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BT110

English sterling silver tankard, 1955. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in England. Drum-form with gently upward tapering sides, molded base, and s-scroll handle with ornamental thumb rest. Cover flat, raised, and overhanging with tooled bands and scalloped rim. An olden-days vessel for companionable toping. Fully marked including maker’s (Richard Comyns) and retailer’s stamps, London assay stamp, and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x W 7 5/8 x D 5 in. Weight: 25 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BR634

George V sterling silver picture frame. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1914. Rectangular window in flat surround. Top arched with applied enameled flags representing World War I allies Belgium, Great Britain, France, and Netherlands, and 1914, the year the war began. No Stars & Stripes because the United States did not enter the war until 1917. With glass, silk lining, and wood back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked. Very good condition.

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Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BR658

Pair of 800 silver swan bowls. Made by Karl Söhnlein & Söhne in Hanau, German, ca 1930. Each: Round downy bodies with hinged wings and graceful scroll necks. Interior gilt washed. Elegant table ornaments that can filled with treats. Fully marked. Very good condition with nicely delineated plumage.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 3 3/4 x D 6 in. Wingspan: 8 3/8 in. Total weight: 19 troy ounces. #BR658

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BT146

Bird’s Nest sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1868. Straight and upward tapering sides, and bracket handle. On front is cast figure of nesting bird mounted to chased and engraved irregular ground with leaves and acorns. A rare hollowware adaptation of the figural flatware pattern introduced by Gorham in 1865. Fully marked including date letter and no. 547. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 4 1/2 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BT146

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BR635

American Modern sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Rectangular window and flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including no. 16541 and director’s letter m. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 6 3/8 x W 4 7/8 in. Window: H 5 1/2 x W 4 in. #BR635

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT122

George V sterling silver cigar box. Made by Walker & Hall in London in 1912. Rectangular with straight sides and curved corners. Cover hinged and curved with tapering tab. Lock and key. Corner ball supports. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt-washed. Underside leather lined. Traditional form super-sized. A capacious receptacle for all your tobacco needs. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 12 1/2 x D 9 in. Gross weight: 123.5 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
BT114

Set of 18 American sterling silver bread & butter plates, ca 1920. Each: Georgian style with lobed and tapering sides, and gadrooned rim. Marked “Sterling / 2392” and retailer’s stamp “Ayre & Taylor Co.” Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 7 in. Heavy total weight: 115 troy ounces. #BT114

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BT145

Art Nouveau sterling silver and clear glass inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bellied and lobed clear glass base with short inset foot and carved and engraved stylized flowers. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with stylized flowers and scrolls in ogee frame, and bead-and-reel rim. Collar and cover interior gild washed. Fully marked 14515 (first produced in 1900) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 6 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BT131

American Craftsman sterling silver flask. Made by Webster in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1920. Curved rectilinear body with threaded and cork-lined cover. Allover hand hammering. Plain and engraved rectangular frame (vacant). Fully marked including volume (3/4 pint). Very good condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H 7 1/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 1 1/8 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BT131

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BR647

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau red glass bud vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid bowl with tall cylindrical neck and flared mouth. Vertical trellis groups entwined with stems and leaves, and flower heads at rim and bowl shoulder. Round cartouche (vacant). Fully marked and numbered 3433. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 3 in. #BR647

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BR579

German 800 silver wine trolly nef, ca 1920. A 3-mast galleon with billowing sales and complicated rigging. Gun ports open and cannons ready to fire. Lots of deck action, too with fighting swordsman and fallen sailors. Holds a special cargo because wood-style hull is a wine trolly. Figurehead spigot with threaded plug, and dolphin side mounts with rotating wheels for cruising across the table. Gives new meaning to the expression “getting sloshed”. Memorable dinner party... Click for details

Sale Price: $26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BT041

Edwardian sterling silver baby set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. This set comprises mug, bowl, and plate. Acid-etched ornament: Square frames inset with animals domestic and wild alternating with vacant rectangular frames ornamented with acanthus leaves.

With: Edwardian sterling silver baby spoon. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1911. Handle beaded and turned-under, and has medallion with bird-riding witch.

All pieces fully marked. Mug, bowl, and plate have pattern no.... Click for details

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