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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

Classical sterling silver sauce bowl on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl round on stepped foot. Stand round with well. Tooled borders with cherub heads, leaves, and beading. Both pieces fully marked including pattern no. 8173, order no. 1062, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 2 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Stand: H 1/2 x D 5 7/8 in. Total weight: 10 troy ounces. #BS988

Listed Price $950.00

Pair of sterling silver Medallion salt and pepper shakers, ca 1870. Each: Cylindrical neck, bellied bowl, and round foot. Cover domed and overhanging with dense piercing. Two rondels with raised Classical head in profile on lined ground; one is a helmeted warrior, the other a sage matron. Beautiful pieces with a New York association in the popular and evolving pattern. The mark is associated with Ball, Black, a retailer in business from 1852-74. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x D 2... Click for details

Listed Price $850.00

Art Deco sterling silver petal bowl. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930. Curved sides and petal rim interspersed with beads. Raised and spread foot. Fully marked including no. 606 and maker’s and retailer’s stamps. The maker was Currier & Roby, who were active in New York in the first decades of the 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BS983

Listed Price $895.00

Edwardian sterling silver pictorial baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Straight sides and reeded c-scroll handle. Interior gilt washed.

Chased scene of boy’s procession marching single file: The cavalry, in the person of a hop-a-long hobby-horse rider, follows a bugle-blowing hobo, who is preceded by a solitary representative of the flag corps, who in turn is just a few steps behind the drummer. A purposeful expedition under the leadership of a diminutive rifleman. The picket... Click for details

Listed Price $995.00

German sterling silver cow creamer, ca 1920. Retailed by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco. Stocky body on slender legs. Neat horns and tail ring handle. Milk enters through hinged back cover with chased fly, and exits through round mooing mouth. Marked “Sterling 925 Germany” with no. 4 and retailer’s stamp. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 1 1/4 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BS929

Listed Price $895.00

German 930 silver novelty trinket box. Imported to England in 1900 by Elly Isaac Miller in London. Rococo shoe with chased floral garlands and open bands. Insole has hinged cover. Raised elf toe and plain heel. German maker’s and English importer's marks. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 5/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN994

Listed Price $750.00

Pretty Edwardian inkwell. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. Rectangular clear glass base with chamfered corners, wraparound acid-etched garland, and star cut to underside. Ovalish well with short neck in sterling silver collar with hinged and domed cover. Cover top has enameled flower basket and garland on white wavy and chevron ground with ornamental blue lunettes. Fully marked. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. #BS636

Listed Price $1,250.00

Edwardian Georgian sterling silver sugar basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Round bowl with spread foot. Tapering and reeded c-scroll swing handle. Bowl sides have pierced vertical lines and stylized leaf border. Beaded rim. Detachable cobalt glass liner. Fully marked including pattern no. 16423 and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 1/8 x D 4 5/8 in. H (without handle) 3 in. Weight (without glass): 5.3 troy ounces. #BS653

Listed Price $600.00
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