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BS790

Midcentury sterling silver dinner set in Acorn pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen.

This set comprises 153 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 16 dinner forks (7 1/2), 16 salad forks (6 1/2), and 24 lunch forks (6 5/8); Spoons: 22 teaspoons (5 3/4), 12 round soup spoons (6 5/16), 4 gumbo soup spoons (6 5/8), and 16 demitasse spoons (3 13/16); Knives: 16 dinner knives (9) and 15 butter spreaders (5 7/8); Serving pieces: 1 long-handled, hollow-handled meat fork (9), 1 2-tine meat fork... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BS749

Exquisite Tiffany Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece with applied fish, ca 1881.

Exterior decorated with scaly and gaping fish swimming among drifting, swaying plants. Ornament is applied and chased on honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Fine details including seaweed clinging to rim and scrolled seashells on foot. A veritable fishbowl.

Engraved presentation dated 1883 in stylistically-integrated wavy ribbon script: "Gracie, Bedouin / Match race / Oct 18th 1883 / Course 26 Miles to Windward... Click for details

$71,500.00
Listed Price $110,000.00
BQ197

Pair of turn-of-the-century sterling silver 5-light candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

Each: Urn socket on baluster shaft on wide and round raised base supported by 4 leaf-mounted paw supports. Detachable branches comprising ribbed urn socket on ovoid support surrounded by four leaf-capped and reeded scrolled and entwined branches, each terminating in single socket with detachable bobeche. Tooled and chased fluid curvilinear forms together with traditional Classical leaf and... Click for details

$15,275.00
Listed Price $23,500.00
BS720

Art Deco sterling silver covered tureen after design by Frank Lloyd Wright. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Octagonal bowl and wide and overhanging rim with applied and cutout Modern fretwork handles. Spread base. Raised cover with soft faceting and bowtie finial comprising 2 triangles.

Wright conceived this design for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, which opened in 1923. It was executed in sterling silver, circa 1986, by Pampaloni in Florence, with the authorization of the architect’s... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BS719

Art Deco sterling silver covered tureen after design by Frank Lloyd Wright. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Octagonal bowl and wide and overhanging rim with applied and cutout Modern fretwork handles. Spread base. Raised cover with soft faceting and bowtie finial comprising 2 triangles.

Wright conceived this design for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, which opened in 1923. It was executed in sterling silver, circa 1986, by Pampaloni in Florence, with the authorization of the architect’s... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BS619

Twelve Edwardian dinner plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1916. 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 virtues”). A suitably aristocratic sentiment for such a sumptuous set.

Fully marked including... Click for details

$16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
BS132

Rare and exotic sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Traditional ginger jar with snug fitting cover and interior cap. Stylized gold ornament: Arcade pattern inset with flowers and leaf-and-flower garland. An experimental design that serves a practical purpose. Cover fits snugly – the precious leaves are guaranteed to stay fresh. Fully marked including pattern no. 17060, director’s letter m (1907-47), and phrase “Sterling Silver / and / Gold Inlay”. ... Click for details

$8,417.50
Listed Price $12,950.00
BQ343

Fabulous Art Deco sterling silver coffee set on tray with enameled ornament. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1926. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, sugar, and tray.

Coffeepot, creamer, and sugar have faceted baluster body, faceted, raised, and spread foot, and bracket handles. Covers faceted (coffeepot cover hinged and domed; sugar cover raised). Tray faceted with chamfered bracket handles. Stylized and imbricated leaf and flower ornament in geometric frames in green, blue,... Click for details

$29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BS684

Wonderful & witty sterling silver vase. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Curved and ovoid body with narrow wavy mouth. Double-sided fishbowl 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 shade into engraving. Post-1967 Italian hallmark with maker’s (Fratelli Cacchione) and retailer’s stamps. Very good condition.... Click for details

$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BD346

Classical sterling silver soup tureen. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York. Ovoid bowl and domed cover with ring finial. Ornamental borders with egg-and-dart, beading, and rosettes set in interlaced circles on lined ground. Gorgeous design and craftsmanship with cast sculptural end handles in the form of ox heads with sharp horns, flexed ears, and wrinkly neck. Substantial with fine detail. Early mark (1854-70) with maker’s and retailer’s stamps, and pre-1860... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BQ986

Modern sterling silver coffee and tea set. Made by Spratling in Taxco. Each: Ovoid body and stained-wood scroll handle and flat cover with tooled finial in form of seated jaguar– an exotic touch to a spare form. A smart design by the famed Mexican maker. 1940s hallmark and eagle stamp (1948-ca 1955). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 9 X W 10 3/8 x D 3 3/4 in. Teapot: 6 1/2 x W 8 1/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Creamer: H 4 1/4 x W 6 1/8 x D 3 in. Sugar: H 3 3/4 x W 6 3/8 x D 3 in. Total... Click for details

$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BS615

Wonderfully sumptuous sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain well with pierced and chased turned-down rim with flowers and trellis. Irregularly scrolled rim interspersed with leaves and flowers. Foot ring has 6 leafy-scroll mounted paw supports. Unembarrassed Gilded Age magnificence. Fully marked including pattern no. 11229 (first produced in 1892) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 20.5 in.... Click for details

$13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
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