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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

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

Sterling silver dinner set for 8 in Hampton pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises 92 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 8 dinner forks (7 3/4), 3 luncheon forks (7), 9 salad forks (6 7/8), and 4 seafood forks (6); Spoons: 10 teaspoons (6), 12 oval-bowl soup spoons (7 1/4), 1 round-bowl cream soup spoon (6 7/8), 9 demitasse spoons (4 3/8), and 8 iced-tea spoons (7 5/8); Knives: 8 dinner knives (10), 3 luncheon knives (9 1/4), and 8 butter spreaders (6); Serving pieces:... Click for details

Listed Price $8,500.00

Greek Revival sterling silver gravy boat. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway in New York. Elongated bowl with helmet mouth, split and scrolled high-looping handle with leaf mouth, spool stem, and stepped oval foot. Fretwork and beading. Restrained Classical design from the early years. Hallmark (1854-70) includes maker’s (John C. Moore) and retailer’s stamps and pre-1860 pattern no. 686. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 9 1/4 x D 4 in. Weight: 11.5 troy ounces. #BN872

Listed Price $1,650.00

Greek Revival sterling silver cigar lighter in form of ancient oil lamp. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval bowl with rim scrolls and buds. Flying open scroll handle with palmette thumb rest. Raised oval foot and conical receptacle for holding fuel. A chic look back with advanced stylized ornament. Hallmark includes pattern no. 989 and director’s letter M (1873-91). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 6 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. #BQ734

Listed Price $1,100.00

Set of 6 American sterling silver mint julep cups. Each: Straight and tapering sides and reeded rims. On underside is engraved a stylish presentation honoring so many years of loyal service with Brown-Forman, a Kentucky spirits maker. The presentation dates are 1965 to 1970. Hallmarked Manchester. Five cups have pattern no. 3759. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 23 troy ounces. #BQ729

Listed Price $2,750.00

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

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 9 3/8 x D 6 in. Weight: 39 troy ounces. #BQ733

Listed Price $4,000.00

Antique German sterling silver cow creamer. Wide body with firmly planted hoofs, flicked-back tail ring handle, and hinged dorsal cover with engraved fly. Head has sharp horns and flicked back ears as well as spout in form of stuck-out tongue. An impertinent beast! Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 2 x D 7 in. Weight: 8.8 troy ounces. #BQ720

Listed Price $1,750.00
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