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Set of 12 sterling silver dinner plates. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York, ca 1910, for JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Each: Plain well surrounded by Neoclassical ornament including paterae, covered vases, and flutes as well as swooping foliage. Rim has alternating flutes and paterae. Traditional ornament integrated into a dynamic design. Hallmark includes no. 1498/6. Two plates have maker’s mark. All plates have retailer’s name. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 11 in.... Click for details

Listed Price $19,500.00

Very desirable sterling silver punchbowl and ladle in Chrysanthemum pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. The bowl has curved sides and turned-down scalloped rim. Raised base terminating in 4 volute scrolls. Chrysanthemums applied to rim, bowl exterior and base – dense and textural flowers that spill over the edge. Bowl interior has twisted flutes suggestive of stems and engraved garland. Holds 32 pints. Ladle in same pattern with richly gilt double-spout bowl.

A monumental piece in... Click for details

Listed Price $85,000.00

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Teapot has stationary handle with split front bracket mount. Creamer has pierced scroll handle wit split mount. Sugar has pierced bracket handles with scroll mounts. Teapot and sugar have inset cover with copper finial on fluted mount.

All pieces have visible hand-hammering with applied ornament, including hovering and darting insects... Click for details

Listed Price $140,000.00

George III sterling silver epergne. Made by Thomas Pitts in London in 1771. Large oval basket on gadrooned shaft with pierced oval border and ribbon-tied laurel swags on 4 leaf-capped and scrolled supports. Eight branches, terminating in alternating oval and round baskets. All baskets have solid well, oval piercing, beading, and applied laurel swag with rosettes. A coherent and symmetrical design with French liveliness and ornament. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 17 3/8 x... Click for details

Listed Price $60,000.00

Pair of sumptuous sterling silver 3-light candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1900.

Each: baluster shaft on raised round base with 4 clawed paw supports. Shaft surmounted by upward tapering baluster shaft set in beaded leaf gallery and terminating in single light. Two s-scroll branches each terminating in single light. Dense and dynamic ornament: Shafts have twisted fluting. Branches have leaf-capped rinceau. Wave-style wrap-around leaves on sockets. More leaves including... Click for details

Listed Price $20,000.00

Set of 12 Edwardian sterling silver dinner plates. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1914. Each: plain well. On shoulder 4 scrolled cartouches (vacant) joined by floral garlands. Scrolled rim. Hallmark includes no. A6620 and date symbol. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 10 7/8 in. Total weight: 190 troy ounces. #BP577

Listed Price $18,500.00

Sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1885. Globular body, straight neck, and c-scroll handle. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Applied flowers, leafing tendrils, and butterflies. A restrained design with graceful plant and insect motifs. Hallmark includes pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/8 x W 8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BM963

Listed Price $55,000.00

Set of 12 sterling silver scallop shells. Made by Gorham in Providence. Each: Dense and dynamic flutes, sloping well, and 2 ball supports. Hallmark includes pattern no. 40617. Eight shells have date codes for 1940s and 2 for 1950s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 9 1/4 x D 9 3/8 in. Total weight: 184 troy ounces. #BN116

Listed Price $12,000.00

Sterling silver horse racing trophy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1889. Amphora with tall body on raised foot. Two leaf-capped straight handles with leaf mounted to shoulder and volute scroll terminal mounted to neck. Ornament includes beading, palmettes, rinceaux, and bead-and-dart. On front in repousse is mare with nuzzling foal next to fence. On back is the winner’s list for the Pacific Coast Jockey Club’s Gentlemen Rider’s Cup as well as the phrase “To become the property... Click for details

Listed Price $30,000.00

Art Deco sterling silver coffee and tea set on tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. This set comprises tea kettle on stand, coffeepot, teapot, hot chocolate (or milk) pot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl on tray.

Rectilinear bodies with faceted corners and supports. Bracket handles (kettle handle swing). Covers raised with soft faceting and faceted finial. An early and understated example of the geometric style.

All hallmarks include director’s letter m (1907-47) and... Click for details

Listed Price $22,500.00

Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Each: twisted shaft terminating in beaded and lobed knop mounted to raised foot with “slashed” edges. Foot encircled by applied fruiting grapevine. Shaft top lobed and surmounted by curved capital with applied grape bunches. Socket (D 1 1/8 in.) set in large plain wax pan. The traditional Jensen grape motif applied to a heavyweight design.

Postwar hallmarks and pattern no. 264. One has postwar hallmark... Click for details


One-of-a-kind sterling silver marine centerpiece. Made by Mario Buccellati in Milan, ca 1950s. A basket overflows with fish, octopi, lobsters, sea urchins, scallops, clams, and mussels – a feast of fruits de mer (sea fruits). A homage to a mainstay of Mediterranean cuisine as well as an inspired still life sculpture. The crustaceans and fish rest on a net-like mesh that in turn rests on the basket. Because the piece can be disassembled the basket can be used on its own. Hallmarked ‘M... Click for details

Listed Price $135,000.00
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