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BM810

Sterling silver soup ladle in medallion pattern. Made by Bailey & Co. (predecessor to Baily, Banks & Biddle) in Philadelphia, ca 1870. Curved handle terminating in oval medallion applied with centurion’s head on engraved linear ground. A great piece by a regional maker in the fashionable classical motif. The stylized flower and leaf mounts are forward-looking touches. Ovoid bowl is gilt.

Hallmarked Bailey & Co. (1846-78). Very good condition with rich patina.

Length: 13 in. Weight: 5.4... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BM812

Sterling silver stuffing spoon in medallion pattern. Made by Bailey & Co. (predecessor to Bailey, Banks & Biddle) in Philadelphia, ca 1870. Curved handle terminating in oval medallion applied with centurion’s head on engraved linear ground. A great piece by a regional maker in the fashionable classical motif. The stylized flower and leaf mounts are forward-looking touches. Pointed ovoid bowl.

Hallmarked Bailey & Co. (1846-78). Very good condition with rich patina.

Length: 13 7/8 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BM696

American clear glass novelty glass inkwell with silver overlay, ca 1910. Clear glass barrel overlaid with silver staves and hoops. Cover top solid with engraved and interlaced script monogram. Faint hallmark. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 2 3/8 in. BM696

Sale Price: $385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BP107

Coin silver christening mug. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1865. Straight sides, spread base, and scroll bracket handle with bug cap. Curvilinear frame surrounded by advanced stylized ornament. Script presentation engraved in frame. Beading and dentil. Hallmark includes no. 286. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 in. Weight: 3.6 troy ounces. BP107

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BM738

Neoclassical silver oil lamp. Made by Pietro Belli in Rome, 1825-28. Standing classical male nude mounted to circular base mounted to square marble base. He holds in hand a conical support. Set in support is detachable covered bowl pierced for 3 flame jets. Mounted to cover is figure of lolling harp-strumming youth. Mounted to bowl are detachable leaf-bordered shield shade and 3 chained utensils including snuffer.

An archaeologically inspired design that is a practical addition to the... Click for details

Sale Price: $16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
BM682

Unusual two-color glass vase with silver overlay, ca 1900. Long and tapering clear neck and bellied cranberry bowl mounted to square base. Floral overlay: vertical and sparse on neck and dense and overlapping on bowl. Faint hallmark.

Dimensions: H 8 x D 3 1/8 in. BM682

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BM703

American iridescent glass bud vase with silver overlay. Baluster with pinched shoulders and asymmetrical wavy rim. Semi-abstract leaves heightened with engraving laid over shimmering greenish-gold glass. Unmarked. Nice color and patina.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x D 2 7/8 in. BM703

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BO930

German sterling silver bell. Imported to Chester by GB in 1907. Hemispheric bowl with lobing and leaf band. Figural finial in person of working man in culottes and apron with hand on hip. Maker’s and importer’s marks. Good condition. The raised arm terminates in a stump - the poor fellow is missing a hand

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. BO930

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BO943

Sterling silver ashtray. Made by Baldwin & Miller in Newark, ca 1950. Shallow bowl with notched rim and applied golf club. Single cigarette cradle. A fun novelty piece from the tobacco-friendly midcentury. Hallmark includes pattern name Bamboo and no. 944. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 5 1/2 x D 5 3/8 in. Weight: 4.2 troy ounces. #BO943

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BM743

Neoclassical silver tea caddy. Made by Papus & Dautun in Lausanne, ca 1780. Rectilinear with concave corners. Short neck with snug-fitting cover. Engraved wave, pointille, and dentil ornament. Restrained and functional – guaranteed to keep the precious leaves fresh. Hallmarked. Nice form and patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 2 5/8 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. BM743

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BM761

Chinese export silver salver, ca 1890. Large and shaped. Well has engraved bamboo and blossoming branches, and is populated with birds, including cranes and peacocks. They fly, perch, and peck the ground. Central Greek key frame engraved with interlaced monogram. Rim has applied blossoming branches. Four blossoming branch supports. Hallmarked Luen-Wo, a Shanghai maker active from the late 19th until early 20th century. Nice condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 17 1/2 x W 12 7/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BO839

Pair of sterling silver five light candelabra. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca 1880. Each: baluster shaft on raised foot. Central raised light surrounded by 4 interlacing scrolled arms, each terminating in single light. Lots of dense and fancy ornament including shells, leaves, and scrolls. Armorial engraved on foot. Bobeches detachable. Can be converted to candlesticks. A sumptuous pair by a major regional maker. Hallmark includes no. 160. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Each... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
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