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Victorian 18k gold cuff bracelet with applied rope and bead border and encrusted miner diamond starburst and seed pearls. England, ca 1880. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Circumference 9 in x W 1 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 65 dwt. #1010

Sale Price: $12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00

Antique European silver keepsake box. Round with straight sides. Cover hinged and raised with tab. Coins and medallions inset to sides and cover in fluid and stylized engraved frames. Olden-days numismatics with Latin-encircled kings in periwigs and neck ruffs on obverse and coats of arms on reverse. Unmarked. Good condition with attractive period wear and rubbing.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 7 3/8 x D 7 in. Gross weight: 27.5 troy ounces. #BQ788

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

Antique Chinese gold covered box with semi-precious stones. Rectangular with curved corners . Finely chased and repousse ornament on stippled ground. Box and cover top have wraparound floral garland. Cover top has semi-precious stones inset in form of butterfly in oval. Cover sides have wraparound leaf band. Sumptuous with rich color and fine detail. Gold tests for 22K. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 3 1/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 141 DWT (2195 G). #BN874

Sale Price: $19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00

Art Deco sterling silver and enamel necessaire. Made by Adie Brothers in Birmingham in 1933. Cartouche sterling silver box on four open ornamental supports. Cover hinged. Top covered with blue guilloche enamel with wavy concentric circles and shaded radiating lines, and scrolled border. Box interior has fitted velvet inset with 6 manicure instruments. Cover interior silk lined with retailer’s label and silk pad. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked. Condition: Very good. Instruments... Click for details

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

Chinese export silver card case. Narrow and rectangular with straight sides and crisp corners. Chased and embossed scenes with modish exotics: Chinamen in funny gowns and hats with pavilions and blossoming trees in background. A real period piece - no cliché left behind. Maker's stamp "C". Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 2 3/8 x D 1/2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN936

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882. Curved sides and s-scroll side handles. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. At top is wide band with stylized ornament: rinceaux between beaded, rosette, and bead-and-reel borders. Applied birds (including a crane), insects (butterflies), and reptile (lizard) as well as cattails and flowers. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes phrase “Sterling / & other metals”, date letter, and no. 15. Very good condition... Click for details

Sale Price: $16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00

Traditional sterling silver Revere bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1957. Curved sides, flared rim, and raised foot. The classic form with lots of room for engraving. Hallmark includes date code, no. 41660, and phrase “P. Revere / Reproduction”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 9 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BQ760

Sale Price: $980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00

Modern sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Rectangular window and flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) display. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16544 and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 1/2 x W 8 1/2 in. Window: H 10 x W 7 in. #BQ756

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

Rare Art Nouveau frame with silver mounts. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular window and cartouche surround with bracket feet. Elongated scrolls carved on sides and bottom. Dense and substantial silver scallop shells, scrolls, and flowers applied to top and bottom. With glass, silk lining, and hinged silver back. Hallmark includes pattern no. 13373 and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition with dark patina and subtle shading.

Dimensions: Frame: H 10 x W 7 1/2 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00

Early 830 silver serving spoon in Viking pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen, ca 1931. A rare piece in a pattern designed by the master, and first made in 1927. It is no longer in production. Fully marked with maker’s stamp (1915-30), Three Tower stamp (1931), and Christian F. Heise assayer’s stamp (1904-32). Very good condition with deep patina.

Length: 9 3/4 in. Weight: 4.7 troy ounces. #BN934

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00

Early sterling silver Greek Revival vase. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Amphora with ovoid body, domed foot, and spool neck with flared rim. Two finely cast ram’s heads applied to shoulder. Spare traditional form that would also work in a Modern interior. Hallmark includes maker’s (John C. Moore) and retailer’s stamps and pre-1865 pattern no. 1076. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 8.7 troy ounces. #BN926

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

Edwardian sterling silver bulldog paperclip. A sweet beast with furrowed brow, floppy ears, and endearing saggy jowls. Birmingham, England maker’s stamp for Gorham and English import marks with 1905 date letter. Very good definition, deep patina, and taut spring.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 5.7 troy ounces. #BN888

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
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