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BP696

Large sterling silver ashtray in Bamboo pattern. Made by Baldwin & Miller in Newark, ca 1950. Shallow bowl with notched rim and applied golf club. Single cigarette cradle. A fun novelty from the tobacco-friendly midcentury. Hallmark includes pattern no. 13600. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 7 3/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BP696

$595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BN357

Japonesque sterling silver butter dish. Made by Whiting in New York. Shallow bowl on stepped foot supported by 3 monopodia bird supports with outstretched wings. Cover domed with plain top and footed cup finial. Low-relief frieze on stippled ground with cranes and cattails. Script presentation dated 1873. An elegant piece that is representative of the Japanese vogue in the early 1870s. Hallmark includes no. 369. Fine condition. Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 5 3/4 in. Weight: 21.3 troy... Click for details

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BP493

Pair of gilt sterling silver footed bowls. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1884. Each: Paneled ovalish well and scrolled and pierced turned-down rim with flowers, berries, and leaves. Rests on 4 foliate-scroll mounted paws. Substantial and sumptuous in a rich yellow. Hallmarks include pattern no. 7991 (first produced in 1884) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 8 x D 4 1/4 in. Heavy total weight: 22 troy ounces. #BP493

$2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BN518

Pair of Modern sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Poul Petersen in Montreal. Each: Socket mounted to short open shaft comprising four leaves alternating with four pods turned-down on domed foot. A great pair by the legendary Jensen-trained silversmith who emigrated to Canada in 1929. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight: 10.5 troy ounces. #BN518

$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BN519

Modern sterling silver leaf compote. Made by Poul Petersen in Montreal. Hand-hammered leaf with raised leaves and scalloped edges mounted to open stem comprising four leaves alternating with four pods turned-down on domed foot. C-scroll handle with applied leaf and stem terminating in pod mounted to curling under-leaf. A fine piece by the legendary Jensen-trained silversmith who emigrated to Canada in 1929. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x W 7 1/2 x D 7 in. Weight: 19 troy... Click for details

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BQ329

Austrian Jugendstil casket in 800 silver. Rectangular with straight sides, flat hinged cover, and splayed block supports. Sides and cover paneled. Ornament stylized and curvilinear. Sides have corner flowers between whiplash lines. Cover has straps terminating in three-leaf flowers. Box and cover interior gilt. A desirable fin-de-siecle period piece. Hallmark includes maker’s initials HS. Fine condition. There is a keyhole but no key.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 6 x D 4 1/8 in. Weight: 15... Click for details

$1,225.00
Listed Price $1,750.00
BN442

Japanese Meiji silver and enamel tea caddy, ca 1900. Drum form with stippled top, short neck, and snug-fitting cover. Applied wisteria heightened with green, purple, and white enamel. A beautiful piece with practical use: Interior plug keeps precious leaves fresh. Signed with Japanese characters and turtle in triangle. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 2 1/2 in. Gross weight: 6 troy ounces. #BN442

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN510

Hand-hammered sterling silver 3-piece vanity set. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. This set comprises hairbrush, comb, and hand mirror. Brush is elongated oval and mirror is circular. Mirror glass beveled with beaded border. Both brush and mirror have “stitched” rim terminating in volute scrolls. All pieces have raised single flower and leaf-capped ends. Postwar hallmarks include nos. 79 (brush) and 79B (mirror and comb). Very good condition with fresh bristles, clear glass, and... Click for details

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BQ381

Pair of George III sterling silver goblets. Made in Edinburgh in 1809. Each: Bowl has plain top with engraved armorial and gadrooned bottom. Armorial includes Latin motto Esse quam videri (To be, rather than to seem). Bowl interior gilt. Substantial vessels for special occasions and ceremonies. Hallmarked with maker's initials WM (possibly William Marshall). Good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x D 4 in. Total weight: 19.3 troy ounces. #BQ381

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BQ322

Set of 7 Art Deco sterling silver nut dishes. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1929. Each: Four curved sides with molded rim and concave corners. Engraved single letter monogram B. Hallmark includes date symbol and no. 2080. Four have Philadelphia retailer’s stamp Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 3 1/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BQ322

$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BQ320

Playful sterling silver elephant bowl, ca 1920. Round and shallow on 3 elephant supports. The beasts are mid-stride with exuberantly raised trunks. Hallmarked Watson, an American novelty maker. Hallmark includes no. A612. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 5 1/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 3.3 troy ounces. #BQ320

$521.50
Listed Price $745.00
BP347

Smart sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1923. Circular with well and molded rim. Hallmark includes pattern no. 20220 (first produced in 1923) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 13 in. Weight: 27.9 troy ounces. #BP347

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
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