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BM956

Set of 18 sterling silver dinner service plates. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca 1890. Circular well with engraved scrollwork and flowers. Rim has volute scrolls, pierced strapwork and flowers, and applied garlands. Sumptuous Gilded Age style. Hallmark includes no. 59/3557. Very good definition and patina.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 11 1/2 in. Very heavy total weight: 354 troy ounces. #BM956

$22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
BM854

Sterling silver dinner service for 12 in Scroll pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. This service comprises 90 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 1/8) and 12 salad forks (6 1/4); Spoons: 6 dessert/soup spoons (6 5/8), 12 bouillon spoons (5 1/4), 12 teaspoons (5 5/8), 12 demitasse spoons (4 1/4); Knives: 12 dinner knives (8 7/8) and 12 butter knives (5 3/4).

Visible hand hammering . Butter knives have flat handles and sterling silver blades. Dinner knives... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BM855

Sterling silver dinner service for 12 in Scroll pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. This service comprises 93 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (7), 12 dessert forks (6 3/8), 12 salad forks (6 1/4), Spoons: 12 oval soup spoons (6 5/8) and 12 teaspoons (5 7/8); Knives: 12 dinner knives (8 7/8) and 12 flat-handled butter knives (5 3/4); Serving pieces: 1 tomato server (7 1/2), 1 meat fork (9 1/4), 1 spoon (9 1/4), 1 pie server ( 10 1/4), 1 pickle fork (6 1/4), 1... Click for details

$11,375.00
Listed Price $17,500.00
BM844

Signed photographic portrait of Her Majesty Queen Mary with handwritten note on Buckingham Palace letterhead. The queen wears crown and jewels and is seated, holding fan. At top is printed photographer’s name and address: “Hay Wrightson, 41 New Bond St. W”. Signed and dated at bottom “Mary R 1931”. The photo was presented to Percival Griffiths, Esq. The note reads “In remembrance of a charming afternoon spent at Sandridgebury / from / Mary R / June 30, 1931”. Also included is... Click for details

$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BM803

Art Nouveau sterling silver vase. Made by Shiebler in New York, ca 1890. Conical on large raised foot. Chased and applied flowers and whiplash curves on shimmering and hand-hammered ground. Stems wrap around body and terminate in dense floral rim.

A controlled and repeating design that is also dynamic and tactile. A wonderful period piece based on the traditional motif that puts the flowers outside the vase as well as inside.

Hallmark includes no. 2657. Very good definition and... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BO839

Pair of sterling silver five light candelabra. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca 1880. Each: baluster shaft on raised foot. Central raised light surrounded by 4 interlacing scrolled arms, each terminating in single light. Lots of dense and fancy ornament including shells, leaves, and scrolls. Armorial engraved on foot. Bobeches detachable. Can be converted to candlesticks. A sumptuous pair by a major regional maker. Hallmark includes no. 160. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Each... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
AV380

Japonesque sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1905. Rectangular with acid-etched scrolls and flowers heightened with copper. Vacant cartouches. With glass, silk lining, and hinged support. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16545 and director's letter C (1902-7). Nice patina and definition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 5/8 x W 9 7/8 in. Window: H 10 7/8 x W 8 1/4 in. AV380

$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
BM651

Old fashioned sterling silver sleigh. A fun fantasy vehicle under the uncertain control of a pixie coachman with a jester holding tight to the prow. The sleigh has asymmetrical rim with strapwork and scrolls. The runners glide over a raised cartouche with masks, scrolls, and lattice. Hallmark appears to be American. Nice condition.

Dimensions: H 13 x W 23.25 x D 11.5 in. Weight: 93 troy ounces. BM651

$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BO529

Pair of sterling silver 3-light candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1902. Each: baluster shaft on squarish base with corner paw supports. Central light on baluster with wrap-around and looping arms, each terminating in single light. Each arm reeded with 2 leaf caps. Each socket urn-form with petal rim. Chased and applied flowers and foliage as well as pierced lattice. Sumptuous. Can be converted to candlesticks. Hallmark includes pattern 12249 (first produced in 1895) and... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BM645

Japonesque sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1887. Baluster body, undulating rim, and c-scroll handle with soft graduated notches. Acid-etched aquatic scene with fish darting among the plants swaying in the whiplash current. Rare and beautiful. Hallmark includes year and no. 84. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x W 7 1/4 x D 4 7/8 in. Weight: 28.2 troy ounces. BM645

$16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
BM610

Hand-hammered and applied sterling silver coffee set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar.

Japonesque marine life heightened with gilt wash applied to honeycomb ground: fish and crabs swim between the swaying water plants. There are also jokey insects. A creepy-crawly alights on the sugar rim and the creamer handle has a bug "cap".

Coffeepot and creamer conical with scroll bracket handle. Sugar has loose ring handles. Creamer and... Click for details

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BM606

Pair of sterling silver 2-light candelabra in Acorn pattern. Designed by Harald Nielsen for Georg Jensen in Copenhagen.

Each: stylized acorn on rectangular base mounted to stepped and round foot. Two leaf shafts, each terminating in single socket. X-form tendril stretchers with leaf mounts. Desirable pieces in the hard-to-find (for hollowware) Acorn pattern. Postwar hallmark includes pattern no. 619 and designer's initials. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 6 ½ x W 6 7/8 x D... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
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