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Aesthetic Classical sterling silver baby cup. Made by Bigelow, Kennard & Co. in Boston, ca 1885. Gently waisted bowl and wide and shaped scroll handle with fluid and sprawling trefoil mount. At bowl bottom bold repousse leaf-and-dart band. Marked “Bigelow, Kennard & Co / Makers / Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 4 x D 3 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BT058

Listed Price $750.00

George III sterling silver inkstand. Made by William Plummer in London in 1768. Rectangular with wavy and ornamental open partitions mounted to solid rectangle supported by open corner scroll supports. With ink and sand bottles. An archaic gesture for the super-modern office. Stand fully marked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 4 in. Weight (stand only): 11 troy ounces. #BQ153

Listed Price $2,000.00

Modern sterling silver box. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides and flat and hinged cover. On cover is engraved map of world with linear shading. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and phrase “Made in Italy”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BS990

Listed Price $1,295.00

Edwardian sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight sides with wide ornamental band of scrolls, diaper, and flowers overlapping molded borders. High looping tapering handle with serrated leaf cap and short foot. Top and bottom vacant. Fully marked including director’s letter T (1892-1902) and pattern no. 15095 (first produced in 1901). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. #BT045

Listed Price $1,100.00

Victorian sterling silver jewelry box. Made by Lionel Spiers in Birmingham in 1889. Heart-form with hinged domed cover. Allover floral repousse flat, overhanging crimped rim. Interior velvet lined. A gushily romantic keepsake receptacle. English marks with New York retailer’s stamp Theodore B. Starr. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 4 3/4 x D 5 in. Gross weight: 7 troy ounces. #BT049

Listed Price $895.00

American Modern sterling silver box. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1910. Straight and gently inward tapering sides. Cover hinged and rectangular with slight overhang. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Underside felt lined. Fully marked and numbered 1704. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 13.7 troy ounces. #BR468

Listed Price $1,100.00

Art Deco sterling silver baby cup with Noah’s Ark motif. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Gently curved bowl with wide and tapering -scroll handle and inset integral foot. Interior gilt washed. Applied frieze of animals marching in two-by-two, including plodding elephants, clucking fowl, and docile sheep. Noah and Naamah stand ready with umbrellas. Fully marked and numbered A4478. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT046

Listed Price $750.00

Edwardian sterling silver pepper grinder. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Truncated cone with rotating crenellated top. The form suggests a chess rook or castle tower. Fully marked including pattern no. 10283 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 2 1/4 in. #BR406

Listed Price $550.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bottle holder. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Open truncated cone mounted to open double scroll handle. Slip over bottle neck and apply split and splayed handle bottom to side. Spare geometry to facilitate drinking. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 2 1/8 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BT007

Listed Price $950.00

Turn-of-the-century Edwardian Regency sterling silver tray. Retailed by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Round well with engraved leaf and flower border. Shoulder has tubular piercing overlaid with swags, and open heraldic shields inset with flowers. Scrolled rim. A pretty piece for the tea table. This pattern made by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn in New York. Marks include retailer’s stamp, patent year 1909, and no. 3932/47. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5/8 x D 13 7/8 in. Weight: 28.5 troy... Click for details

Listed Price $1,500.00

American Arts & Crafts sterling silver baby cup, ca 1915. Truncated cone with flared rim and bracket handle. Applied studded strapwork scrolls with fleurs de lys. Sturdy no-spill form for the infant Good Design maven. Marked “Sterling / 50”. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 4 3/4 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT047

Listed Price $850.00

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

Listed Price $995.00
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