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BQ188

Large sterling silver and mixed metal tea caddy. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1879. Ginger-jar form. Honeycomb hand hammering with applied butterflies, dragonfly, birds, lizard, bamboo, and blossoming prunus branch – a veritable panoply of period motifs. Hallmark includes year and no. 24. Fine condition and patina. Snug cover for keeping the precious leaves fresh.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x D 4 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. #BQ188

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BN325

Sterling silver dinner service for 8 in Torchon pattern. Made by Buccellati in Italy. This set comprises 52 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Forks: 8 dinner forks (8 1/2) and 8 salad forks (7); Spoons: 6 teaspoons (5 1/4), 2 teaspoons (5), and 8 dessert spoons (6 7/8); Knives: 8 dinner knives (9 5/8) and 8 butter spreaders (6 1/8); serving pieces: 1 fork (9 ¼), 1 spoon (8), 1 pierced spoon (8 7/8) and 1 tablespoon (8 1/4).

The dinner knives have hollow handles and stainless steel blades.... Click for details

$6,300.00
Listed Price $9,000.00
BQ144

Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca 1910. Solid and round shaped well engraved with interlaced script monogram. Flared sides with pierced diaper ornament. Molded wavy rim with cornucopias. Pierced swing handle with same and oval frame (vacant). Rests on 4 ornamental supports with garland mounts. Hallmark includes no. 10/5665. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 4 7/8 x D 14 in. H (with handle) 11 3/4 in. Weight: 46 troy ounces.... Click for details

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BN231

Pair of Art Nouveau sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Each: Solid well surrounded by stylized leaves and flowers set in pierced and interlacing scrolls. Molded c-scroll rim with alternating applied and engraved scallop shells. Plain short stem and raised foot with same ornament. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16976 (first produced in 1907) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 12 3/8 in. Total weight: 77.7 troy ounces.... Click for details

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BN375

English sterling silver dinner service for 12 in traditional Onslow pattern. This set comprises 122 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Forks: 12 dinner forks (8 1/8) , 12 salad forks (6 7/8), and 12 cocktail forks (5 3/8); Spoons: 24 teaspoons (5 5/8), 12 cream soup spoons (6 1/2), and 12 citrus spoons (6); and knives: 12 dinner knives (9 5/8) and 12 butter spreaders (6 1/8); serving pieces: pair of salad spoon and fork (11 1/8), 1 pasta server (9 5/8), 1 spoon (10 7/8), 2 spoons (8 1/4), 1... Click for details

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BQ152

Sterling silver 4-piece coffee and tea set in Hampton pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. This set comprises coffeepot, teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Rectilinear with curved sides, concave corners, and stepped rim. Covers stepped and concave with finial (pot covers hinged). Handles scrolled bracket. Pot handles faceted and s-form. Creamer has small lip spout. Creamer has reeded rim. A Modern pattern that also works on a traditional table.

Hallmark includes pattern no. 18389... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BP895

Sterling silver flask with fox hunt motif. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1885. Easy-grip shape with hinged and cork-lined cover. Engraved and acid-etched scenes. On the front, hunters ride through the countryside. On the back, a top-hatted rider controls his horse, which has stopped abruptly before a fence. Script presentation dated 1885 engraved on cover. Hallmark includes no. 99 and date symbol. Very good condition and definition.

Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x W 5 x D 1 in. Gross weight: 12.5... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BQ148

Fancy and heavy sterling silver loving cup. Made by Frank W. Smith in Gardner, Mass., ca 1900. Baluster body with three leaf-capped scroll handles and raised foot. Repousse scallop shells at base with climbing scrolled leaves. Substantial ornament that leaves plenty of room for engraving. Egg-and-dart rims. Interior has light gilt wash. A really nice piece. Hallmark includes no. 1334. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 10 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 47 troy ounces. #BQ148

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BN355

Pair of sterling silver bowls with fabulous snake handles. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Plain curved bowl with flat rim and short straight foot. Side handles in form of scaly, slithering snakes that have tied themselves into knots and grip the rim with open jaws. Striking and substantial. Belgian hallmark with wolf's head and letter W. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 x W 12 3/4 x D 9 5/8 in. Extra heavy total weight: 96 troy ounces. #BN355

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BP900

Pair of Renaissance Revival sterling silver trays. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1894. Each: Shallow well with chased radiating leaves and central frame with engraved interlaced script monogram. Wide pierced rim with Classical masks, gryphons, and flowers on rinceaux frame. Dense, tactile, and eclectic. Hallmark includes year. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 12 in. Total weight: 61 troy ounces. #BP900

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BN317

Traditional sterling silver covered trophy cup. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Urn with leaf-capped double-scroll sides handles, raised foot, and molded band. Double-domed cover with vase finial. A large version of the classic form with lots of room for engraving. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 14 1/4 x W 13 x D 7 5/8 in. Weight: 63 troy ounces. #BN317

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BP424

Victorian crystal decanter with sterling silver mounts. Made by John Newton Mappin & George Webb in London in 1869. Globular body with upward tapering neck and flat circular foot. Allover acid-etched stars plus one cut to foot underside. Silver collar with classical masks (possibly Bacchus) and fruiting grapevines. Cover hinged and raised with cast finial in figure of countryman seated on barrel. Capped bracket handle. Interlaced script monogram engraved on cover. A fine early piece by the... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
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