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BI970

Victorian crystal decanter with sterling silver mounts. Made by Horace Woodward in Birmingham in 1877. Squat and round bowl and cylindrical mounts. Silver collar and hinged cover have raised fruiting grapevines and Classical masks on stippled ground. Mounted to cover is figure of lion rampant supporting heraldic shield (vacant). Handle is capped and scrolled, and mounted to collar and band at neck base. Handle and band have engraved foliage. Classical with a touch of Bacchic exuberance. ... Click for details

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BM139

Sumptuous sterling silver letter rack. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1900. Three graduated partitions mounted to solid rectangular base. Openwork scrolls, flowers, seed-bursting vegetation, and foliage. Central face and discreet corner profiles. Heraldic cartouche (vacant). Scroll supports. Hallmark includes date symbol, no. B1057, and retailer’s name Bigelow, Kennard & Co. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 x W 8 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 17 troy ounces. #BM139

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BK150

Pair of sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1915. Each: shallow bowl with plain center (vacant) radiating acid-etched curvilinear ornament. Rim is scrolled with chased scallop shells. Raised and knopped support with same ornament. The pattern (no. 18825A) was first produced in 1915. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/3 x D 9 2/3 in. Total weight: 45.5 troy ounces. BK150

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BM101

European sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Imported to Birmingham in 1905 by Steinhart & Co. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is bust of long-tressed temptress with rose-tinted flesh swathed in red robe. Full frontal. For PG-13 version, see BM100. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and good patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/3 x W 3 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BM101

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BL817

Pair of sterling silver compotes. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1890, for Spaulding & Co. in Chicago. Each: shallow bowl, turned-down rim, short stem, and raised foot with 4 scroll supports. Ornament includes chased garlands and acanthus leaves. Scrolled cartouches are vacant. Foot has incised panels. Beautiful with heavy weight. Hallmark includes letters YZM and retailer’s name. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 11 in. Total weight: 58.5 troy ounces. ... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BL787

Hand-hammered sterling silver mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1908. Rectangular and beveled glass with flat hand-hammered border. At top rectangular cartouche (vacant). With glass, wood back, and hinged support. The pattern (no. 17263) was first produced in 1908. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with crisp corners and good patina.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 1/2 x W 8 3/4 in. Glass: H 9 3/4 x W 7 1/8 in. BL787

$1,715.00
Listed Price $2,450.00
BL833

Edwardian sterling silver and enamel inkwell. Made by Grinsell & Sons in London in 1906. Dome base with reeded foot and rim and hinged cover. On cover top is inset enamel plaque: a cat sits on its haunches, front legs stiffened, ears erect, and gaze intense. Wonderful details include the shaded striping and fluffy chest fur. The pink nose is another sweet touch. A soft but stern kitty – a guaranteed cure for writer’s block. Clear glass well and cut-glass underside. Hallmarked. ... Click for details

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BI948

Unusual sterling silver shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1887. Cylindrical with spread foot and bun cover. Dense repousse with flowers and ferns. Acanthus leaf border to foot. Reeded rim. Cover has scrolled piercing bordered by repousse flowers and foliage. Tactile. The pattern (no. 9329) was first produced in 1887. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina and snugly fitting cover.

Dimensions: H 5 7/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 12.6 troy ounces. BI948

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BL735

Neoclassical sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1913. Rectangular with curved and hinged cover. Raised ornament including garlands, dentil, and paterae on sides and cover. On cover is central oval cartouche (vacant). Cover interior lightly gilt. The pattern (no. 18496B) was first produced in 1913. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 ¼ x W 9 1/3 x D 6 in. Weight: 24 troy ounces. BL735

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BL718

Sterling silver serving tray. Made by Wallace in Wallingford. Circular well and molded rim. Hallmark includes no. 2885. Condition: Good. Center has minor weakness.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 16 in. Weight: 36 troy ounces. BL718

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BL636

German sterling silver lady’s riding boot. Imported by Berthold Muller to Chester in 1906. Plain and solid sole, heel, and topline. Body has Renaissance lady riding sidesaddle and huntsman with falcon perched on wrist as well as pierced and naturalistic flowers and leaves. Front is “laced” and has “tied bow.” Spur rotates. A great gift for a horse or fashion collector. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 10 x D 2 2/3 in. Weight: 14 troy ounces. BL636

$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
AV132

Edwardian sterling silver dresser mirror. Made by Walker & Hall in Birmingham in 1907. The frame has arched top, curved, sides, and scrolled bottom with bracket supports. Engraved ribbons and garlands. At top circular cartouche (vacant). Glass is heart-shaped and beveled. Velvet back and hinged support. Hallmarked. Excellent condtion.

Dimensions: H 15 x W 12 in. AV132

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
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