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Classic sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany in New York, ca 1945. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with molded rim. Hallmark includes pattern no. 22358, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-45). Excellent condition with crisp corners.

Large dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 6 in. Weight: 29 troy ounces. #BP837

Listed Price $3,800.00

Pair of Edwardian sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Israel Sigmund Greenberg in Birmingham in 1905. Each: Straight and tapering shaft on knops on raised foot. Reeded urn socket with detachable bobeche. Hallmarked. Condition: A few base pings. Otherwise very good.

Dimensions: H 11 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. #BN318

Listed Price $1,500.00

Novelty sterling silver postage stamp envelope. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Envelope engraved with script direction and franked with an enameled George Washington 2-cent that is canceled "New York / Dec 25 / 10 AM / 90". A second cancellation on back. Script presentation engraved on flap interior “Papa from Gladys”. The envelope contains a leather-bound booklet with thin translucent leaves for holding stamps.

A poignant period piece with a nice Christmas association.... Click for details

Listed Price $600.00

Novelty sterling silver baby cup. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1900. Straight sides and c-scroll handle. Engraved circus clown with giraffe, elephant, and dancing dog. Oval frame for engraving the name of the most adorable animal of all. Hallmark includes no. 999 and phrase “Sanitary Soldered Edge”. Good condition with a few handle dents and base dings.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BP994

Listed Price $495.00

Set of 4 American sterling silver mint julep cups. Each: Straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. A great starter set by Benjamin Trees, a noted Lexington silversmith and retailer. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 16.8 troy ounces. #BQ168

Listed Price $2,000.00

George III sterling silver salver. Made in London in 1766. Round with 3 ball-and-claw supports. Fancy gadrooned rim with soft ogee arches and raised garland. Well center has ornamented interlaced monogram. Hallmarked RR for salver maker Robert Rew. Very good condition with attractive period wear and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 13 in. Weight: 31.5 troy ounces. #BN356

Listed Price $4,500.00

Pair of Japanese silver salad servers. Each: Figural handle with kimono-clad geisha holding a parasol, which forms the spoon bowl and fork shank. Fork has cut-out tines. Back plain. Fun retro novelty. Hallmarked. Nice definition and patina.

Length: 6 3/4 in. Total weight: 5 troy ounces. #BQ138

Listed Price $600.00

Sweet and diminutive sterling silver heart frame. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Heart form with flat border. With glass, eggshell blue liner, and laminate back and hinged support. Enough room for one very special person. Italian hallmark for Milan maker Guido Galbiati and retailer’s mark. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 2 3/4 x W 2 7/8 in. Window: H 2 1/8 x W 2 3/8 in. #BP462

Listed Price $185.00

Say it in scarlet with a sterling silver heart frame. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Heart form with throbbing red enamel between silver borders. With glass, silk lining, and red velvet back and hinged support. Italian hallmark. Good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 4 1/8 x W 3 7/8 in. Window: H 3 1/4 x W 3 1/8 in. #BN358

Listed Price $395.00

Antique German Rococo 800 silver sweet meat bowl. Ovoid with asymmetrical and scrolled rim and 4 open scroll supports. Convex scrolled frames with frolicking cherubs. Frames surrounded by flowers, scallop shells, and scrolls. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BP753

Listed Price $500.00

Pair of sterling silver bowls with fabulous snake handles. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Plain curved bowl with flat rim and short straight foot. Side handles in form of scaly, slithering snakes that have tide themselves into knots and grip with rim with open jaws. Striking and substantial. Belgian hallmark with wolf's head and letter W. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 x W 12 3/4 x D 9 5/8 in. Extra heavy weight: 96 troy ounces. #BN355

Listed Price $9,500.00

Art Nouveau glass claret jug with silver overlay. Cylindrical body with scroll handle and spread base. Glass clear and overlaid with fruiting grapevines - scrolled stems and succulent bunches heightened with engraving. Rim and lip spout in silver collar as is handle. Asymmetrical scrolled cartouche has engraved “For our son” dated 1901. Hallmark includes no. 3834. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 3/4 in. #BM829

Listed Price $2,000.00
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