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BI757

Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver basket. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1902. Ovoid with tapering sides and flared rim. Rests on raised ovoid foot. Tapering swing handle. Solid well bordered by pierced and engraved ornament. Foot has linear piercing. Rims and handle molded. Oval cartouche (vacant) applied to handle. Hallmark includes model no. 5944. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H (with handle): 10 1/2 in. H (without handle) 4 x W 12 x D 8 1/4 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BI694

Art Nouveau sterling silver compote. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Meriden, Conn., ca. 1900. Circular well, curved sides, and scrolled and everted rim. Interior sides have asymmetrical frames. Repousse and chased flowers, foliage, and scrolls on rim. Rests on conical foot. Tactile and sinuous. Monogrammed. Hallmark includes model no. C4148. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 ¼ x D 10 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. BI694

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BI742

Sterling silver cigarette case with marine motif. Made by R. Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1900. Rectangular and hinged. Chased and repousse double-sided aquatic scene: water, plants, and fish. Interior gilt. Hallmark includes model no. 597. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 2 ¾ in. Weight: 3.4 troy ounces. BI742

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BI633

German sterling silver three-mast ship. Imported to Chester, England by Berthold Muller in 1903. A very large model of an old three-mast warship in battle. Sailors wield weapons, climb rigging, and fall in agony. The gun ports are open. The captain is at the helm.

A wonderful model from the mermaid figurehead to the dolphin rudder. Sails are “stitched” and the hand-hammering suggests billowing wind. Ships and decks are made of “planks.” Interior of captain’s cabin has shadows... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BI624

Regal and romantic sterling silver heart box. Made by Howard in New York in 1897. Heart form with hinged cover. Ornament includes garlands and ribbon applied to sides and cover. Also, three crowned cartouches (vacant). Hallmark includes date and model no. 166. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 6 3/4 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 25.5 troy ounces. #BI624

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BI583

Set of 4 Victorian sterling silver napkin rings inset with hardstones. Made by Barnard & Sons in London, 1867-69. Each: engraved foliage and flowers. Large cabochon-cut hardstone mounted to top and bordered by beading. Each stone a different color. Hallmark includes date letters for 1867 and 1869. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 ¼ x D 2 in. Total weight (with hardstones): 4.1 troy ounces.

In leather-bound quatrefoil case with fitted velvet and silk lining. Case... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BI564

French 950 silver desk box, ca. 1910. Rectangular with paneled sides. Cover is hinged with molded rim. On top is rectangular cartouche bordered by garlands, scrolls, and foliage. Elegant and subdued. Art Nouveau with a hint of Rococo. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Box underside lined with leather. Mercury head hallmark. Excellent condition with delicate patina and crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 8 1/2 x D 5 3/4 in. #BI564

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BL327

Hand-hammered sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Svend Toxvaerd in Copenhagen C 1950. Baluster body, scroll handle with grape-bunch mount, raised foot, wide lip spout, and molded rim. Base encircled with applied grape bunches alternating with stylized flowers. An attractive piece of Danish silver with strong Jensen inspiration.

Dimensions: H 8 7/8 x W 6 ½ x D 4 ½ in. Weight: 18.9 troy ounces. BL327

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BI582

Large sterling silver goblet. Made by Barnard & Sons in London in 1872. Curved and tapering bowl on stem with flange and knop. Raised and stepped foot. Low relief frieze on stippled ground depicting a procession of Classical horsemen. Frieze bordered by stylized foliage. Circular cartouche (vacant). Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 9 7/8 x D 4 ½ in. Weight: 15 troy ounces. BI582

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BI588

Gilt sterling silver bonbon spoon. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1898. S-scroll handle and round bowl. Bowl has central heraldic cartouche (vacant) and pierced foliage and flowers. Cherubs’ heads and scrolls on handle. Fine details and good heft. Hallmark includes date symbol and model no. A291. Excellent condition with richly mellowed gilding.

Length: 8 ¾ in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BI588

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
BI064

Set of 3 Italian serving pieces in gilt brass and enamel, ca. 1860. This set comprises a spoon, fork, and knife. The handles are straight and tapering with knops and enameled Grotesque ornament on white ground. The spoon has a shaped bowl. The fork has shaped shank and four tines. The knife has a curvilinear blade. The spoon and knife have figural mounts. A beautiful set that reflects the Victorian interest in Renaissance Italy. Excellent condition with good color. Wear to fitted case.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BI293

Pair of 3-light sterling silver Chrysanthemum candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in 1882. Each: baluster shaft on dome foot with 4 scroll supports. Three arms, each terminating in single light, wrapped around central bud. Chrysanthemums and flower heads applied to rims and shaft. Bobeches detachable. Can be converted to candlestick.

The pattern (no. 6997) was produced beginning in 1882. An early adaptation of the famous motif that was first applied to hollowware in 1880. Excellent... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
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