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BT048

Large sterling silver flask. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Arched top with hinged and cork-lined cap. Acid-etched ornament. At bottom oak branches and fleurs de lys with reeded curvilinear border.

On front a pair of nude wrestlers heave and grapple. A fine exhibition of male brawn, probably inspired by Classical sculpture, such as the celebrated Roman marble group on view at the Uffizi in Florence. On back a scrolled, interlaced, and flower-strewn monogram.

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$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BQ153

George III sterling silver inkstand. Made by William Plummer in London in 1768. Rectangular with wavy and ornamental open partitions mounted to solid rectangle supported by open corner scroll supports. With ink and sand bottles. An archaic gesture for the super-modern office. Stand fully marked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 4 in. Weight (stand only): 11 troy ounces. #BQ153

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BS991

Turn-of-the-century Classical sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Whiting in New York. Bellied urn with bold stylized egg-and-dart border on foot ring with four leaf-mounted majorly big paws. Leaf-capped and mounted s-scroll side handles. Beautiful with nice heft. Definitely the winner’s prize. Fully marked including no. 1505 and volume (6 pints). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 11 x D 7 in. Heavy weight: 62.5 troy ounces. #BS991

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BT045

Edwardian sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight sides with wide ornamental band of scrolls, diaper, and flowers overlapping molded borders. High looping tapering handle with serrated leaf cap and short foot. Top and bottom vacant. Fully marked including director’s letter T (1892-1902) and pattern no. 15095 (first produced in 1901). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. #BT045

$770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BR516

Midcentury Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Upward tapering sides, short and inset neck with arched rim spout, and side-hinged pierced strainer. Jigger cover has flared rim. Gilt interior. Sleek and striking. Large size suited to manly hands. A great alpha gift. Holds 4 pints of boozy fun. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23983 and volume. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 5/8 x D 4 3/8 in. Weight: 36.5 troy ounces. #BR516

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BT003

American Colonial Revival sterling silver 3-piece coffee set. Retailed by Georg Jensen USA in New York, ca 1950. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Coffeepot: Truncated cone body, molded and double-domed hinged cover with stained-wood finial, and molded base. Capped stained-wood handle with scrolled silver mounts, and faceted gently-scrolled spout with scalloped mount. Creamer: Baluster with faceted lip spout, capped double-scroll handle, and spread and reeded foot. Sugar: Curved... Click for details

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BR468

American Modern sterling silver box. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1910. Straight and gently inward tapering sides. Cover hinged and rectangular with slight overhang. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Underside felt lined. Fully marked and numbered 1704. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 13.7 troy ounces. #BR468

$770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BT046

Art Deco sterling silver baby cup with Noah’s Ark motif. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Gently curved bowl with wide and tapering -scroll handle and inset integral foot. Interior gilt washed. Applied frieze of animals marching in two-by-two, including plodding elephants, clucking fowl, and docile sheep. Noah and Naamah stand ready with umbrellas. Fully marked and numbered A4478. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT046

$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BR515

Aesthetic sterling silver compote. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1870. Shallow round bowl mounted to conical support on flat foot. A spare form suggestive of the Greek kylix with low-slung side handles terminating in volute scrolls with rim-mounted leaves. A cast bird with flapping wings is mounted to each scroll. Fluid and stylized flowers engraved to support. Fine craftsmanship and innovative Classicism that suggest the maker was John R. Wendt, who was active in New York during the... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BT006

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS988

Classical sterling silver sauce bowl on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl round on stepped foot. Stand round with well. Tooled borders with cherub heads, leaves, and beading. Both pieces fully marked including pattern no. 8173, order no. 1062, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 2 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Stand: H 1/2 x D 5 7/8 in. Total weight: 10 troy ounces. #BS988

$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BS983

Art Deco sterling silver petal bowl. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930. Curved sides and petal rim interspersed with beads. Raised and spread foot. Fully marked including no. 606 and maker’s and retailer’s stamps. The maker was Currier & Roby, who were active in New York in the first decades of the 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BS983

$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
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