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Art Deco sterling silver hip flask. Made by F. Burton Crosbee in Birmingham in 1934 Sleek curved body with hinged and cork-lined cover. Lots of room for engraving. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/8 x W 3 5/8 x D 3 /4 in. Weight: 5.6 troy ounces. #BQ331

Listed Price $700.00

Classical Midcentury Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window with flat surround and wire crown forming 2 joined volute scrolls. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked with maker’s (Hickock Matthews) and retailer’s stamps, no. 3008C, and phrase “Hand Made”. Hickock Matthews (formerly Lebkuecher) was a Newark maker. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 x W 8 1/2... Click for details

Listed Price $1,850.00

First Step sterling silver baby cup. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, ca 1920. Straight sides and c-scroll handle. Rectangular frames engraved with sweet fat baby achieving baby firsts: First word, tooth, creeping, and step. Another frame for engraving the historic dates as well as birth record (vacant). Hallmark includes no. 5644. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 3 5/8 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BQ735

Listed Price $500.00

Antique sterling silver letter opener. Cast terminal in form of Indian chief with feathered headdress and intense, gaunt face. A nice piece of turn-of-the-century Native Americana. Hallmarked “Sterling 97”. Very good condition with strong definition.

Length: 10 1/2 in. Weight: 6.4 troy ounces. #BN881

Listed Price $2,000.00

Victorian sterling silver 3-piece baby set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1897. This set comprises mug, bowl, and underplate.

Each: Cherub’s heads with fat round faces applied to rim. On mug rim, they are on one side only. The other side plain for suctioning power of a gummy mouth. Mug is “waisted” with c-scroll handle and gilt-washed interior. Bowl has curved sides, scalloped rim, and raised foot. Underplate has well, tapering shoulder, and scalloped rim. Hallmarks include nos.... Click for details

Listed Price $1,650.00

American Modern sterling silver desk box. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging with cutout scrolled tab. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Hallmarked Andrew A. Taylor, a Newark maker active ca 1930s-70s. Numbered 214. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 11.6 troy ounces. #BE288

Listed Price $995.00

Pair of Classical column sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1911-12. Each: Fluted shaft on stepped square base. Composite capital and detachable bobeche. Beading. Hallmarks include date symbols, no. A3206, and retailer’s stamp (Bigelow, Kennard). Very good condition. Minor base pings.

Dimensions: H 8 5/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BQ640

Listed Price $1,250.00

Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Barrel form with bracket handle. Acid-etched frames inset with sporting tots golfing, skating, batting, and serving, alternating with vacant pilasters. Sweet figures with round faces and chubby limbs. Hallmark includes pattern no. 20850B and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5.3 troy ounces. #BN862

Listed Price $995.00

Greek Revival sterling silver gravy boat. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway in New York. Elongated bowl with helmet mouth, split and scrolled high-looping handle with leaf mouth, spool stem, and stepped oval foot. Fretwork and beading. Restrained Classical design from the early years. Hallmark (1854-70) includes maker’s (John C. Moore) and retailer’s stamps and pre-1860 pattern no. 686. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 9 1/4 x D 4 in. Weight: 11.5 troy ounces. #BN872

Listed Price $1,650.00

Greek Revival sterling silver cigar lighter in form of ancient oil lamp. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval bowl with rim scrolls and buds. Flying open scroll handle with palmette thumb rest. Raised oval foot and conical receptacle for holding fuel. A chic look back with advanced stylized ornament. Hallmark includes pattern no. 989 and director’s letter M (1873-91). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 6 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. #BQ734

Listed Price $1,100.00

Antique German sterling silver cow creamer. Wide body with firmly planted hoofs, flicked-back tail ring handle, and hinged dorsal cover with engraved fly. Head has sharp horns and flicked back ears as well as spout in form of stuck-out tongue. An impertinent beast! Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 2 x D 7 in. Weight: 8.8 troy ounces. #BQ720

Listed Price $1,750.00

Pair of sterling silver wine bottle coasters. Made by Theodore B. Starr in New York, ca 1900. Tapering sides and wavy vine rim with applied grape bunches. Well is stained, turned, and felt-lined wood. Hallmark includes maker’s stamp and no. 1552. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x D 8 3/4 in. Well: 4 7/8 in. #BP893

Listed Price $1,850.00
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