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BP499

Victorian sterling silver basket. Made by James Charles Edington in London in 1853. Openwork sides with applied fruits. Set in rim are bearded faces of olden days warrior. Armorial shield cartouche (vacant). Scrolled swing handle and 4 supports terminating in volute scrolls. Cobalt glass liner. An eclectic design that mixes Gothic and Classical. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 7 5/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight (silver only): 10.2 troy ounces. #BP499

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BP825

Beautiful Chinese export silver bowl, ca 1900. Curved sides and raised spread foot. Raised and naturalistic chrysanthemums on stippled ground and beaded rim. Foot plain. One circular frame and one armorial frame (both vacant). Marked with Chinese characters. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 7 1/8 in. Weight: 14 troy ounces. #BP825

Sale Price: $1,540.00
Listed Price $2,200.00
BN264

Chinese export silver creamer and sugar, ca 1900. Each: Round body with molded scalloped mouth. Scrolled branch-form handles. Sugar cover crimped with lobed finial. Raised ornament in lobed frames: blossoming prunus branches, bamboo, and birds as well as farmers and shepherds in funny pointy hats—the panoply of exotic motifs—on stippled ground. Cover has applied leaves and scrolls. Hallmarked “Arnold sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Creamer: H (with handle) 3 1/4 x W 5... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BP877

Edwardian sterling silver bowl. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield in 1907. Bellied bowl with flat rim, solid rectilinear support, and raised quatrefoil petal support. Finely pierced ornament, including scrolls, leaves, and diaper inset with fleurs de lys. Solid frames vacant. Bowl rim gadrooned. A beautiful piece by a renowned maker. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 10 3/8 in. Weight: 28.7 troy ounces. #BP877

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BP687

Sterling silver trophy cup. Made by R. Wallace & Sons Mfg Co. in Wallingford, Conn., ca 1920. Bellied baluster on stepped foot. Side handles in form of diving dolphins with flipper tail and open beak gripping the bowl. Gilt interior. A beautiful breed-specific piece with subtle contrasting texture and lots of room for engraving. Hallmark includes no. 438. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x W 8 1/4 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25.6 troy ounces. #BP687

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BP827

Federal-style sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl has curved sides, reeded rim, and stepped foot. Spare Classicism after a historic prototype. Hallmark includes pattern no. 19168L, director's letter L (1956-ca 1965), and phrases “Reproduction / Original by / Ephraim Brasher / New York / 1786 1805” and “Original in the / Clearwater Collection / Metropolitan / Museum of Art”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 7 3/4 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BM870

German silver beaker, 18th C. Ovoid with slightly flattened form. Rim has incised and gilt band. A beautiful piece rich in history. Nuremberg hallmark. Condition: Good with period patina. The gilding is mellowed to pale yellow. Attractive handling wear.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 3 3/8 x D 2 5/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BM870

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BP702

Set of 8 Chinese export silver cordials, ca 1910. Each: Tapering bowl on knopped stem on raised foot mounted to round base. Scary, scaly dragon applied to bowl as well as an unidentified tentacular mass, suggestive of a firewater-induced hallucination. Two cordials unmarked. The remaining 6 are hallmarked with P set in star and number 900 (4 also marked with Chinese characters). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 1 1/2 in. Total weight: 9.6 troy ounces. #BP702

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BP737

Sterling silver water pitcher in Olympian pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and leaf-mounted handle. Rinceaux frieze inhabited by harp-strumming, love-making, and peekaboo-playing figures. Dense repousse with the figures absorbed in the rolling leafy scrollwork. A beautiful hollowware specimen in the celebrated Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine Heller. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5066 and director’s... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
AO396

Art Deco sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Rectangular window surrounded by engraved and reeded wraparound lines. Rectangular tablet (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Hallmarked Eleder-Hickok (originally Lebkuecher) with retailer’s name, no. 3010/MM, and phrase Hand Made. Good condition with crisp corners and nice definition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 13 1/4 x W 10 1/2 in. Window: H 11 5/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BP845

Very large sterling silver picture frame. Made by Hickok Matthews Company (originally Lebkuecher) in Newark, ca 1950. Rectangular window with flat border. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) photo. Hallmark includes no. 3011 and phrase Hand Made. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 15 1/4 x W 12 3/8 in. Window: H 13 1/2 x W 10 5/8 in. #BP845

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
AS925

Pair of Classical sterling silver open salts. Made by William Gale in New York in 1862. Each: Conical bowl has raised leaf-and-dart rim and repousse fluting on underside as well as side handles with flowers and split mounts. Circular foot with raised fluting. Fashionable midcentury design. Hallmark includes year. Very good condition with nice period patina.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 4 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 6 troy ounces. #AS925

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
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