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BN962

Beautiful hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal perfume. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Baluster with double-scroll side handles and threaded cover. Vertical stylized vegetation and darting insects (butterflies and dragonflies) applied to honeycomb ground. With chain for hanging on a lady’s chatelaine. A small-scale confluence of Japanese inspiration and Arts & Crafts technique. Hallmark includes pattern and order numbers, director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BQ367

Neoclassical sterling silver creamer. Made in London in 1791. Tapering body with helmet mouth, high looping handle, and raised foot mounted to square base. Beading and pointille. Engraved garland and two-letter script monogram. nicely “sunk” and rubbed. Interior has visible hand hammering. Fully marked. Maker’s initials TS (possibly Thomas Streetin). Good condition with attractive age-related wear.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 4 x D 2 1/8 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BQ367

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BQ774

Striking Modern sterling silver trumpet vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cone mounted to stepped and raised foot. Ribbed rim band. Hallmark includes pattern no. 18594 (first produced in 1913) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 1/8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 19 troy ounces. #BQ774

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BQ156

George V sterling silver portable cooker. Made by A. Barnett & Sons in London in 1915. Drum form with small spout and carved and threaded handle. Snug-fitting cover with loose ring finial. Burner, fuel canister, and stand. Engraved armorial was a poignant reminder of home. A fabulous Empire-era camping accessory. Very good condition apart from a few minor pings from being knocked around the world.

Overall dimensions: H 4 3/8 x W 6 7/8 x D 3 3/4 in. #BQ156

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BQ307

Victorian sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain rectangular well with scalloped border. Curved sides and flared rim with shaped ends and dense floral repousse. A pretty contrasting piece. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5140 (first produced in 1878) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 13 1/4 x D 9 1/8 in. Weight: 16 troy ounces. #BQ307

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BQ533

Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Solid oval well. Curved sides with pierced diaper sides and wavy rim with applied scrolls, shells, and flowers. Hallmark includes pattern no. 15517 (first produced in 1902) and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 11 5/8 x D 9 1/8 in. Weight: 16.2 troy ounces. #BQ533

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BN959

Twenty-four Edwardian sterling silver plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. There are 12 dinner plates and 12 bread & butter plates.

Each: Plain circular well and four curved sides with double-scroll corners. Chased and engraved ornament: Fluid leaf set in scrolling-leaf frame alternating with quatrefoil leaf over stippled lunettes. Rosette-inset guilloche rim. Engraved armorial with Latin motto “Patriis virtutibus” (that is, “By hereditary virtures”). A suitably aristocratic... Click for details

Sale Price: $22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
BN918

Wonderful figural sterling silver soup tureen. Made by Buccellati in Milan. Cauliflower form with leaf-wrapped bowl and head cover. The cauliflower motif has been used on soup tureens for centuries. This version has all the irregularities and nubiness of a real vegetable. Post-1967 hallmark. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 11 x D 13 in. Weight: 66 troy ounces. #BN918

Sale Price: $13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
BQ618

Pair of 800 silver scallop shells. Each: Stippled and pointille flutes and tooled flowers and scrolls. Interior gilt washed. Two ball supports. A traditional form with good heft and texture. Italian hallmark (1944-68). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 3 7/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Heavy total weight: 11 troy ounces. #BQ618

Sale Price: $385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BQ675

Pair of Art Deco sterling silver pillar candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. Each: Pillar on raised and square base with canted corners. Gently bombe socket and detachable square and canted bobeche. Ribbed bands on shaft. A spare modernization of Classical form. Hallmark includes pattern no. 18195 (first produced in 1912) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition. Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 3 5/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Weighted.

With: Pair of sterling silver shades.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BQ759

Pretty sterling silver scallop shell. Made by Durgin (later part of Gorham) in Concord, New Hampshire. Narrow with deep flutes, scalloped rim, and 3 ball supports. Hallmarked with Durgin and Gorham stamps and no. 75. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 5 7/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 2.3 troy ounces. #BQ759

Sale Price: $101.50
Listed Price $145.00
BN951

Rare and stylish sterling silver Calla Lily serving spoon. Bound wire shaft with sculptural terminal in flower form with stamen set in petals mounted to overlapping leaves. Shaped and shallow bowl with butler-finished interior and three-leaf mount. Beautiful all-around craftsmanship including engraving on verso of leaves. Marked “Sterling”. This pattern by Whiting, a New York maker that was acquired by Gorham in 1924. It is sometimes attributed to Gorham. Very good condition.

Length: 10... Click for details

Sale Price: $451.50
Listed Price $645.00
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