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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
BR576

Esteval sterling silver dinner set for 12. Made by Buccellati in Milan, ca 1950. This set comprises 77 pieces pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (8 5/8) and 12 salad forks (6 7/8); Spoons: 12 soup spoons (6 7/8) and 24 teaspoons (6 1/8); 12 dinner knives (10); Serving pieces: Spoon (10 1/8), pea spoon (8 3/4), cold meat fork (10 3/8), and 2 pickle forks (5 3/4).

Beautiful and complete in the Art Deco pattern, consisting of modernized leaf and shell, that was first produced... Click for details

$17,875.00
Listed Price $27,500.00
BR518

Modern Classical sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Mario Buccellati in Milan. Oval. Sides comprise bands with ribbon lobing and dense horizontal striation. Foot spread and same. Turned down rim with chased acanthus leaf border. Scalloped rims. Well plain with visible hand hammering. Striking. Nice texture and shimmer. Post-1967 Italian hallmark with maker’s stamp. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 18 1/4 x D 14 in. Weight: 75 troy ounces. #BR518

$10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
BS960

Back to the Sixties with a set of 12 LBJ-era sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J. Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Fully marked including presidential date stamp for Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-9). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. #BS960

$9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
BS915

Pair of fabulous gilt sterling silver palm tree candlesticks. Retailed by Tiffany in New York. Each: Columnar trunk with imbricated bark rooted to irregular terrain forming a round base. Socket concealed amidst dense and detachable fronds. A 1960s tiki-era motif that harkens back to Regency flamboyance. Italian hallmark (1944-1968) and retailer’s stamp. Very good condition with nice age-related toning.

Dimensions: H 13 3/4 x D 4 7/8 in. Heavy total weight: 66 troy ounces. #BS915

$8,417.50
Listed Price $12,950.00
BS682

Set of 10 Edwardian Regency sterling silver dinner plates in Adam pattern. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1915. Round solid well. Wide shoulder with Classical vases on open rondels joined by leaf swag on pierced fern ground. Scrolled rim. Six plates have ornamental interlaced monogram.

Each plate marked. The monogrammed plates have maker’s stamp and patent year 1911. Of the unmonogrammed plates, one has maker’s stamp; all have no. 3728. Very good condition with deep... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BP265

Pair of large French Neoclassical sterling silver five-light candelabra. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910.

Each: Tapering fluted shaft with vertical leaves at top and bottom. Double-domed base with reeded, leaf-and-dart, and leaf-and-berry borders and flower garland with two oval medallions (one vacant; the other engraved with interlaced monogram). Central light on baluster on knop mounted to shaft. Four leaf-wrapped and rinceaux branches, each terminating in single light. Branches are... Click for details

$19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
BD333

Large English Victorian sterling silver urn, 1866. Traditional amphora with bell mouth. Parcel gilt with frieze depicting drapery-clad men and horses inspired by ancient pottery. Midcentury Neo-Grec design with stylized ornament including Classical Greek Key and Vitruvian scroll. Engraved on shoulder: Wexford Hunt Club Challenge Cup. Fully marked including London assay stamp, maker’s initials EEEE, and Dublin retailer’s stamp “West & Son”. Very Good condition.

Dimensions: H 22 x W... Click for details

$13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
BS852

George III sterling silver soup tureen. Made by Paul Storr in London in 1804. Round bowl on raised foot. Reeded bracket side handles with cast lion’s head mounts. Double-domed cover with reeded and leaf-capped ring finial. Ornament: Bead-and-reel, beading, fluting, and gadrooning. Engraved armorials. Sheffield plate liner.

Magnificent and sumptuous. Bold Classicism by the great Regency silversmith. Marked cover and base. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 13 1/2 x W 15 1/4 x D 11 1/2 in.... Click for details

$19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
BS804

Chrysanthemum sterling silver dinner set for 12. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910.

This set comprises 252 pieces (dimensions in inches): Knives: 12 dinner knives (10), 12 lunch knives (9), 12 breakfast knives (7 1/2), 12 fish knives (7 1/2), 12 fruit knives (7), and 9 butter knives (5 3/4);

Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 1/2), 12 lunch forks (6 3/4), 12 salad forks (6 3/4), 12 fish forks (6 1/2), 12 seafood forks (6), 12 terrapin forks (5 3/4), 12 berry forks (6), and 4 individual... Click for details

$52,000.00
Listed Price $80,000.00
BS788

English King sterling silver dinner set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920.

This set comprises 72 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 1/2) and 12 salad forks (6 5/8); Spoons: 12 teaspoons (5 7/8) and 12 round soup spoons (6 3/4); Knives: 12 dinner knives (9 1/4) and 12 butter spreaders (5 3/4).

Monogram engraved on terminal. Butter spreaders have flat handles and sterling silver blades. Dinner knives have stainless steel blades stamped Tiffany & Co. In... Click for details

$7,150.00
Listed Price $11,000.00
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