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BT603

George III English sterling silver snuffbox, 1819. Rectangular with straight engine-turned sides and curved corners; underside also engine-turned. Cover hinged with low-relief hound standing alert amidst verdure, a few gamebirds tucked away in a corner. Interior gilt washed.

Cover interior has engraved script presentation: To Henry Hayward Esqr / as a Memorial of his Valuable / Services, as Treasurer to the / Wantage Book Club, / Presented May 24th 1845.

Fully marked including London assay... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BT362

Traditional Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with crisp and molded curvilinear piecrust rim. Rests on 3 hoof supports. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 24071. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 12 1/4 in. Weight: 27 troy ounces. #BT362

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BT587

Super big and super romantic turn-of-the-century sterling silver heart bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence. Solid well; curved and tapering sides with chased scrolls and ribbon bows, and pierced geometric ornament. Irregular rim with scrolls, leaves, and flowers. Three ball supports. Fully marked and numbered A4314. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 10 1/4 x D 12 in. Weight: 12.8 troy ounces. #BT587

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BR665

Victorian sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by Howard James in Birmingham in 1888. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is enameled a steeplechase race with four horses taking a hedge, next to a fenced pond. Interior gilt. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BR665

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BS169

Classical sterling silver and enamel vanity set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1900. This set comprises 7 pieces (dimensions in inches): Round and beveled hand mirror (H 9 3/4); hairbrush (H 9); clothing brush (L 6 7/8), clothing brush (L 6), clothing brush (H 6 1/4), jewelry box (H 2 x W 5 x D 3 1/8), and vanity jar (H 3 3/4 x D 5 1/2).

Low relief floral garlands, flower baskets, and scrolls. Interlaced script monogram. Enameled medallions depicting cloud-recumbent, drapery-askew goddesses.... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BT620

Modern sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Rectangular window in flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including pattern no. 16545 and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 1/2 x W 9 3/4 in. Window: H 10 7/8 x W 8 1/8 in. #BT620

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BT614

George III sterling silver sugar basket, 1783. Conical bowl on knopped stem flowing into raised foot. Rims beaded; c-scroll swing handle same. Pierced flower head borders and paterae joined by engraved swag. Detachable red glass liner. Fully marked including London assay stamp and indistinct maker’s mark; possibly Samuel Wood. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 4 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. H (with handle) 6 1/8 in. Weight (without glass): 4.8 troy ounces. #BT614

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BM669

French 950 silver tastevin, ca 1920. Curved bowl with tooled grape bunches alternating with scalloped lobes. Raised center inset with 5 frank coin dated 1832, which was issued during the reign of Louis-Philippe (1830-48). Shaped handle mounted to ring and engraved with grape bunch and motto “Le bon vin rejouit le cœur” Marked with Minerva head and maker’s stamp for Marc Parrod, who was active in Dijon from ca 1903-1944. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 1/8 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BR644

Spanish Rococo silver figure of Virgin Mary and Child, late 18 C. Mary, in loose gown and sumptuous cloak gathered at hip, stands with one arm outstretched and the other supporting Jesus, who holds the orb and cross in his infant palm and raises his other hand in blessing. Domed base chased with scrolls and flowers; gilt coat of arms front center. Base rim engraved with phrase: Por Dona Isavel Contin en la paroqvial de la Almvnia en el ano de 1774. Marks for maker (Juan Altet), city (Barcelona),... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BP289

Modern Classical sterling silver compote. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow bowl with central circular frame (vacant) and flat rim. Side mounts comprising scallop shells and volute scrolls. Short support flowing into raised and stepped foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 22820 and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 9 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 12.5 troy ounces. #BP289

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BR537

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Oval window in flat acid-etched surround: Clusters of flowers and leaves between scalloped borders. Top vacant. Open bracket supports. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including no. 432, unidentified maker’s stamp (a 5-point star), and St Louis retailer’s stamp (Mermod, Jaccard & King Co.). Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions:... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BT602

Exotic mixed metal tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Sterling silver ginger-jar with squat and tapering sides, short neck, and snug-fitting cover. Copper ornament with irregular scrollwork. Fully marked including pattern no. 11975, director’s letter m, and phrase “Copper and Silver”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 5.6 troy ounces. #BT602

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