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Jensen-style sterling silver picture frame. Rectangular window with bold dentil side borders. Top and bottom plain. Blossom-inspired crown with double-foliate scrolls generating seeded bud. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. Hallmarked Alphonse La Paglia, an American silversmith who was active 1930s-50s. Hallmark includes no. 127. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 x W 8 1/8 in. Window: H 9 1/4 x W 7 5/8 in. #BQ360

Listed Price $4,000.00

Greek Revival sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl has tapering sides and gilt interior. On exterior is an engraved frieze on butler-finished ground in style of an ancient pot with horsemen and philosophers in Classical drapery. Bowl is set in 3-arch frame with high-looping monopodia supports comprising bird’s head and paw. Swing c-scroll handle with central oval frame (vacant) between palmettes. Worn early hallmark with nos. 3203 and 87. Very good... Click for details

Listed Price $1,450.00

George III sterling silver salver. Made by Turner & Williams in London in 1802. Rectangular with chamfered corners and 4 tapering supports. Ornament engraved in well: central wreath (vacant) and imbricated leaf and pointille borders. Reeded rim. Neoclassical motifs in small scale. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 6 x D 4 3/8 in. Weight: 3.8 troy ounces. #BP939

Listed Price $500.00

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

Listed Price $1,850.00

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

Listed Price $3,500.00

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

Listed Price $450.00

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

Listed Price $745.00

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

Listed Price $2,250.00

Classical sterling silver bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1952. Well is solid and oval and sides have pierced scrolls and quatrefoils. Rim has c-scrolls and scallop shells at ends. A pretty piece in the traditional style. Hallmark includes date code and no. 1998. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 8 1/2 x D 5 1/8 in. Weight: 3.7 troy ounces. #BQ283

Listed Price $350.00

Set of 8 antique sterling silver demitasse spoons in Harlequin pattern. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. Each: Oval gilt bowl with shaped flower terminal. Each different including roses, forget me nots, and morning glories. A pretty bunch certain to last longer than a traditional bouquet. Hallmarked. Nice condition and patina.

Length: 4 in. Total weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BN104

Listed Price $225.00

English Georgian sterling silver box with sweet pastoral scenes. Rectangular with reeded and hinged cover. Low-relief landscapes including a steepled church, turreted castle, and bridge. Hallmarked with silver standard, date letter, and George III duty stamp. Good condition with nice period wear and rubbing.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 3 5/8 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 4.4 troy ounces. #BM865

Listed Price $695.00

Pair of Art Deco sterling silver salt & pepper shakers. Made by Thomas Bradbury in Sheffield. Each: Faceted baluster and raised foot. Pierced domed cover and bell finial. A nice pair that combines traditional form and geometric innovation. Hallmarks include date letters for 1920 and 1921. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 1 3/4 x D 1 3/4 in. Total weight: 5 troy ounces. #BE690

Listed Price $250.00
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