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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

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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
BB481

These salt and pepper shakers are a beautiful example of Tiffany & Co.’s acclaimed sterling silver and mixed metalwork and are charmingly decorated in the exotic style of the Aesthetic movement. Each gourd-shaped cylindrical body has a rich hand hammered surface in the Japanese taste. Both have identical decoration of a mixed-metal gourd attached to a curling vine with leaves, also with a mixed metal leaf, and an applied silver butterfly. These artistic scenes are rendered asymmetrically... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
AY348

This is a very special Georgian Sterling Silver coffee pot with an unusual ivory handle in the shape of a snake and made by the highly celebrated silversmith, Paul Storr. Storr's work has been rightfully aclaimed as that of one of the most talented silversmiths working in Georgian England and is eagerly sought after by collectors of high quality Antique Silver. This piece is a striking example of both his artistic and creative talents. It is beautifully proportioned and superbly made with the... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
670

This attractive bracelet features 3 pretty flowers each with 6 spessartite garnet petals surrounding a central moonstone. These dainty florets are joined together by incised 14k gold leaf-form links. The warm amber-red color of the faceted prong-set garnets makes a strikingly unusual contrast with the cool shimmer of the pale blue-grey bezel-set moonstones and matches beautifully with the 6 delicate 14k gold leaves. This interesting and unusual bracelet was made in the United States Circa:... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
679

This pretty brooch with stones mounted in silver-topped 18k gold has been designed in the shape of a flower. The petals have been formed from 5 incised citrines in a warm smokey yellow-brown color which surround a cut diamond in the center. The stem of the flower and the petals' border are all highlighted by inlaid old European and rose-cut diamonds. The back has been marked with a French guarantee stamp. The brooch measures approximately 1 3/4" X 1 1/4" and was made Circa:1880. It is a... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,975.00
Listed Price $4,250.00
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