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BN809

Delightful antique German sterling silver swan. A big bird with scrolled neck terminating in closed bill and erect tail feathers. Finely engraved feathers and hinged plumy wings that can be opened to suggest flight. A fabulous centerpiece with capacious well for arranging flowers. Hallmarked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 12 x W 7 in. D 16 1/2 in. Wingspan: 14 in. Weight: 53.4 troy ounces. #BN809

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BQ395

George VI sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by John Henry Wynn in Birmingham in 1945. Large rectangle with hinged and enameled cover depicting an English fighter plane (the Mosquito) flying high in the sky. Allover engine-turned ornament. Interior gilt washed. A great World War II-era aviation collectible. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 6 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 7 troy ounces. #BQ395

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BQ137

Victorian sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1898. Bellied baluster with tapering s-scroll side handles and stepped foot. Lots of room for engraving. Hallmark includes date symbol, no. A33M, and volume (3 1/2 pts). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x W 10 1/2 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 17.2 troy ounces. #BQ137

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BN815

Sterling silver flatware set for 12 in Francis I pattern. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunon, Mass. This set comprises 88 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 forks (7 1/4) and 12 salad forks (6 1/8); Spoons: 16 teaspoons (5 7/8) and 12 soup spoons (5 7/8); Knives: 12 knives (8 7/8), 12 steak knives (9 1/8), and 12 butter spreaders (5 7/8).

Butter spreaders have flat handles and sterling silver blades. All other blades stainless steel.

A great starter set in the perennially popular... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN703

Edwardian sterling silver ice bucket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight and tapering sides with open bottom, 4 squashed ball supports, and 2 bracket handles mounted to rim. Sides have web-style piercing. Lozenge-form cartouche (vacant). Detachable clear glass liner. Hallmark includes pattern no. 17194 (first produced in 1908) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Good condition with minor unevenness on underside.

Overall dimensions: H 4 3/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight (silver only): 6 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BQ494

Victorian Georgian sterling silver chafing dish in stand. Bowl has straight and tapering sides, gadrooned rim, and inset base. Cover domed with gadrooned shoulder and reeded ring handle in leaf-and-branch mount. Stand has straight and tapering fretworked sides with open leaf supports and leaf-mounted bracket handles. Heating element has gadrooned rim and is set centrally in stretcher frame. Hallmarked Kidney & Johnson, a New York maker active ca 1868-1874. Very good condition. Heating element... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BQ345

Gilded Age sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain and round well. Turned-down and wavy rim embellished with scrolls, shells, flowers, and leaves. Ornament applied, pierced, and chased, and heightened with stippling and engraving. Turn-of-the-century sumptuousness – very much a statement piece. Hallmark includes pattern no. 11509 (first produced in 1892) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 18 in. Heavy weight:... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BQ503

Innovative Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Straight and tapering cup, detachable and domed top, and bun cover. Built-in strainer can be turned over and used as grater. The best of American ingenuity. Hallmarked Weidlich, a Connecticut maker active in the first half of the 20th century. Numbered 7674/67. Very good condition apart from a few minor pings to underside.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. Weight: 8.2 troy ounces. #BQ503

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BN607

Edwardian sterling silver picture frame. Rectangular window and flat surround engraved with dense flowers and foliate scrolls. Shaped frame (vacant). For vertical (portrait) display. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. Hallmarked IN Deitsch, a New York maker active ca 1904-15. Numbered 169. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 9 1/4 x W 7 1/4 in. Window: H 8 x W 6 in. #BN607

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BP861

Traditional sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Bellied bowl and open tree handle. Hallmark includes no. 242. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 x D 5 1/8 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BP861

Sale Price: $245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BQ584

Pair of French Belle Epoque 950 silver covered serving dishes on stands. Each: Bowl has tapering sides, imbricated leaf rim, and open foliate scroll side handles. Detachable liner. Double domed cover with beading. Cast leaf-and-berry finial encircled by same. Stand shaped with circular well and imbricated leaf rim. Sumptuous turn-of-the century design by Risler & Carre, a Paris maker active ca 1897-1912. All parts marked except one stand, which is unmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions:... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BQ154

George II sterling silver cruet stand. Made by Samuel Wood in London in 1752. Cinquefoil base with 4 double-scroll mounts supporting 7-ring frame (of which 2 for stoppers). Each mount terminates in scallop shell foot. Central knopped pole with baluster terminal and scrolled open finial. Mounted asymmetrical cartouche engraved with armorial. Hallmarked.

With: Pair of George II sterling silver baluster sugar shakers with same armorial; Made by same in same; Victorian cut-glass mustard pot with... Click for details

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