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BS647

Novelty sterling silver and mixed metal letter opener with Native American motif. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston, ca 1910. Cast handle in form of Indian chief head with noble and austere face and full feather headdress. Flat, tapering, and hand-hammered blade in style of stained hide. A fully developed specimen of a popular motif that suggests the work of Joseph Heinrich, a turn-of-the-century maker active in New York and France. Fully marked with retailer’s stamp, no. 20, and... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BN856

Beautiful gift-quality sterling silver perfume bottle. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1873. Cylindrical with sloping shoulder and tall neck. Threaded and cork-lined cover. At bottom viniagrette with hinged cover and hinged and pierced grill. Engraved stylized foliate ornament and interlaced script monograms. A handy accessory for the aesthetically overwhelmed neuropath. Fully marked including date letter and no. 140. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 7/8 in. Weight: 1.5 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BS646

Set of 12 parcel gilt sterling silver dessert knives in Japanese pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Flat handle with reeding that terminates in flower stems on terminal. On terminal front reverse-gilt bird. On terminal back interlaced script monogram. Blade has engraved stylized ornament (all blades different).

Pristine early pieces in pattern that was in production from 1871 to before 1904. It was revived as Audubon in the 1950s. The designer was Edward C. Moore, who was a... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
BR132

Edwardian cut-glass and sterling silver decanter. Made in Birmingham in 1910. Waisted cylinder with allover ferns, facets, and stars. Sterling silver bracket handle, neck collar, and stepped and hinged cover with bud finial and spout. Fully marked including worn maker’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 1/2 x W 5 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. #BR132

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BR145

Large traditional sterling silver centerpiece Revere bowl. Curved sides, flared rim, and stepped foot. The traditional form supersized. Perfect for punch. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including Watson maker's stamp, no. B269, and phrase “Exemplar / Paul Revere / 1768”. This maker active until 1955. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x D 15 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 94.5 troy ounces. #BR145

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BS206

Victorian sterling silver and glass inkwell. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1889. Drum form with curved shoulder and zipper-cut twisted flutes. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with allover floral repousse. Sterling silver base collar with chased floral garland. A pretty yesteryear artefact. Fully marked including date symbol and no. S633. Very good condition with beautiful patina.

Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 2 3/4 in. #BS206 & BS207

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BL909

Antique American sterling silver magnifying glass, ca 1900. Long tapering handle with allover floral repousse. Circular mono plate (vacant) at handle end. Circular lens in stainless steel frame. A great desk accessory. Hallmarked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 13 7/8 x D 4 in. #BL909

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BN407

Handsome Art Deco sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window and flat surround with wraparound lines and plain rectilinear corners (vacant). Rectangular cartouche (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps and no. N12402/67. The maker was McChesney, who was active in New York 1921-6. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 13 3/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BS248

Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Rectangular window and flat surround engraved with fluid scrollwork and flowers. At top shaped cartouche (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For vertical (portrait) display. Fully marked including stamp for IN Deitsch, a New York maker active ca 1904-1915. Also, Berry & Whitmore retailer’s stamp and no. 500. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 7 1/2 x W 5 3/8 in. Window: H 6 1/2 x W 4 1/4 in. #BS248

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BR159

Large turn-of-the-century Classical sterling silver bonbon scoop. Made by Gorham in Providence. Wide and shaped open bowl with loose scrollwork and central strapwork cartouche (vacant). S-scroll handle with mask terminal. Fully marked including no. A1836. Fine condition with lovely patina.

Dimensions: Overall length 9 1/2 in. Bowl width 5 5/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BR159

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BM351

Regency Revival sterling silver basket bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1889. Square with solid well and concave corners. Pierced gallery interspersed with vases in rondels and fluid scroll motif. Short inset foot with same corners and decorated with swag and paterae between beeded borders. Fully marked including date symbol and no. 1376. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 5 3/8 x D 5 1/4 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BM351 & BM352

Sale Price: $276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BL438

Set of 12 sterling silver goblets in Maintenon pattern. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1929. Each: conical bowl on cylindrical stem terminating in raised foot. Curvilinear frames inset with foliage and flowers, as well as 2 2 beaded scroll cartouches (one vacant, the other engraved with interlaced script monogram). Interior gilt-washed. Hallmark includes no. A10250/1. Some goblets have date symbol for 1929. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 84 troy... Click for details

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