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BN423

Aesthetic sterling silver butter dish. Made by Wood & Hughes (later Graff, Washbourne & Dunn) in New York, ca 1870. Bowl has tapering sides, turned-down rim, and 4 open triangular supports and 2 trefoil side handles inset with leaves. Domed cover has engraved stylized leaves and scrollwork. Cast finial of cherub seated on scrolled ribbon leaves. Liner gilt and pierced. Butler finish. Interlaced script monogram. A fine piece in the advanced taste with a strong Modern Gothic influence. Hallmarked.... Click for details

$2,065.00
Listed Price $2,950.00
BQ167

George II sterling silver salver tray. Made in London in 1756. Circular with gently wavy gadrooned rim and 3 leaf-capped volute scroll supports. Engraved armorial with cock and Latin motto Fidelitas surrounded by Gothic arcade and garland.

Hallmark includes maker’s initials WC. Condition: A nice piece of working silver in search of a good home. Repair in form of replaced center (D 6 1/4 in.). The seam is visible on front and back. Priced accordingly. Sold as is.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x D... Click for details

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BQ208

Tall Art Nouveau sterling silver goblet. Made by S. Blanckensee & Sons in Birmingham in 1903. Bowl has two dolphin bracket supports and knopped stem on stepped foot. Enamel circle with two boats sailing on aquamarine water, blue sky and fluffy white clouds in the background. The enamel is surrounded by stylized flowers and stippled whiplash. Engraved presentation dated 1909. A rare mix of avantgarde and old-fashioned nautical. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x D 4 3/4... Click for details

$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BP955

Party-size sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1929. Tapering bowl, scrolled-bracket handle, diagonal spout with built-in strainer and chained cap, and short neck with bun cover. Holds 4 pints. Hallmark includes pattern no. 21357 (first produced in 1929) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 8 1/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 35.5 troy ounces. #BP955

$2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BP992

Pair of Modern sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1926. Each: Tapering shaft terminating in knop on raised foot. Shaft top has knop surmounted by urn socket with stepped rim. Hallmarks includes pattern no. 20762 (first produced in 1926) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Fine condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x D 4 3/8 in. Total weight: 20 troy ounces. #BP992

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BN392

Chic and Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window. Flat border with subtle wraparound lines. Rectangular tablet. With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Maker’s hallmark (McChesney), retailer’s name, and no. MS129. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 3/4 x W 9 1/8 in. Window: H 10 x W 8 in. #BN392

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BN408

Art Deco sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930s. Rectangular window with flat and reeded border. Plain square and rectangular corners as well as rectangular tablet (all vacant). With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. The best of American Modernism. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 13 x W 10 in. Window: H 10 5/8 x W 8 3/8 in. #BN408

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BN399

Pretty cameo glass and sterling silver perfume vial. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Tapering dagger form with neck collar and threaded bun cover in sterling silver. Glass is blue with shaded white fronds and butterfly. Script monogram engraved on cover. Silver hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/4 x W 1 7/8 x D 1 3/8 in. #BN399

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BQ186

Antique sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain oval well tapering sides with slash lobing on interior, and everted rim with raised scrolls and flowers. Hallmark includes pattern no. 10617 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 16 x D 12 1/8 in. Heavy weight: 47.5 troy ounces. #BQ186

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN394

Large sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular. Cover flat and hinged with molded rim. Box and cover interior lined with black velvet. Perfect for keepsakes or jewelry. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 25318. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 8 7/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Heavy gross weight: 42.4 troy ounces. #BN394

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN340

Set of 12 American sterling silver and agate knives, ca 1870. Each: Sterling silver blade has rounded end and scalloped top. Double sided engraving: Stylized flowers and leaves with integrated monogram. Tapering handle in shaded orange agate set in sterling silver mount with raised scrolls and leaves. A beautiful mix of precious metal and colorful stone. Hallmark includes New York retailer’s stamp Starr & Marcus, which was in business in the 1860s and '70s. Rare in this fine condition.... Click for details

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BQ191

Sterling silver dog-form salt and pepper shakers. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1881. Each: cast figure of stocky seated pup with stiff forelegs and curlicue tail. Flat face with exophthalmic eyes and short snout. Head pierced and detachable. Very sweet and very desirable. Hallmarked. One hallmark includes year. Great condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 7/8 x D 1 3/8 in. Total weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BQ191

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
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