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Midcentury Modern sterling silver tomato serving bowl and spoon. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

Bowl: Curved sides and short and straight foot ring. Vertical pilasters comprising graduated tomatoes applied to bowl exterior between incised bands. Spoon: Handle same with graduated beading. The classic stylized fruit design. Bowl hallmark has pattern no. 22888 (first produced in 1940) and director's letter M (1947-56). Spoon has director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good... Click for details

Listed Price $3,000.00

Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Retailed by Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides and beaded and molded rims. Fully marked including presidential date code DDE for Dwight David Eisenhower, who was in office 1953-61. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 28.6 troy ounces. #BN813

Listed Price $5,000.00

Antique sterling silver letter opener. Cast terminal in form of Indian chief with feathered headdress and intense, gaunt face. A nice piece of turn-of-the-century Native Americana. Hallmarked “Sterling 97”. Very good condition with strong definition.

Length: 10 1/2 in. Weight: 6.4 troy ounces. #BN881

Listed Price $2,000.00

Victorian sterling silver 3-piece baby set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1897. This set comprises mug, bowl, and underplate.

Each: Cherub’s heads with fat round faces applied to rim. On mug rim, they are on one side only. The other side plain for suctioning power of a gummy mouth. Mug is “waisted” with c-scroll handle and gilt-washed interior. Bowl has curved sides, scalloped rim, and raised foot. Underplate has well, tapering shoulder, and scalloped rim. Hallmarks include nos.... Click for details

Listed Price $1,650.00

Sterling silver dinner and luncheon set for 12 in San Lorenzo pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

This set comprises 170 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 3/4), 12 luncheon forks (7), 12 salad forks (6 7/8), 12 seafood forks (6), and 12 ice cream forks (5 3/4); Spoons: 20 teaspoons (6), 8 place soup spoons (7), 12 bouillon spoons (5 3/8), 12 grapefruit spoons (5 3/4), 5 demitasse spoons (4 3/8), and 6 iced tea spoons (7 1/2); Knives: 12 dinner knives (10 1/8), 8... Click for details

Listed Price $22,500.00

American Modern sterling silver desk box. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging with cutout scrolled tab. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Hallmarked Andrew A. Taylor, a Newark maker active ca 1930s-70s. Numbered 214. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 11.6 troy ounces. #BE288

Listed Price $995.00

Pair of Classical column sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1911-12. Each: Fluted shaft on stepped square base. Composite capital and detachable bobeche. Beading. Hallmarks include date symbols, no. A3206, and retailer’s stamp (Bigelow, Kennard). Very good condition. Minor base pings.

Dimensions: H 8 5/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BQ640

Listed Price $1,250.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved and tapering sides with incised bands, and gently curved cover. Spare and functional – perfect for pouring over ice. Hallmark includes pattern no. 60551 and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 3 7/8 in. Weight: 17.4 troy ounces. #BQ601

Listed Price $2,250.00

Mixed metal copper and silver Turkish coffeepot with Japonesque ornament. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1885. Traditional copper vessel comprising ovoid body, s-scroll spout, c-scroll handle, and cylindrical neck and hinged onion-dome cover. Applied silver dragonfly, birds, grain sheaves, and cattails. Tooled band with stylized leaves and flowers at neck base. Finish shades from brown to red. A striking synthesis of two modishly exotic styles. Hallmark includes no. E40. Very good condition.... Click for details

Listed Price $4,000.00

Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Barrel form with bracket handle. Acid-etched frames inset with sporting tots golfing, skating, batting, and serving, alternating with vacant pilasters. Sweet figures with round faces and chubby limbs. Hallmark includes pattern no. 20850B and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5.3 troy ounces. #BN862

Listed Price $995.00

Classical sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1896. Drum-form with leaf-capped scrolled handle. Chased leaf-and-dart border at bottom with lots of room leftover for engraving. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes no. 5230 and date symbol. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 2.2 troy ounces. #BN864

Listed Price $395.00

Victorian sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Theodore B. Starr in New York, ca 1880. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and scroll handle. Allover repousse flowers, foliage, and scrolls. Pretty and tactile. Interlaced script monogram engraved to underside. Hallmark includes no. 76. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x W 8 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 29.7 troy ounces. #BN853

Listed Price $2,750.00
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