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BS797

Turn-of-the-century sterling silver baby cup rich in period assumptions. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark.

Upward tapering sides and scroll handle. Acid-etched frieze depicting sailor-suited, flag-holding, all-American boy with exotic coevals in native dress relegated to background. Symbolic imagery enhanced with verse: “Little Indian, Sioux or Crow, little frosty Eskimo, little Turk or Japanese—Oh! Don’t you wish that you were me?”

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Fully marked and numbered 1483. Fine... Click for details

Sale Price: $490.00
Listed Price $700.00
BS624

Italian Retro Deco sterling silver and enamel frame. Rectangular window and flat surround with contrasting black and white geometric ornament inset with silver grid. Sides silver. Bold 1980s-era design for a power-suit portrait. Shoulder pads not included. With beveled glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) display.

Post-1967 Italian mark with code FI391 for Renato Salimbeni, a Florentine maker specializing in enamelware. Very... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BS810

Modern sterling silver porringer with Noah’s Ark motif. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1926. Gently curved sides and solid shaped handle. On exterior is acid-etched frieze with a lion, camel, elephant, bear—and so on single file through the animal kingdom. Destination Ark where Noah awaits. Fully marked including director’s letter m and pattern no. 20731A (first produced in 1926). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 x D 4 1/8 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BS810

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BR428

Edwardian Classical sterling silver trophy bowl. Made by William Wheatcroft Harrison in Sheffield in 1905. Round and girdled with capped flying scroll side handles and stepped domed foot. A smallish version of a winning form with plenty of room for engraving. Fully marked. Good with minor fire scaling.

Overall dimensions: H 6 7/8 x W 9 1/4 x D 6 1/4 in. H (without handles) 5 in. Weight: 12 troy ounces. #BR428

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BR398

Art Nouveau iridescent glass vase by historic Loetz, ca 1910. Tapering sides and soft shoulder with short inset neck. Nuanced golden purple shimmer. Engraved silver overlay in form of bold and loose blooms on whiplash stems. Ground pontil mark. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/8 x D 4 1/2 in. #BR398

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BS669

Fancy American crystal decanter with sterling silver stopper. Narrow and faceted with fluid stem flowers. Short faceted neck with flat rim. Bellied stopper with applied floral garland and domed-bullet top. Fully marked including stamp for Bachrach & Freedman, a turn-of-the-century New York maker. Numbered 785. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 1/4 x W 5 x D 3 in. #BS669

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
R&M

American Art Nouveau clear glass jug decanter with silver overlay, ca 1910. Globular with short faceted neck and bracket handle. Stopper flat topped with short plug. Rolling and entwined engraved silver scrollwork with leaves. Asymmetrical strapwork cartouche (vacant). Rim and handle in collars. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x D 4 3/4 in. #R&M

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS788

English King sterling silver dinner set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920.

This set comprises 72 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 1/2) and 12 salad forks (6 5/8); Spoons: 12 teaspoons (5 7/8) and 12 round soup spoons (6 3/4); Knives: 12 dinner knives (9 1/4) and 12 butter spreaders (5 3/4).

Monogram engraved on terminal. Butter spreaders have flat handles and sterling silver blades. Dinner knives have stainless steel blades stamped Tiffany & Co. In... Click for details

Sale Price: $7,150.00
Listed Price $11,000.00
AW342

Pair of Victorian crystal and sterling silver perfumes. Made in Birmingham in 1890. Each: Conical with cut diaper-patterned stripes alternating with plain lobes. Star cut to underside. Short neck with threaded sterling silver collar and ball cover with tooled scrolls. Cover top vacant. Pretty and old fashioned. Fully marked including maker’s initials DJE. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 4 in. #AW342

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BS799

Mixed metal and hand-hammered sterling silver salad serving pair. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. This pair comprises spoon with shaped ovalish bowl, and fork with shaped and pierced 4-tine shank. Each handle has applied crab and cattail and engraved leafing branches. A modish mix of Craftsman and Japonesque. The very Victorian lady’s name Adelaide is engraved on terminals. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Theodore B. Starr) stamps. Very good condition.

Length: Spoon... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BR303

Set of 12 Modern sterling silver bread and butter plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1923. Each: Deep well and molded rim. Fully marked including pattern no. 20198 (first produced in 1923) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 6 1/4 in. Total weight: 67.5 troy ounces. #BR303

Sale Price: $2,765.00
Listed Price $3,950.00
BF924

Large Edwardian sterling silver and crystal wheelbarrow. Made by William Comyns in London in 1907.

Shaped rectangular crystal bowl with cut flowers and leaves. Bowl set in sterling silver frame with two stretchers terminating in volute scrolls, front splayed supports with same brackets, and large front wheel. Spokes and brackets in pierced sterling silver with leaves and flowers. An ornamental version of a piece of serious agricultural equipment. Fully marked. Very good condition.

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Sale Price: $9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
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