and beading. Lots of room for engraving. Fully hallmarked including maker’s and retailer’s names.
Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x W 12 x D 7 in. Weight: 38.5 troy ounces. BL836$4,250
Silver salver with 4 claw-and-ball supports. Made by S. Kirk & Son in Baltimore, ca. 1880. Circular well with engraved pointille and diaper pattern, and central laurel wreath cartouche (historic script monogram). Dense floral repousse border with raised leaf-and-dart rim. Hallmarked “S Kirk & Son 11 OZ 512.” The alloy is 11/12 ounces (that is, 916 silver). Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x D 9 1/2 in. Weight: 12.7 troy ounces. BL535$1,200
Pair of Victorian sterling silver heart-form napkin rings. Made in Birmingham in 1897. Each: castellated rims and dense and engraved ornament. Discreet strapwork monogram. A romantic twosome that come in a leather bound-case lined with flamboyant scarlet silk and velvet lining. A gift to be treasured. Fully hallmarked with indistinct maker’s mark. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 1 3/4 x D 1 in. Total weight: 1.8 troy ounces. Case dimensions: H 2 1/3 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 1/4 in.... Click for details$650
George III sterling silver covered vegetable dish. Made by Paul Storr in London in 1811.
Rectangular with tapering sides and gadrooned rim. Armorial cherub’s head engraved on both sides. Raised cover has gadrooned rim on top and applied and engraved armorial on side. Detachable snake handle on foliate mount. Cover interior has gadrooned rim. Cover can also be used as serving dish. First-rate craftsmanship and elegant and functional design.
Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 12 1/8 x D 9 in.... Click for details$9,500