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Set of 12 Art Deco sterling silver cocktail cups. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Truncated cone with flat bottom, tapering stem, and flat circular foot. Incised bands on bowl rim and foot rim. Spare and functional. Hallmarks include pattern no. 21378 (first produced in 1929). Ten cups have director’s letter M (1947-56) and 2 have director’s letter m (1907-47) of which 1 with wartime star (1943-45). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 2 3/8 in. Total weight: 43.5 troy... Click for details

Listed Price $5,000.00

Craftsman hand-hammered sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1909. Softly faceted baluster with v-spout and c-scroll handle. Nice rippling shimmer. Rectangular frame with two-letter monogram. Fully marked including pattern no. 17580 (first produced in 1909), director’s letter m (1907-47), phrase “Special Hand Work”, and volume (5 1/2 pints). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 5 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 37.5 troy ounces. #BS177

Listed Price $8,500.00

Japonesque sterling silver bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879. Four curved sides and short round ribbed foot. A pair of humming birds with flapping wings go beak-to-beak perched on a leafy branch. A third flies solo. Hand-hammered honeycomb ground. Beautiful craftsmanship in the exotic mode. Fully marked with maker’s stamp, no. 1580, “sterling”, and date code. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 8 1/4 x D 8 1/4 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. #BS174

Listed Price $5,000.00

Neoclassical sterling silver tea set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. This set comprises hot water kettle on stand, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl.

All: fluted and tapering ovoid body on raised oval foot. Covers double domed with vase finials. Handles scroll bracket except kettle which has swing scroll handle. Kettle stand square with corner paw supports.

Spare and elegant.

Hallmarks include pattern no. 13889D and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.... Click for details

Listed Price $7,000.00

Edwardian sterling silver tray. Made by Charles Frederick Hancock in London in 1908. Shaped oval with solid well. Sides have pierced floral scrolls. Rim gadrooned. Cutout lunette end handles. Pretty and substantial with impressive heft. Fully marked. Also stamped “Lake & Son, Silversmiths, Exeter”. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 26 1/2 x D 18 1/2 in. Weight: 136 troy ounces. #BQ803

Listed Price $8,500.00

Victorian sterling silver footed tray. Made by Charles Stuart Harris in London in 1898. Rectangular with curved corners and triangular corner supports terminating in volute scrolls. Flowing leaf-capped end handles terminating in volute scrolls. Gadrooned rim. Engraved central armorial. Smart Classicism. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Large overall dimensions: H 3 x W 25 1/2 x D 15 1/2 in. Weight: 119 troy ounces. #BQ453

Listed Price $8,500.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver and obsidian bowl. Made by Tane in Mexico City. Curved bowl on short spread foot. Rim has tooled scoring. On exterior are obsidian “teardrops” in sterling silver mounts. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 56. Also stamped Lunt. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D 9 1/2 in. Gross weight: 26.5 troy ounces. #BN966

Listed Price $9,500.00

Very large and heavy sterling silver serving tray. Made by International in Meriden, ca 1950. Circular with molded rim and armorial engraved in well center. Fully marked including no. W316. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 21 in. Weight: 119 troy ounces. #BQ460

Listed Price $6,500.00

Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1904. Ovoid with tapering sides, scrolled rim, and scrolled rim. Six leaf-mounted scroll supports and c-scroll swing handle. Pierced scrolls, engraved leaves, and applied berry bunches. A great high-low design suggestive of country pleasures expressed in heavy metal. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16200 (first produced in 1904) and director’s letter C (1902-7). Fine condition. Dimensions: H (with handle) 13 1/4 x W 14 x D 9... Click for details

Listed Price $5,500.00

Early sterling silver covered serving dish on stand. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York, ca late 1850s. Curved bowl with flat rim set in tripod frame with paw supports and central ring stretcher supporting heating element. Cover gently domed with cast conch finial and engraved armorial (Latin motto translates as “Fortune, companion of virtue”). Elegant form unified by ornamental borders with trefoil-inset circles on lined ground. Stand supports further... Click for details

Listed Price $7,000.00

Pair of Victorian sterling silver and glass decanters. Made by William Comyns in London in 1893. Each: Rectilinear red glass with stars cut to sides and underside. Pierced sterling silver cages on top and bottom with diaper, scrolls, flowers, and leaves. Short sterling silver neck with round mouth and hinged domed cover with chased Biblical scene. Presentation dated 1894 engraved at base. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 3/4 in. #BS105

Listed Price $5,500.00

Neoclassical sterling silver drinks set in Wedgwood pattern. Made by International in Meriden, Conn., ca 1930. This set comprises 1 water pitcher and 12 goblets.

Pitcher: Ovoid body, helmet mouth, leaf-capped scroll handle, and stepped foot. Each goblet: Ovoid bowl, cylindrical stem on knop, and stepped foot. All: Ornamental band with paterae and amphorae, entwined with flowers and scrolls as well as Vitruvian scroll. An elegant tribute to the historic English Potteries firm. Hallmarks... Click for details

Listed Price $9,000.00
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