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BN959

Twenty-four Edwardian sterling silver plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. There are 12 dinner plates and 12 bread & butter plates.

Each: Plain circular well and four curved sides with double-scroll corners. Chased and engraved ornament: Fluid leaf set in scrolling-leaf frame alternating with quatrefoil leaf over stippled lunettes. Rosette-inset guilloche rim. Engraved armorial with Latin motto “Patriis virtutibus” (that is, “By hereditary virtures”). A suitably aristocratic... Click for details

$22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
BN918

Wonderful figural sterling silver soup tureen. Made by Buccellati in Milan. Cauliflower form with leaf-wrapped bowl and head cover. The cauliflower motif has been used on soup tureens for centuries. This version has all the irregularities and nubiness of a real vegetable. Post-1967 hallmark. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 11 x D 13 in. Weight: 66 troy ounces. #BN918

$13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
BQ472

Set of 24 Modern sterling silver plates. This set comprises 12 dinner plates and 12 bread-and-butter plates: Each: Well with wide and flat shoulder. Spare and functional with well-defined form. Mexican hallmarks with 1960s-70s eagle stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Dinner plate: H 1/4 x D 11 1/8 in. Bread-and-butter plate: H 1/8 x D 6 7/8 in. Total weight: 257 troy ounces. #BQ472

$9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
BQ706

Victorian sterling silver trophy. Made by Edgar Finley and Hugh Taylor in Birmingham in 1883.

Ovoid on stepped domed foot. Tapering inset neck on beaded spool base with flat cover. Cast figures, including horse finial, wing-mounted caryatid side handles with scrolled-bracket support, Centurion heads, and two draped cherubs lolling at base. Modern stylized Gothic quatrefoil drops and imbricated leaf knop. Chased and applied beading, flowers, scrolls, and garlands. One heart-form frame vacant.... Click for details

$21,125.00
Listed Price $32,500.00
BH180

Main Line magnificent sterling silver punch bowl and 10 cups. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca. 1890.

Bowl: Curved sides, rolled rim, and dome foot. Rim and foot open with flowers, foliage, scrolls, and diaper. Exterior engraved with same. Each cup: Curved bowl, flared rim, and high looping handle. Foot domed and open with same. Exterior engraved with same. Gilt interior. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Punch bowl: H 8 1/4 x D 15 3/4 in. Cups: H 2... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BN930

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882. Curved sides and s-scroll side handles. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. At top is wide band with stylized ornament: rinceaux between beaded, rosette, and bead-and-reel borders. Applied birds (including a crane), insects (butterflies), and reptile (lizard) as well as cattails and flowers. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes phrase “Sterling / & other metals”, date letter, and no. 15. Very good condition... Click for details

$16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
BQ758

Antique German sterling silver medieval knight, ca 1910. Head-to-toe armor from helmet to sabatons. The helmet has an eagle finial and hinged visor that protects a stern visage. The suit also includes cuirass, chain mail, and cuisses. In one hand he grips a shaft with chained mace. In other he props up a shield. Spurs rotate and sword comes out of hilt. An impressive figure of a manly fighting machine. Rectangular pedestal with cabochon-cut stones and leaf-and-dart ornament.

A great dinner... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BQ711

George V sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths in London in 1929.

Bowl with wing-mounted and leaf-wrapped caryatid side handles. Applied enamel flags and circular and wreathed frames. One is inset with a chased motorboat in churning water. The other is engraved: Presented by / Sir Thomas J. Lipton Bart. KCVO / to the / National Yacht Club of Toronto / for competition / outboard hydroplane races / Canadian National Exhibition Regatta / 1929. Spool knop on baluster shaft... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BN902

Pair of Gilded Age sterling silver 5-light candelabra. Made by Gorham in Providence.

Each: Tapering and knopped shaft on raised foot with 4 leaf-mounted volute supports. Four leaf-wrapped rinceaux arms, each terminating in single socket with wax pan. Arms have fretwork mounts with leaf-capped scrolls bracketed to baluster terminating in same. Finely executed Neoclassical ornament including acanthus leaves and leaf and dart, and contrasting butler finish.

Desirable provenance: “Presented... Click for details

$21,125.00
Listed Price $32,500.00
BQ540

Antique German sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Imported to England by Berthold Muller in Chester in 1904.

Ovoid bowl with leaf scrolls overlapping incised linear bands, fish-scale stippling, and repousse flowers with applied leaves. Scrolled and asymmetrical rim with open foliate scrolls. Perched on narrow tip are cast figures of Venus clutching a grape bunch while Cupid reaches out for his share. Substantial nude figures with fine limbs and adroitly placed drapery . Bowl rests on raised and... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BQ657

Rare and striking sterling silver epergne. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Baluster shaft with ribbed floral flange quadrilateral raised base with 4 scallop shell-capped supports. Pierced diaper pattern and applied, chased, and repousse dense flowers, leaves, and shells. Four flower-wrapped ribbed and scrolled arms, each supporting a square tray with plain well, wide repousse shoulder, and scrolled and reeded rim. Shaft supports same larger tray. On base stylistically integrated armorial with... Click for details

$32,500.00
Listed Price $50,000.00
BQ709

Finest Japonesque sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. Four curved sides, short round neck, wavy asymmetrical mouth, and scrolled handle. Applied bold spillover ornament. On one side is a dragonfly with wings and tail wrapping around corners. On other side is an iris flower on acid-etched foliate ground heightened with engraving: fluid tendrils entwine, climb, and sway. Neck and foot have stylized ornamental borders. Handle has same as well as semi-abstract fluid... Click for details

$31,200.00
Listed Price $48,000.00
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