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BT549

Aesthetic mixed metal bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1885. Sterling silver with round and curved sides, short straight rim, and splayed foot. Sides have allover honeycomb hand hammering and applied ornament: Large and overhanging strawberry branch with hummingbird ready to peck; also, flowers rooted in granulated soil, and a few more live creatures—a dragonfly, butterfly, and snail. Fully marked including date symbol, no. 1730, and phrase “Sterling / & Other Metals”. Excellent... Click for details

$12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00
BT428

Set of 12 Art Deco sterling silver highballs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. Each: Girdled cylinder with flared rim and spread foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 18993 (first produced in 1915), order no. 17427, and director’s letter m. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 84 troy ounces. #BT428

$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
BT419

Set of 12 Edwardian Classical sterling silver dinner plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. Each: Round well and French-style rim: Gentle scrolling with volute scroll terminals interspersed with scallop shells, and rope. Fully marked including pattern no. 18339 (first produced in 1912) and director’s letter m. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 11 1/8 in. Heavy weight: 260 troy ounces. #BT419

$17,875.00
Listed Price $27,500.00
M2

Market-fresh George III sterling silver epergne. Made by Thomas Pitts in London in 1766. Pierced and oval support set in round floral garland frame with four leafing scroll supports on same feet. Large and pierced oval basket, surrounded by alternating same small baskets and solid round dishes in open frames attached to leaf-capped branches. In case of small baskets, the frames rotate. A fresh and pretty centerpiece in first generation English Rococo. Fully and uniformly marked. Very good... Click for details

$29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BQ838

Pair of sterling silver covered serving dishes in desirable Chrysanthemum pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Oval well, curved and tapering sides, and scalloped rim with applied leaf-and-flower ornament. Domed cover with scalloped rim and imbricated leaf border applied to top. Flower-wrapped ring finial with leaf-mount and bead-and-reel border. Finial twist lock for converting cover to second serving dish. A serviceable pair in the historic Japonesque pattern. Hallmark includes... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BT201

American Modern sterling silver dessert bowls and plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. This set comprises 12 bowls and 12 plates. Each bowl: Conical with reeded interior rim and short stepped foot. Each plate: Well with wide and tapering shoulder and reeded rim. Each piece fully marked including director’s letter m and pattern no. 17635 (first produced in 1910). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 2 1/4 x D 5 1/8 in. Stand: H 7/8 x D 6 3/8 in. Heavy total weight: 165 troy... Click for details

$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
BT122

George V sterling silver cigar box. Made by Walker & Hall in London in 1912. Rectangular with straight sides and curved corners. Cover hinged and curved with tapering tab. Lock and key. Corner ball supports. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt-washed. Underside leather lined. Traditional form super-sized. A capacious receptacle for all your tobacco needs. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 12 1/2 x D 9 in. Gross weight: 123.5 troy... Click for details

$8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
BS792

Pair of Rococo sterling silver candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Baluster shaft on shaped and raised four-sided base with corner leaves flowing into paw supports. Central socket on spool mount on ball to which are mounted three reeded arms, each terminating in single socket. Shaft and arms entwined with floral garland. Cast figures of chubby cherubs perched on shaft shoulder. On base more cherubs with streaming garlands in repousse. Frothy and frivolous. Fully marked including... Click for details

$12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00
BR648

Chrysanthemum sterling silver dinner set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890.

This set comprises 145 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 24 dinner forks (7 1/2), 12 salad/terrapin forks (6 3/8), 12 seafood forks (6), and 12 ice cream forks (5 5/8); Spoons: 10 teaspoons (5 5/8), 12 round gumbo spoons (7 3/4), 12 bouillon spoons (5 1/2), 10 grapefruit spoons (5 3/4), and 6 tablespoons (8 1/4); Knives: 12 dinner knives (10 1/8), 12 lunch knives (8 7/8), and 11 butter spreaders (5... Click for details

$24,700.00
Listed Price $38,000.00
BR580

Forty-eight piece sterling silver plates and bowls in Winthrop. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. This set comprises 12 dinner plates, 12 dessert plates, 12 bread and butter plates, and 12 bowls.

A rare large multi-course set in the historic pattern comprising laurel-wreath border inset with flower head that was first produced in 1909.

Full marked including director’s letter m and pattern nos. 17630C (dinner plates), 30547 (dessert plates and bowls), and 17655C (bread and butter... Click for details

$29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BS986

Turn-of-the-century German sterling silver 3-mast galleon nef. Imported to England by Lionel Spiers in London in 1924.

Sides have finely delineated “wood” planks decorated with conch-blowing figures and flowery scrolls. Deck also “wood” with mounted canons and sailors on the lookout. Some clamber up the crow’s nest for a better view of enemy action. The captain is at the wheel. Historically accurate with anchor, lantern, figurehead, and rudder. Cruises along, sails billowing, on 4... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BR577

Art Deco Craftsman sterling silver drinks set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. This set comprises pitcher, 4 tumblers, and tray. The pitcher and tumblers have gentle baluster form. The pitcher has a c-scroll handle and curvilinear spout. Sturdy vessels on round tray with deep well. Soft faceting. Pitcher and tray have visible hand hammering.

Fully marked including director’s letter m and pattern nos. 17466 (tumblers) and 17580 (pitcher), which were first produced in 1909, and... Click for details

$8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
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