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Wonderful sterling silver vase. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Curved and ovoid body with wavy-shaped narrow mouth. Double-sided aquatic scene with fish gliding and diving amidst sea plants and conch shells. In relief with finely delineated details that include fins and scales as well as textured (that is, hand-hammered) sandy terrain. The swaying sea grasses attenuate into engraving. Italian hallmark (1968 to present) for Fratelli Cacchione in Milan. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 10 x W... Click for details

Listed Price $12,995.00

Pair of fabulous sterling silver palm tree candlesticks. Retailed by Tiffany in New York. Each: Columnar trunk with imbricated bark rooted to uneven terrain (that is, a round base). Socket concealed amidst dense fronds. A 1960s tiki-era motif that harkens back to Regency flamboyance. Italian hallmark (1944-1968). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 13 3/4 x D 4 7/8 in. Heavy total weight: 68 troy ounces. #BN382

Listed Price $12,500.00

Edwardian sterling silver playing cards box. Made by William Neale in Chester. Four sides with beveled glass windows, flat hinged cover with raised circle, and 4 round supports. Antique playing cards in windows. Cover interior gilt. Box interior has leather-lined partitions. Underside leather lined. Comes with two packs. There’s room for one more. A great piece for bridge night. Hallmarked. Indistinct date letter.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 3 1/8 x D 3 1/8 in. #BN385

Listed Price $3,500.00

Sterling silver dog-form salt and pepper shakers. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1881. Each: cast figure of stocky seated pup with stiff forelegs and curlicue tail. Flat face with exophthalmic eyes and short snout. Head pierced and detachable. Very sweet and very desirable. Hallmarked. One hallmark includes year. Great condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 7/8 x D 1 3/8 in. Total weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BQ191

Listed Price $2,250.00

Set of 4 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Manchester in Providence. Straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. Hallmark includes no. 3759. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 15.4 troy ounces. #BN366

Listed Price $2,000.00

Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Manchester in Providence. Straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. Hallmark includes no. 3759. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 23.2 troy ounces. #BQ183

Listed Price $3,250.00

Large sterling silver and mixed metal tea caddy. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1879. Ginger-jar form. Honeycomb hand hammering with applied butterflies, dragonfly, birds, lizard, bamboo, and blossoming prunus branch – a veritable panoply of period motifs. Hallmark includes year and no. 24. Fine condition and patina. Snug cover for keeping the precious leaves fresh.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x D 4 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. #BQ188

Listed Price $9,500.00

Sterling silver dinner service for 8 in Torchon pattern. Made by Buccellati in Italy. This set comprises 52 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Forks: 8 dinner forks (8 1/2) and 8 salad forks (7); Spoons: 6 teaspoons (5 1/4), 2 teaspoons (5), and 8 dessert spoons (6 7/8); Knives: 8 dinner knives (9 5/8) and 8 butter spreaders (6 1/8); serving pieces: 1 fork (9 ¼), 1 spoon (8), 1 pierced spoon (8 7/8) and 1 tablespoon (8 1/4).

The dinner knives have hollow handles and stainless steel blades.... Click for details

Listed Price $9,000.00

Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca 1910. Solid and round shaped well engraved with interlaced script monogram. Flared sides with pierced diaper ornament. Molded wavy rim with cornucopias. Pierced swing handle with same and oval frame (vacant). Rests on 4 ornamental supports with garland mounts. Hallmark includes no. 10/5665. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 4 7/8 x D 14 in. H (with handle) 11 3/4 in. Weight: 46 troy ounces.... Click for details

Listed Price $6,000.00

Pair of Art Nouveau sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Each: Solid well surrounded by stylized leaves and flowers set in pierced and interlacing scrolls. Molded c-scroll rim with alternating applied and engraved scallop shells. Plain short stem and raised foot with same ornament. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16976 (first produced in 1907) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 12 3/8 in. Total weight: 77.7 troy ounces.... Click for details

Listed Price $8,500.00

Traditional sterling silver serving tray. Made by Gorham in Providence. Circular with gadrooned rim. Vacant well center surrounded by dense scrollwork and flowers on stippled ground. Hallmark includes no. 42636. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 26.5 troy ounces. #BP607

Listed Price $1,895.00

William IV sterling silver salver. Made by Richard Sibley in London in 1835. Circular with gadrooned rim and 3 pierced and leaf-mounted shell supports. Armorial with Latin motto Fidelitas engraved in well center, surrounded by Gothic arcade with leaves and flowers. Hallmark and London retailer’s stamp Makepeace. Good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 9 in. Weight: 14 troy ounces. #BQ165

Listed Price $1,200.00
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