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Japonesque sterling silver paper knife. Made by Shiebler for Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890. Samurai-sword scythe blade and double-sided open handle with applied seashells and grass. Blade has tooled rippling water. Visible hand hammering. A wonderful desk accessory rich in period motifs. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps and no. 1307. Fine condition.

Length: 11 1/8 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BS770

Listed Price $4,950.00

Edwardian sterling silver playing cards box. Made by Grey & Co. in London in 1902. Rectilinear with corner supports. Each side is faced with antique card “royalty” (1 king, 2 queens, and 1 jack), and has beveled glass. Cover hinged with scrolled tab, and library red lining on interior. Box interior spring-loaded and partitioned. Holds 3 packs. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 5 1/4 x W 3 3/8 x D 3 3/8 in. #BS737

Listed Price $4,500.00

Large Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Bowl has solid center with engraved leaves and tendrils, surrounded by pierced interlaced scroll and leaf pattern heightened with engraving. Rim has molded c-scrolls interspersed with scallop shells. Foot solid and spread. Tapering c-scroll swing handle engraved with same. Fully marked including pattern no. 16976C (first produced in 1907) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

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Listed Price $4,000.00

Chrysanthemum sterling silver serving platter. Shaped oval well surrounded by profusion of dense and tactile flowerheads with irregular rim. A very nice in the desirable Japonesque pattern that was introduced in 1880. Fully marked including pattern no. 12327 (first produced in 1895) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 10 3/4 x D 8 in. Heavy weight: 18.3 troy ounces. #BS749

Listed Price $3,750.00

Early English Georgian sterling silver salver. Rectangular with curvilinear corners and 4 capped volute corner supports. Engraved armorial with lion rampant in strapwork cartouche purported to belong to one Thomas Carnaby in Newcastle, ca 1730. Worn marks. Good condition with nice period wear and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 13 7/8 x D 11 in. Weight: 30.5 troy ounces. #BN658

Listed Price $4,000.00

Sterling silver set in Chantilly pattern. Made by Gorham in Providence.

This set comprises 96 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 regular forks (7), 11 salad forks (6 1/2), and 12 seafood cocktail forks (5 1/2); Spoons: 24 teaspoons (5 7/8) and 12 round soup spoons (6 1/4); Knives: 12 regular knives (8 7/8); Serving pieces: 2 tablespoons (8 1/2), 2 forks (8 1/2), 1 pierced spoon (8 3/8), 1 sugar spoon with trefoil bowl (6), 1 gravy ladle (6 7/8), 1 tomato server (7 1/2), 1 cake server... Click for details

Listed Price $3,500.00

Set of 12 Edwardian Regency sterling silver fruit cups in Adam pattern. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1915.

Each: Wide round bowl on baluster stem terminating in domed foot. Bowl and foot have Classical vases on open rondels joined by leaf swag on pierced fern ground. Rims scrolled. Bowl interior gilt washed. Bowl underside plain with engraved interlaced monogram. Crystal liner with stem. Ten cups have original liners with engraved leaf border, which fit snuggly. Two cups have... Click for details

Listed Price $3,600.00

Beautiful Art Nouveau sterling silver and Favrile glass jam pot, ca 1910. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cylindrical with straight sides. Glass greenish-gold with patches of blue and red. Pontil mark. Silver collar with flat hinged cover that opens by lowering the arched swing handle. Fine and functional. Glass signed “L. C. Tiffany Favrile”. Silver hallmark includes pattern no. 15111 and director’s letter m. Very good condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 1/2 x... Click for details

Listed Price $3,000.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau Rococo sterling silver letter rack.

Plain rectangular base with scrolled rim and foliate corner supports. Three identical partitions: buxom lolling lady and two cherubs holding garland at ends, surrounded by open scrollwork and foliage. Perfect for sorting correspondence. Two compartments – one for romantic, one for platonic. Fully marked including stamps for Black, Starr & Frost and Ferdinand Fuchs, and no. 642. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W... Click for details

Listed Price $3,000.00

Set of 8 sterling silver open salts and spoons in Pyramid. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen.

Each salt: Shallow and curved bowl with capital-style handle. Interior lined with cobalt enamel. Each spoon: Round bowl and straight and tapering columnar handle with stepped and beaded terminal. Beautiful pieces in the Art Deco pattern designed by Harald Nielsen. All pieces have postwar hallmark. Salts also have designer’s stamp and no. 15. Fine condition with intact enamel.

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Listed Price $3,250.00

Art Nouveau Classical sterling silver magnifying glass. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Figural frame in form of drapery-clad Athena, the goddess of Wisdom, standing on scroll and ribbon terminal with owl. Her outstretched arms support the circular frame encircled with scrolled frames (vacant) and more owls. Leaf-and-bead finial. A handy and symbolically potent desk accessory. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Theodore B. Starr) stamps, letter B, and no. 6883. Theodore B.... Click for details

Listed Price $4,250.00

Victorian sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Daniel & John Wellby in London in 1893. Amphora urn with high-looping side handles and stepped foot. Double-domed cover with self-referencing vase-finial. Reeding. A very nice understated winner’s cup. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 12 1/2 x W 8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 22 troy ounces. #BS730

Listed Price $2,250.00
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