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BM870

German silver beaker, 18th C. Ovoid with slightly flattened form. Rim has incised and gilt band. A beautiful piece rich in history. Nuremberg hallmark. Condition: Good with period patina. The gilding is mellowed to pale yellow. Attractive handling wear.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 3 3/8 x D 2 5/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BM870

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BN290

Art Deco sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1928. Rectangular with straight sides and curved corners. Cover hinged with molded rim. Cover has four intersecting linear bands that continue on box sides. Rectangular tablet applied to cover center. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partitioned. Hallmark includes pattern no. 21247X (first produced in 1928) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 6 in. Heavy gross... Click for details

$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BP702

Set of 8 Chinese export silver cordials, ca 1910. Each: Tapering bowl on knopped stem on raised foot mounted to round base. Scary, scaly dragon applied to bowl as well as an unidentified tentacular mass, suggestive of a firewater-induced hallucination. Two cordials unmarked. The remaining 6 are hallmarked with P set in star and number 900 (4 also marked with Chinese characters). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 1 1/2 in. Total weight: 9.6 troy ounces. #BP702

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BP737

Sterling silver water pitcher in Olympian pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and leaf-mounted handle. Rinceaux frieze inhabited by harp-strumming, love-making, and peekaboo-playing figures. Dense repousse with the figures absorbed in the rolling leafy scrollwork. A beautiful hollowware specimen in the celebrated Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine Heller. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5066 and director’s... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
AO396

Art Deco sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Rectangular window surrounded by engraved and reeded wraparound lines. Rectangular tablet (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Hallmarked Eleder-Hickok (originally Lebkuecher) with retailer’s name, no. 3010/MM, and phrase Hand Made. Good condition with crisp corners and nice definition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 13 1/4 x W 10 1/2 in. Window: H 11 5/8... Click for details

$840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BP494

Sterling silver basket. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval shallow bowl and scalloped gadrooned rim with chased and engraved fleurs de lys. Foot raised and lobed with scalloped gadrooned rim and engraved leaves. Swing handle scalloped and gadrooned. Engraved armorial with bird of prey gripping coronet by talons. Early hallmark (1860-65) with Tiffany’s 550 Broadway address and maker’s mark for local silversmith William Gale. Also numbered 9448/9. Very good condition.

Dimensions:... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BP495

Sterling silver basket. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval shallow bowl and scalloped gadrooned rim with chased and engraved fleurs de lys. Foot raised and lobed with scalloped gadrooned rim and engraved leaves. Swing handle scalloped and gadrooned. Early hallmark (1860-65) with Tiffany’s 550 Broadway address and maker’s mark for local silversmith William Gale. Also numbered 10047/9. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 9 3/4 x W 11 1/4 x D 8 3/4 in. Weight: 23.8... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BP845

Very large sterling silver picture frame. Made by Hickok Matthews Company (originally Lebkuecher) in Newark, ca 1950. Rectangular window with flat border. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) photo. Hallmark includes no. 3011 and phrase Hand Made. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 15 1/4 x W 12 3/8 in. Window: H 13 1/2 x W 10 5/8 in. #BP845

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BP489

Art Nouveau brilliant-cut glass and sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass, ca 1910. Clear glass with curved sides and cut star, ferns, and diaper ornament. Silver rim wavy and turned down and applied with strewn and tangled irises. Engraved interlaced script monogram. Wonderful period look. Hallmark includes no. 148. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x D 14 1/2 in. #BP489

$4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
AS925

Pair of Classical sterling silver open salts. Made by William Gale in New York in 1862. Each: Conical bowl has raised leaf-and-dart rim and repousse fluting on underside as well as side handles with flowers and split mounts. Circular foot with raised fluting. Fashionable midcentury design. Hallmark includes year. Very good condition with nice period patina.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 4 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 6 troy ounces. #AS925

$346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BP750

Classical sterling silver footed bowl. Made by Cartier in New York, ca 1940. Curved sides with flared rim and half gadrooning. Rests on stepped foot. Hallmark includes no. 232. Nice form and patina.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 8 7/8 in. Weight: 24.8 troy ounces. #BP750

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BP846

Gilt sterling silver basket in Bamboo pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Solid well with open sides in form of bamboo stalks. A great Midcentury example of Tiffany’s ongoing interpretation of Asian motifs. With gilt metal liner. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 23892 and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Very good condition with rich color.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x D 9 in. Heavy weight (silver only): 38.5 troy ounces. #BP846

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
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