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BQ279

Hard-to-find sterling silver miniature watering can. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Drum-form with diagonal spout and crimped and high-looping c-scroll handle. A great gift - rich in practical and metaphorical possibilities. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 4 3/8 x D 2 in. Weight: 1.6 troy ounces. #BQ279

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BQ128

Large and heavy sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Baluster bowl with raised foot, c-scroll handles, flared rim, and slashed lobing. Handles reeded and leaf-capped, and have feathery leaf mounts. Gilt-washed interior. A beautiful design with lots of room for engraving. Holds 18 pints. A substantial prize that requires two hands to raise aloft. Hallmark includes pattern no. 10425A and director’s letter m (1907-47).

Dimensions: H 12 x W 13 x D 9 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
BQ202

Antique sterling silver paperclip. Shaped in form of bulldog’s head with saggy jowls, heavily lidded eyes, and clipped ears. A great alpha accessory for serious paperwork. Maker’s mark obliterated when imported to Birmingham, England in 1880. Possibly Gorham. Very good condition with taut spring and rich patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 3 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BQ202

Sale Price: $1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
BN418

Pair of large sterling silver pheasants. Retailed by Marshall Field & Co. in Chicago, ca 1910. This pair comprises cock and hen. They strut, stare, and flap their wings. Flurried fowl with finely delineated feathers, scaly talons, and gaping beaks. A dramatic couple to ornament the dinner table. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Cock: H (with tail) 11 1/2 x W 4 3/4 x D 14 in. Hen: H (with wing) 7 1/4 x W 10 ¼ x D 17 in. Total weight: 62 troy ounces. #BN418

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BP286

Edwardian sterling silver tea set. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1916. This set comprises urn on stand, creamer, and sugar. All: Strapwork, scrollwork on stippled ground, leaf-and-dart, and imbricated leaves. Leaf-capped bracket handles.

Urn and creamer have baluster body. Creamer interior gilt-washed. Sugar bellied. Urn and sugar have gadrooned and domed cover with berry finial. Urn, creamer, and sugar have raised foot. Stand has 4 supports with padded volute terminals. Urn has capped... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
BQ208

Tall Art Nouveau sterling silver goblet. Made by S. Blanckensee & Sons in Birmingham in 1903. Bowl has two dolphin bracket supports and knopped stem on stepped foot. Enamel circle with two boats sailing on aquamarine water, blue sky and fluffy white clouds in the background. The enamel is surrounded by stylized flowers and stippled whiplash. Engraved presentation dated 1909. A rare mix of avantgarde and old-fashioned nautical. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x D 4 3/4... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BP955

Party-size sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1929. Tapering bowl, scrolled-bracket handle, diagonal spout with built-in strainer and chained cap, and short neck with bun cover. Holds 4 pints. Hallmark includes pattern no. 21357 (first produced in 1929) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 8 1/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 35.5 troy ounces. #BP955

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BN388

Fabulous Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame by turn-of-the-century Unger Bros. Rectangular. Acid-etched floral border on stippled ground: Sinuous and interlaced blooms with whiplash stems. Fluid and shaped cartouche (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. Hallmarked. Fine definition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 13 1/4 x W 10 1/8 in. Window: H 10 3/4 x W 7 5/8 in. #BN388

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BN391

Edwardian sterling silver cereal bowl and plate with circus motif. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark. Bowl: Upward tapering sides and molded rim. Plate: Plain well and molded rim. Acid etched processions of dancing pigs, top-hatted lion, and harnessed bears. Monkey-supported mirror for engraving the initials of the cutest animal of all. Hallmark includes no. 1482. Very good condition with nice definition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 1 7/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Plate: H 1/2 x D 6 1/4 in. Total weight: 9 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BQ178

Georgian-style sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Circular with crisp and molded curvilinear pie crust rim. Traditional with good heft. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 24070. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 29.2 troy ounces. #BQ178

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BQ158

Marine-themed sterling silver vase with seashells. Made by Theodore B. Starr in New York, ca 1900. Cylindrical with spread vase and beaded wavy mouth. Scrolled and leaf-capped side handles. Two bands with clams, mussels, conches, starfish, and algae. Fine striation and texture. Hallmark includes 213/2QT. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 12 1/2 x D 5 3/4 in. Weight: 30.5 troy ounces. #BQ158

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BN409

Large Modern sterling silver frame. Made by Hickok Matthews (formerly Lebkuecher) in Newark, ca 1940. Rectangular window bordered by engine-turned wrap-around lines. Rectangular tablet (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) picture. Hallmark includes no. 3009MM and phrase “hand made”. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame H 12 1/8 x W 9 5/8 in. Window: H 10 3/4 x W 8 1/8 in. #BN409

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
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