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BD345

This is a pair of heavy gauge antique 950 silver vegetable dishes, beautifully made by the esteemed French silversmith, G. Keller of Paris, and handsomely embellished on the lids with superbly crafted depictions of broccoli stalks and leaves. Each of the dishes consists of 3 parts; an elegantly curving body with a pair of carrying handles, a removable gilded insert for ease in serving at the table, and the whimsically decorated lid. The bodies have each been subtly enhanced by decorative leafy... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BD110

This is lovely sterling silver picture frame by dish by the premier American silversmiths at Gorham. This egg-shaped picture frame is supported on two ball feet and has a wide solid silver border trimmed with simple streamlined banding. The border is decorated with detailed scrolls and leaves that surround a vacant cartouche at the bottom of the frame. The decoration is vibrant yet restrained that provides interest but would not be distracting to the picture. The back and hinged stand are... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BD334

This is a truly magnificent museum quality German 800 silver and gilded Jugendstil centerpiece, beautifully decorated with elegantly flowing floral forms and prominently featuring a lovely female figure dressed in a form-fitting robe and carrying an artfully draped scarf. The centerpiece has been expertly crafted, all the surfaces showing the quintessential whiplash curves of the Art Nouveau movement and conveying a lively sense of movement and style throughout. The base, in particular,... Click for details

Sale Price: $32,175.00
Listed Price $49,500.00
DD565

This is a superb example of American silver at its very best, beautifully crafted by the highly talented silversmiths at the prestigious Gorham Corporation and skillfully enhanced by the addition of mixed metal decoration in the Aesthetic style. Its elegant neo Classical silhouette has been subtly and effectively highlighted at the base, the upper rim and the top of the central column by narrow borders of gadroon work featuring meticulously made leaves surrounded by vines and other organic... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BD103

This is a beautiful sterling silver mounted cut glass caster by Jacobi & Jenkins in a wonderful repousse design. This bottle-shaped glass caster is decorated with notched spiral fluting that brilliantly captures and reflects light. It has a button style sterling silver screw mount lid that is completely decorated with flowers and leaves in repoussé that are modeled in a dynamic and textural style. It has several holes pierced in the lid to accommodate a range of uses. It is in excellent... Click for details

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BC427

This is a magnificent pair of sterling silver five light candelabra by the French silversmiths Boin Taburet in a lovely Renaissance Revival style. Each stands on a stepped circular base, the bottom timed with an egg border accented with shells and the top with a bound reed and leaf design. The baluster shaped stem is supported on a domed based with spiral details and has facetted sides decorated with Each is excellent condition, and measures approx. 21 3/4” high, with bases approx. 7” in... Click for details

Sale Price: $31,200.00
Listed Price $48,000.00
BC172

This is a pair of rare royal Georgian sterling silver wine coolers, lavishly embellished with exceptionally fine quality decoration and each handsomely engraved with a pair of royal crests. They were made to order for the sixth son of King George III, Augustus Frederick 1773-1843 and the heavy guage of the silver and the extraordinary quality of the craftsmanship are a testament to their ownership by a man of wealth and taste. They rest upon 4 elegantly curving feet which have been accented by... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BC129

This is a magnificent heavy gauge sterling silver centerpiece in the style of the Rococco Revival, beautifully decorated all around the base with figural putti of the very finest quality signed by the renowned French silversmith, A. Aucoc of Paris. The large shell-shaped centerpiece bowl has an attractively undulating wave-like edge and rests upon a short, leafy central column which emerges from an elongated ovoid base augmented by truly exceptional decoration. The surface of the base has been... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
271

This is a lovely 14 karat gold pin set with a purple amethyst in the Renaissance Revival style. This antique pin has an architectural design featuring a gold bar with pointed ends, an openwork triangle, with a central circular piece holding the facetted amethyst, and surmounted by scrollwork details. The triangle piece is accented with a row of beads, while the circular piece is decorated with a pattern of scalloped beadwork that elegantly frames the amethyst. This pin measures approx. 1... Click for details

Sale Price: $262.50
Listed Price $375.00
BB384

This is a lovely pair of American sterling silver compotes, elegantly designed in the Art Nouveau style and bearing the signature of W.C. Codman, the most important and influential designer of Gorham's highly collectable hand-made "Martele" line. The compotes are beautiful and sophisticated in appearance, the Art Nouveau elements being subtly invoked with restraint and refinement in the form of gently undulating borders prettily enhanced by gracefully swirling vines, leaves and flowers. Each of... Click for details

Sale Price: $13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
BA847

This is a very important, museum-quality sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher, beautifully designed and expertly decorated by Tiffany & Co., America's premier silversmiths, in the Aesthetic style. Its hand-hammered finish creates a subtle shimmering effect on the surface, cleverly suggestive of gently rippling water and this has been magnificently embellished by the application of an assortment of mixed metal fish all around the body. These have all been skillfully and meticulously... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
499

This is a lovely Art Nouveau brooch that features a dramatic natural pearl in a 14K gold setting. The circular, organically shaped pearl has a gold setting in which it is framed with a delicate bead border with curling leaves that turn inward. The gold leaves are accented with diamond and ruby gemstones at alternating intervals. The naturalism and warm colors of this piece make it an especially beautiful example of Art Nouveau jewelry. The brooch measures approx. 1 ¼” in diameter. This... Click for details

Sale Price: $805.00
Listed Price $1,150.00
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