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BT667

Pair of turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver candlesticks. Made by George W. Shiebler & Co. in New York. Each: Ovalish shaft on domed foot; socket bellied with crimped and turned-down bobeche. Shaft has entwined tendrils and overlapping flower heads and leaves; two frames vacant. Foot has deep and stippled rivulets and scrolled rim. Socket has tooled reeding and volute scrolls, and bobeche has stippled wavy lines. Sumptuous and tactile. Fully marked including maker’s and... Click for details

$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BT651

Art Deco sterling silver compote. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Round and shallow bowl on slender and tapering stem on raised and stepped foot. Bowl center has enameled rondel comprising alternating leaves and flowers, and scalloped border on sides interior. Foot same. Stylized ornament that hearkens back to Victorian proto-abstraction. Colors a muted palette of green, yellow, and blue. Fully marked including pattern no. 19704A (first produced in 1920) and director’s letter m.... Click for details

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BT656

George I sterling silver salver. Square with lobed corners and same corner supports. Beautiful early Georgian. Fully marked; maker’s mark worn. Good condition with nice period wear.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 5 3/4 x D 5 3/4 in. Weight: 6.4 troy ounces. #BT656

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BT598

Modern Georgian sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with double c-scroll corners and molded rim. Up-turned bracket end handles. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 25055. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 17 1/4 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 38.5 troy ounces. #BT598

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BT657

Pair of Rococo sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1891. Each: Urn socket on baluster shaft with quatrefoil knop on domed foot. Dense and tactile leaves and scrolls. Shaft has flutes alternating with graduated beading. Foot spread with irregular scrolled rim. Gorgeous. Looks best illuminated by flickering flames. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and year; also, Frank W. Smith stamps. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 6 3/8 x D 5 3/4 in. #BT657 ... Click for details

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BS756

Set of 4 sterling silver mint juleps. Made by Wm Rogers Mfg Co. (part of International) in Hartford. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and base. A quartet of cups for a select Derby Day celebration. Fully marked. Two cups numbered 0323; other 2 numbered 21025/3. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 14 troy ounces. #BS756

$1,470.00
Listed Price $2,100.00
BN304

Victorian Rococo sterling silver dessert set. Made by Martin, Hall & Co., Ltd in Sheffield in 1859. This set comprises 18 knives and 18 forks. Textural handle with strapwork cartouche; terminal scrolled with engraved armorial in cabled oval. Blades and shanks have double-sided engraved leafy scrolls, fruits, and flowers. In stained-wood case with fitted velvet lining; case cover has brass plaque engraved with same armorial.

Fully marked as well as design code registered in 1858. Very good... Click for details

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BT603

George III English sterling silver snuffbox, 1819. Rectangular with straight engine-turned sides and curved corners; underside also engine-turned. Cover hinged with low-relief hound standing alert amidst verdure, a few gamebirds tucked away in a corner. Interior gilt washed.

Cover interior has engraved script presentation: To Henry Hayward Esqr / as a Memorial of his Valuable / Services, as Treasurer to the / Wantage Book Club, / Presented May 24th 1845.

Fully marked including London assay... Click for details

$2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BT362

Traditional Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with crisp and molded curvilinear piecrust rim. Rests on 3 hoof supports. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 24071. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 12 1/4 in. Weight: 27 troy ounces. #BT362

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BR665

Victorian sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by Howard James in Birmingham in 1888. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is enameled a steeplechase race with four horses taking a hedge, next to a fenced pond. Interior gilt. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BR665

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BR537

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Oval window in flat acid-etched surround: Clusters of flowers and leaves between scalloped borders. Top vacant. Open bracket supports. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including no. 432, unidentified maker’s stamp (a 5-point star), and St Louis retailer’s stamp (Mermod, Jaccard & King Co.). Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions:... Click for details

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BT642

Modern sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Ovoid body, stepped foot, soft bracket handle, short neck, and helmet mouth. A full-bodied vessel with unusual proportions. Spare form with chased bands on shoulder. Nice heft. Fully marked including pattern no. 16974 (first produced in 1907), director’s letter m, and volume (4 pts). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/8 x W 7 1/4 x D 5 1/4 in. Weight: 28 troy ounces. #BT642

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
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