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BH974

Victorian sterling silver fish slice and fork. Made by Martin, Hall & Co. Ltd in Sheffield in 1866. Engraved flowers in linked cartouches on latticed and lined ground. The slice has a tapering blade with pierced scrolls. The fork has a curved and pierced shank with 4 tines. An early example of Victorian avant-garde surface ornament. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Length: Slice: 12 1/3 in. Fork: 9 ½ in. Total weight: 9.2 troy ounces. BH974

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BI115

Sterling silver baby cup with Mother Goose theme. Made by Kerr in Newark, ca. 1910. Straight sides, molded rim, and scrolled handle. Frames with scenes from Puss in Boots, the Three Bears, and Little Bo Beep acid-etched on sides. One frame has vacant scrolled cartouche. Hallmarked. Surface wear, otherwise good.

Dimensions: L 4 ¼ x H 2 ½ x D 3 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. BI115

Sale Price: $245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BH740

Sterling silver bowl. Made by Roger Williams in Providence, ca. 1910. Solid and octagonal well. Sides are crimped with scrolled openwork and solid trefoils applied to interior. Rim has scrolled molding and flowers. Hallmark includes no. 642S. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 ¾ x D 9 ½ in. Weight: 16.5 troy ounces. BH740

Sale Price: $1,225.00
Listed Price $1,750.00
BH736

Sterling silver porringer. Made by Towle in Newburyport, Mass., ca. 1930. Bowl has curved sides, flared rim, and foot ring. Scrolled handle with pierced geometric shapes. Hallmark includes no. 7004 and retailer’s name Smith Patterson Co. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: L 7 x H 2 x D 4 ½ in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. BH736

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
BH948

Sterling silver bowl with floral repousse. Sides are lobed and everted with gently scalloped rim. On each lobe is bouquet in scrolled frame, all in repousse. Hallmark includes pattern no. A1338. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 ¾ x D 10 in. Weight: 10.5 troy ounces. BH948

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BH987

Sterling silver mug. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1871. Cylindrical with tapering foot and flared rim. C-scroll reeded handle capped with berries. Foot and rim encircled with applied band of stylized foliage on incised linear ground. Inscribed “Ethel from Aunt Lily” in oval cartouche with scrolled border. Butler finish (that is, matte). Interior lightly gilt. Hallmark includes date symbol. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: L 4 ¾ x H 3 ½ x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BI049

Renaissance-revival coin silver mug. Made by Wood & Hughes (the predecessors to Graff, Washbourne & Dunn) in New York, ca. 1860. Cylindrical with raised foot and capped and scrolled handle. Profile of Renaissance man on oval medallion applied to front and surmounted by repousse scrolled cartouche (blank for engraving). Rim and foot rim have incised linear ornament. Hallmarked “W & H 900/1000”.

Dimensions: L 4 7/8 x H 4 1/8 x D 3 inches. Weight: 6.1 troy ounces. BI049

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BI008

Coin silver christening mug. Made by John Cook in New York, ca. 1870. Drum-form with flared bottom and molded and beaded rim. Scrolled bracket handle with stylized foliage. Oval frame (blank for engraving) with hatched, pointille, and scrolled border, flanked by stylized flowers and foliage. Hallmarked. A couple very small dents to base (though not visible). Otherwise very good condition.

Dimensions: L 3 ¾ x H 2 ¾ x D 2 ½ inches. BI008

Sale Price: $385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BL203

Silver knives with Japonesque mixed-metal ornament, ca. 1890. Attributed to Tiffany in England. Each: hammered silver handle with inlaid and applied copper, brass, and silver flowers, fish, and scrolls. Each hallmarked “O” on handle and “Joseph Rodgers & Sons Cutlers to Her Majesty” on blade. Rodgers & Sons was a Sheffield firm that worked with Tiffany. Some wear to blades. Otherwise very good condition.

Length: 8 ¾ inches. Total weight: 34.8 troy ounces. BL203

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
BH426

Large sterling silver box with enameled nautical scene. Made by Schroth in Montville, New Jersey, ca. 1965. Rectangular with concave sides and corner bracket feet. Cover is hinged and inset with enamel plaque depicting a three-mast galleon sailing in white-capped waves. Box and cover interior lined with stained wood. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong colors and good patina.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 13 1/2 x D 9 1/2 in. #BH426

Sale Price: $2,625.00
Listed Price $3,750.00
BH637

Pair of Elizabeth II sterling silver gravy boats. Made by Asprey in London in 1980. Each: large bowl with foliage applied to asymmetrical rim, and engraved strapwork and repousse scrolls on sides. The bowl rests on 4 scrolled supports with scallop-shell mounts, and has lion rampant figural handle. Very regal. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: L 9 ¾ x H 6 ¼ x W 4 ¼ inches. Total weight: 46 troy ounces. BH637

Sale Price: Sold
BL172

Japanese-style sterling silver youth set with marine ornament and honeycomb hand hammering. Made by Tiffany in New York, ca. 1879. This set comprises 1 baby cup (no. 5635), 1 porringer (no. 5515), and 1 plate (no. 5516). The cup is a beaker with curved and tapering sides. The porringer has a scalloped rim, curved sides, and tapering and pierced handle. The plate has a circular well and scalloped rim.

All pieces have applied and engraved marine ornament on allover hand-hammered honeycomb... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
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