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BD483

This is a truly exceptional, museum-quality large framed micro mosaic plaque depicting the fresco "Aurora and the Hours", a masterpiece painted by the Italian artist Guido Reni in the early 17th century and exhibited in a famous Roman palace. It is a magnificent example of the art of micro mosaic work at its very best and has been superbly and skillfully crafted to the very highest standards imaginable. The subject matter shown in the original painting has been expertly and masterfully ... Click for details

$39,000.00
Listed Price $60,000.00
BD333

This is an impressive and most unusual Victorian presentation trophy, beautifully made of sterling silver gilt in the form of an amphora vase and handsomely decorated all around with a wide frieze of acid-etched decoration depicting Greco-Romano scenes set between assorted bands of both abstract and geometric forms. At the base of the neck, between the gracefully curving handles, an inscription in large, distinctively shaded upper case letters boldly proclaims the words “Wexford Hunt Club... Click for details

$18,200.00
Listed Price $28,000.00
BD484

This is a superb quality large framed micro mosaic depiction of the Roman Forum, skillfully made to the very highest standards from assorted miniature pieces of colored stone. The myriad and perfectly matched pieces have been expertly assembled to create an exquisite and extraordinarily detailed rendering of the Roman Forum comprising beautifully life-like renditions of the Temple of Vespasian, the Arch of Septimius Severus, the remains of the Temple of Saturn, the 3 remaining columns of the... Click for details

$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BC403

This is a truly lovely 5-piece sterling silver dressing table set inset with superb quality guilloche enamel in a gorgeous shade of deeply saturated rose pink. Made by Charles S. Green in Birmingham. The set consists of a hand mirror, a hair brush, a comb, a clothes brush, a shoe horn and a button hook, all beautifully made and prettily decorated to the very highest standards. The streamlined elongated shapes of the mirror and the hair brush together with their elegantly tapering handles are... Click for details

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BD346

This is an exceptional sterling silver tureen by the premier American silversmiths at Tiffany & Co. in a unique American design. Standing on an oval pedestal base trimmed with a band of gadrooning, this tureen has a classic oval body and high domed cover. The body is decorated with two bands of ornament, one with a geometric leaf design and a smaller band of gadrooning below. Two outstanding cast figural ox heads form the tureens side-handles and are depicting with exceptional detail and... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BD345

This is a pair of heavy gauge antique 950 silver vegetable dishes, beautifully made by the esteemed French silversmith, G. Keller of Paris, and handsomely embellished on the lids with superbly crafted depictions of broccoli stalks and leaves. Each of the dishes consists of 3 parts; an elegantly curving body with a pair of carrying handles, a removable gilded insert for ease in serving at the table, and the whimsically decorated lid. The bodies have each been subtly enhanced by decorative leafy... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BD110

This is lovely sterling silver picture frame by dish by the premier American silversmiths at Gorham. This egg-shaped picture frame is supported on two ball feet and has a wide solid silver border trimmed with simple streamlined banding. The border is decorated with detailed scrolls and leaves that surround a vacant cartouche at the bottom of the frame. The decoration is vibrant yet restrained that provides interest but would not be distracting to the picture. The back and hinged stand are... Click for details

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BD334

This is a truly magnificent museum quality German 800 silver and gilded Jugendstil centerpiece, beautifully decorated with elegantly flowing floral forms and prominently featuring a lovely female figure dressed in a form-fitting robe and carrying an artfully draped scarf. The centerpiece has been expertly crafted, all the surfaces showing the quintessential whiplash curves of the Art Nouveau movement and conveying a lively sense of movement and style throughout. The base, in particular,... Click for details

$32,175.00
Listed Price $49,500.00
DD565

This is a superb example of American silver at its very best, beautifully crafted by the highly talented silversmiths at the prestigious Gorham Corporation and skillfully enhanced by the addition of mixed metal decoration in the Aesthetic style. Its elegant neo Classical silhouette has been subtly and effectively highlighted at the base, the upper rim and the top of the central column by narrow borders of gadroon work featuring meticulously made leaves surrounded by vines and other organic... Click for details

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BD103

This is a beautiful sterling silver mounted cut glass caster by Jacobi & Jenkins in a wonderful repousse design. This bottle-shaped glass caster is decorated with notched spiral fluting that brilliantly captures and reflects light. It has a button style sterling silver screw mount lid that is completely decorated with flowers and leaves in repoussé that are modeled in a dynamic and textural style. It has several holes pierced in the lid to accommodate a range of uses. It is in excellent... Click for details

$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BC427

This is a magnificent pair of sterling silver five light candelabra by the French silversmiths Boin Taburet in a lovely Renaissance Revival style. Each stands on a stepped circular base, the bottom timed with an egg border accented with shells and the top with a bound reed and leaf design. The baluster shaped stem is supported on a domed based with spiral details and has facetted sides decorated with Each is excellent condition, and measures approx. 21 3/4” high, with bases approx. 7” in... Click for details

$31,200.00
Listed Price $48,000.00
BC172

This is a pair of rare royal Georgian sterling silver wine coolers, lavishly embellished with exceptionally fine quality decoration and each handsomely engraved with a pair of royal crests. They were made to order for the sixth son of King George III, Augustus Frederick 1773-1843 and the heavy guage of the silver and the extraordinary quality of the craftsmanship are a testament to their ownership by a man of wealth and taste. They rest upon 4 elegantly curving feet which have been accented by... Click for details

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