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BQ711

George V sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths in London in 1929.

Bowl with wing-mounted and leaf-wrapped caryatid side handles. Applied enamel flags and circular and wreathed frames. One is inset with a chased motorboat in churning water. The other is engraved: Presented by / Sir Thomas J. Lipton Bart. KCVO / to the / National Yacht Club of Toronto / for competition / outboard hydroplane races / Canadian National Exhibition Regatta / 1929. Spool knop on baluster shaft... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BN902

Pair of Gilded Age sterling silver 5-light candelabra. Made by Gorham in Providence.

Each: Tapering and knopped shaft on raised foot with 4 leaf-mounted volute supports. Four leaf-wrapped rinceaux arms, each terminating in single socket with wax pan. Arms have fretwork mounts with leaf-capped scrolls bracketed to baluster terminating in same. Finely executed Neoclassical ornament including acanthus leaves and leaf and dart, and contrasting butler finish.

Desirable provenance: “Presented... Click for details

$21,125.00
Listed Price $32,500.00
BQ540

Antique German sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Imported to England by Berthold Muller in Chester in 1904.

Ovoid bowl with leaf scrolls overlapping incised linear bands, fish-scale stippling, and repousse flowers with applied leaves. Scrolled and asymmetrical rim with open foliate scrolls. Perched on narrow tip are cast figures of Venus clutching a grape bunch while Cupid reaches out for his share. Substantial nude figures with fine limbs and adroitly placed drapery . Bowl rests on raised and... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BQ657

Rare and striking sterling silver epergne. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Baluster shaft with ribbed floral flange quadrilateral raised base with 4 scallop shell-capped supports. Pierced diaper pattern and applied, chased, and repousse dense flowers, leaves, and shells. Four flower-wrapped ribbed and scrolled arms, each supporting a square tray with plain well, wide repousse shoulder, and scrolled and reeded rim. Shaft supports same larger tray. On base stylistically integrated armorial with... Click for details

$32,500.00
Listed Price $50,000.00
BQ709

Finest Japonesque sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. Four curved sides, short round neck, wavy asymmetrical mouth, and scrolled handle. Applied bold spillover ornament. On one side is a dragonfly with wings and tail wrapping around corners. On other side is an iris flower on acid-etched foliate ground heightened with engraving: fluid tendrils entwine, climb, and sway. Neck and foot have stylized ornamental borders. Handle has same as well as semi-abstract fluid... Click for details

$31,200.00
Listed Price $48,000.00
BN719

Set of 4 Regency Revival sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1910.

Each: Baluster shaft on knopped and domed foot. Urn socket on knop and turned-down detachable bobeche. Foot and bobeche scrolled and reticulated with applied garland. Foot has open ovals overlaid with covered vases. Shaft engraved with 2 bead-and-reel ovals of which one vacant and the other inset with patera. Ovals surmounted by leafy scrolls and palmettes. Sumptuous with revved up... Click for details

$10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
BQ543

Victorian sterling silver 3-basket centerpiece. Made by Horace Woodward & Co. Ltd in London in 1895. Shaped curvilinear base with raised and square center and tubular ends. Large central basket has spool support with applied lion’s heads. Side baskets have cast merman support with scaly, split, and twisted tail. Bowls curved with scrolled rim. Neoclassical ornament including garlands, paterae, foliage, and leaf and dart. Base supported by four leaf-mounted shells. A fancy Regency Revival... Click for details

$8,417.50
Listed Price $12,950.00
BN877

Sterling silver set in Pyramid pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen.

This set comprises 99 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 place forks (7), 12 salad forks (6 5/16), 8 seafood forks (5 1/2), and 4 appetizer forks (5 1/2); Spoons: 16 teaspoons (5 5/8) and 20 oval-bowl soup spoons (6 1/2); Knives: 8 place knives (8 7/8); 4 long-handle place knives (8 7/8), and 12 butter spreaders (5 3/4); Serving pieces: Carving pair with fork (10 3/4) and knife (13 3/4); 1 meat fork (9... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BN836

Sterling silver dinner and luncheon set for 12 in San Lorenzo pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

This set comprises 170 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 3/4), 12 luncheon forks (7), 12 salad forks (6 7/8), 12 seafood forks (6), and 12 ice cream forks (5 3/4); Spoons: 20 teaspoons (6), 8 place soup spoons (7), 12 bouillon spoons (5 3/8), 12 grapefruit spoons (5 3/4), 5 demitasse spoons (4 3/8), and 6 iced tea spoons (7 1/2); Knives: 12 dinner knives (10 1/8), 8... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BQ661

Set of 8 American Classical sterling silver dinner plates. Each: Solid well and wide pierced shoulder with dense and fluid scrolls, flowers, foliage, and diaper interspersed with fluted and beaded amphorae. Old fashioned sumptuousness. Fully marked including no. 6969 and stamp for Shreve & Co., a San Francisco retailer and maker that began business ca 1918. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 11 5/8 in. Total weight: 166.8 troy ounces. #BQ661

$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
BM825

Set of 3 sterling silver covered tureens after a design by Frank Lloyd Wright. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises 1 small and 2 large tureens. Each: 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... Click for details

$32,500.00
Listed Price $50,000.00
BQ308

Set of 4 sterling silver plates with landscape rim. Made by S. Kirk & Son Inc. in Baltimore. Each: Plain well engraved with armorial and Latin motto Mediocria Firma. Wide shoulder with chased and repousse rural scenes including old stone buildings, picket fences, and gnarly trees. Imbricated leaf rim. Charming pastoral by a great regional maker. Hallmark (1925-32) with no. 38L and phrase “Hand Decorated”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 11 in. Total weight: 88 troy ounces.... Click for details

$10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
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