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BP468

Edwardian sterling silver smoking set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1916. This set comprises 1 tray, 4 ashtrays, and 1 lighter.

Tray has 4 plain wells: 2 rectangles for cigars and cigarettes, 1 square for matches, and 1 circle for lighter. Cigar lighter is squat and curved with high scroll handles at sides and hinged and tubular cover. Ashtrays are rectangular with concave rest and well. All pieces decorated with dense acid-etched rinceaux. A beautiful set from the days when a... Click for details

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BP608

Georgian-style sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1931. Circular with molded curvilinear piecrust rim. Hallmark includes pattern no. 21742 (first produced in 1931) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/8 x D 12 1/2 in. Weight: 29 troy ounces. #BP608

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BN218

Sterling silver compote. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1882. Bowl has flat well, tapering sides, and flared rim. Short support with raised foot. Bowl interior has central circular frame (vacant) radiating flutes. Rim interior and foot have repousse rinceaux pattern. Hallmark includes pattern no. 7125 (first produced in 1882) and director’s letter M (1873-1901). Fine condition with rich patina.

Dimensions: H 5 3/8 x D 9 3/4 in. Weight: 27 troy ounces. #BN218

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BF306

Sterling silver porringer with marine motif. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Bellied bowl with acid-etched fish darting through wave-style rinceaux. Frame comprising two seahorses (vacant). Handle open with engraved leaves. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5785A and director’s letter m (1907-47). Nice condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 (handle) x W 8 1/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Weight: 10.7 troy ounces. #BF306

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
ROB

Party-size sterling silver cocktail shaker, ca 1940. Curved and tapering sides with capped scroll handle, stubby diagonal spout with built-in strainer, short neck, and stepped round foot. Cover and spout cap bun-form with stepped “bull’s-eye” finial. Hallmarked Watson, a maker located in Attleboro, Mass., that was acquired by Wallace in the mid-1950s. Hallmark includes no. W83 and Philadelphia retailer’s name JE Caldwell. Fine form and in full working order.

Large dimensions: H 13... Click for details

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BP643

Early sterling silver bowl. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Round bowl with tapering sides on abstract plant support: tendril terminating in bead and mounted to leaf alternating with tendril with two beads at base. Stepped oval foot. Visible hand hammering. A fine piece from the early years that demonstrates this maker’s experiments with plant motifs. Hallmark (1915-27) includes no. 6. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 11 troy ounces. #BP643

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BP566

Sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Circular with plain well and fancy ornament applied to rim: Scallop shells alternating with c-scroll form ionic capitals. Rich and tactile. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5765 and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 12 7/8 in. Weight: 28 troy ounces. #BP566

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
AX102

Pair of Georgian sterling silver wine bottle coasters. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1909. Each: Pierced double colonnade and stained-wood well with marquetry ornament. Felt-lined underside. Hallmark includes pattern no. 17304 (first produced in 1909) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Good condition with some period wear.

Large dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 5 7/8 in. Well: D 5 5/8 in. #AX102

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BP617

Midcentury Modern sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow bowl mounted to scrolled and open ribbon support. The support is reflected in the bowl – a witty example of reflection as a design element. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 23428. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 11 3/8 in. Weight: 27.9 troy ounces. #BP617

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BM861

Pair of Edwardian figural sterling silver salt shaker and mustard pot. Made by William Henry Sparrow in Birmingham in 1903. Each in form of seated Punch with legs wrapped around fat belly and finger touching hooked nose. Punch wears the traditional cap, which is pierced on shaker. The pot is hinged at shoulders and felt-lined. A nostalgic specimen of English popular culture wrought in precious metal. Hallmarked. Condition: Fine form and deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 5/8 x W 1 3/4 x D 1 1/2... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN223

Mixed metal and sterling silver landscape salver. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1881. Square with gently tapering sides and crimped corners with pierced volute scroll supports. Engraved landscape with trees, hills, and stone bridge. In foreground are applied pheasant and bush on granulated ground. Soaring above are two birds (also applied). An unusual transposition of the Japonesque to a picturesque park. Hallmark includes phrase “sterling and other metals”, no. E79, and date letter.... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN212

Elizabeth II sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by Willian Neale & Sons, Ltd in Birmingham in 1956. Rectangular and hinged with chamfered corners. On cover in enamel is an early 2-seater airplane piloted through blue sky and fluffy white clouds. A serene depiction of flight only a few years after World War II. The scene is between reeded silver borders. Case back engine-turned. Interior gilt. Hallmarked. Fine color.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 5 x D 3 3/8 in. Gross weight: 5.8 troy... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
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