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Wonderful sterling silver vase. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Curved and ovoid body with wavy-shaped narrow mouth. Double-sided aquatic scene 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 attenuate into engraving. Italian hallmark (1968 to present) for Fratelli Cacchione in Milan. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 10 x W... Click for details

Listed Price $12,995.00

Pair of fabulous sterling silver palm tree candlesticks. Retailed by Tiffany in New York. Each: Columnar trunk with imbricated bark rooted to uneven terrain (that is, a round base). Socket concealed amidst dense fronds. A 1960s tiki-era motif that harkens back to Regency flamboyance. Italian hallmark (1944-1968). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 13 3/4 x D 4 7/8 in. Heavy total weight: 68 troy ounces. #BN382

Listed Price $12,500.00

Pair of Regency sterling silver covered dishes. Made by Paul Storr in London in 1817. Each: Rectangular bowl has gadrooned rim with leaves and scallop shells. Double-domed cover has gadrooning and leaf bracket handle with lion’s heads mounted to patera. Engraved armorial with Latin motto Nihil Sine Labore (Nothing Without Work). Hallmarked.

Dishes are on Sheffield plate stands with detachable liners. Each stand has bold gadrooning with leaf-mounted volute scroll supports at corners. Leaf... Click for details

Listed Price $50,000.00

Early Japonesque sterling silver tea set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Flat sides with curved ends and bottom set in 4-legged frame with block feet. Teapot and sugar have flat cover with raised center and c-scroll finial (teapot cover hinged). Teapot and creamer have scroll handles (creamer handle rattan style). Sugar has side brackets with loose rings. Teapot has straight spout and creamer has stubby spout. Creamer and sugar interior... Click for details

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Very large sterling silver trumpet vase with chrysanthemums. Made by Whiting in New York in 1909. Wide mouth, tapering, body, and domed foot. Chrysanthemums applied to rim with stems twisting around body. More chrysanthemums on foot alternating with plain gadroons. Acanthus leaves applied near base. Rests on 4 foliate-scrolled feet. A dramatic and tactile Japonesque design. Hallmark includes no. 859 and date symbol. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 24 x D 11 3/4 in. Weight: 137.7 troy... Click for details

Listed Price $25,000.00

Fine quality pair of sterling silver fighting cocks, ca 1910. Both birds in attack mode with flapping wings and fierce gaze. One has raised talon. Voluminous plumage and superb delineation from downy body to flamboyant tails. German hallmark. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: 1st: H 14 x W 10 1/2 x D 13 in. 2nd: H 17 1/4 x W 12 x D 12 3/4 in. Heavy total weight: 136 troy ounces. #BP918

Listed Price $22,500.00

Victorian sterling silver and salmon crystal decanter. Made by John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton in London in 1891. Curved sides and flat scalloped foot. Ten vertical lobes with entwined cut-to-clear blossoming branches. Flower heads engraved on foot underside. Silver collar with hinged cover and c-scroll handle with similar ornament. Interlaced monogram engraved on cover. Fully hallmarked. Especially interesting is the St Petersburg import mark. Good enough for czarist Russia and... Click for details

Listed Price $12,500.00

Chinese-style sterling silver tureen. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1877. Lobed body with open end handles and spread base on 4 volutes. Cover domed and lobed with open handle. Chinese ornament including clouds, rooster heads, and flowers, as well as chased and repousse band with fruits and flowers. Butler finish. A restrained design that reflects Tiffany’s exploration of Asian art. Hallmark includes pattern no. 4627 (first produced in 1877) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Fine... Click for details

Listed Price $20,000.00

Large sterling silver compote in Olympian pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved bowl on raised foot. Rinceaux frieze people by harp-strumming, love-making, and goat-riding figures. Dense repousse with figures absorbed in the rolling leafy scrollwork. Foot has ornamental rinceaux band.

A beautiful piece in the celebrated Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine Heller and debuted at Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1878. Hallmark includes pattern no.... Click for details

Listed Price $14,000.00

Set of 12 sterling silver chargers in Lafayette pattern. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York, ca 1910. Each: Solid well with fancy pierced border: Crosses in shaped frame alternating with flowers surmounted by paterae. Four armorial shields (vacant) and raised guilloche rim. Hallmark includes no. 1892/62, pattern name, and retailer’s name Spaulding & Co. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 11 1/2 in. Total weight: 253 troy ounces. #BP790

Listed Price $19,500.00

Sterling silver coffee and tea set in desirable Hampton pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. This set comprises kettle on stand, coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl. Rectilinear with curved sides, concave corners, and stepped rim. Covers stepped and concave (kettle and pot covers hinged). Handles scrolled bracket except for kettle handle, which is swing bracket. Spouts faceted and s-form except for creamer, which has small lip spout. Creamer and waste bowl have... Click for details

Listed Price $20,000.00

Set of 12 sterling silver chargers. Made by Redlich in New York, ca 1890. Each: plain well and fancy rim with chased and applied scrolls and daisies. Pretty and sumptuous. Hallmark includes no. 4389. Fine definition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 10 7/8 in. Total weight: 189 troy ounces. #BP630

Listed Price $14,500.00
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