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AY139

Art Nouveau sterling silver and enamel vanity set. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. This set comprises hand mirror, hairbrush, and comb. Mirror and brush have curved rectilinear frame with upward tapering handle. Each: Nocturnal waterscape with pink roses in foreground surrounded by concentric pink guilloche with black border in enamel. Sterling silver sides with flowers and Classical leaf-and-dart and bead-and-reel ornament. Mirror glass beveled. Very good... Click for details

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BS581

Large American Art Deco sterling silver box. Rectangular with straights dies, and curved and hinged cover. Engine-turned linear ornament on cover and sides: 2 groups of fine lines alternating with 1 wide plain line. Central rectangular mono plate (vacant) on cover. Cover interior gilt-washed. Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Andrew Taylor, a Newark maker active from ca 1930s-70s. Numbered 5208. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 9 3/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Weight: 21.5 troy... Click for details

$2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BS627

Indian chief sterling silver letter opener. Made by William B. Kerr in New York, ca 1900. Cast terminal in form of gaunt face surrounded by feather headdress. A nice piece of turn-of-the-century Native Americana. Fully marked. Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/8 x W 2 x D 7/8 in. Weight: 3.8 troy ounces. #BS627

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
ROB

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.

Dimensions: H... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN658

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

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BS741

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

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BL832

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

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BS743

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

$2,975.00
Listed Price $4,250.00
BR251

Art Deco sterling silver coffee and tea set in Fairfax. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1964-65. This set comprises coffeepot, teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Each: Straight and tapering body with chamfered corners, on straight and chamfered raised foot. Handles scroll bracket, covers gently raised with soft faceting, finials chamfered with bead, and spouts faceted except for creamer, which has u-form spout. Creamer interior gilt-washed. An early 20th-century pattern that captures the emerging... Click for details

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BM950

Set of 4 George V sterling silver place card holders. Made by Sibray Hall in London in 1922. Each: Cast canine figure mounted to oval gilt-washed base with slit. A canine medley. Each dog different as they are in real life. For a special “pack” night with a few close friends. In rectangular leather-bound case with silk lining and fitted velvet. Silk has Garrard & Co. retailer’s stamp. Condition: Very good.

Dimensions (biggest): H 1 1/2 x W 1 1/2 x D 1 in. Total weight (silver only):... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BR256

Greek Revival sterling silver footed bowl. Made by Grosjean & Woodward for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway in New York. Bowl wide and shallow with flat fretwork rim. Ornament applied to exterior: Medallions inset with male youth heads surrounded by leaf-and-berry branches. Bowl underside center has petal lobing to which are mounted two side handles with stylized leaf-caps on split volute scroll terminals. Cylindrical support flowing into domed foot with chased leaf-and-berry bunches alternating... Click for details

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BS717

Art Deco Classical sterling silver and glass frame, ca 1920. Rectangular window bordered by tooled sterling silver paterae and leafy scrolls surrounded by clear glass with cut stylized flowers and leaves. Surround is rectangular with arched top. Sterling silver rim with raised ornament. Glazed with velvet back and hinged support. Large and stylish. The excellent quality suggests an attribution to TG Hawkes in Corning. Silver marked “sterling”. Very good condition. Minor velvet... Click for details

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
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