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BQ207

American sterling silver covered trophy. Bellied vase on domed foot. Double-domed foot. Chased leaf-and-horseshow garlands and floral and foliate-scrolled ornament. Beading and gadrooning. Mounted to sides are cast equestrian figures: A surging half-horse with churning forelegs chomps at the bit. The bridle is wrapped around the wrists of a kneeling winged cherub. Shell-form under-mount with stippled flutes. Cast finial in form of hand-on-hip jockey. A first-rate and dramatic cup. On... Click for details

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BD588

Set of 12 Edwardian sterling silver soup bowls. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco. Round bowls with tapering sides. Rim decorated with scrolls and flowers. Solid handle with turtle, an indication of what species was originally intended to flavor the broth in these single serving size bowls. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 5 1/4 x D 4 in. Total weight: 21.7 troy ounces. #BD588

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BQ306

Edwardian sterling silver golf trophy. Round bowl on conical support with pineapple knop. Raised round foot decorated with chased fruiting grapevine. Precariously perched on rim is cast cupid figure. A chubby thigh hangs over the rim while a hand dangles in midair. A cylindrical bag filled with clubs is looped around one wing. Engraved on front: Women’s Handicap Cup / Suburban Club / of / Baltimore County / 1903. Engraved on back: Winners / Miss Julia Guggenheimer / Oct 10, 1905.... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BA138

Tall Edwardian sterling silver trumpet vase. Made by Whiting in New York in 1913. Cone with flared rim and raised foot. Engraved ornament: Floral garland above pointille foliate arcade with pendant vertical lines. Another garland on foot. Hallmark includes date symbol and no. 1874. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 24 x D 8 in. Weight: 57 troy ounces. #BA138

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BN661

Edwardian sterling silver highchair tray. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Lunette-form with acid-etched scenes from Mother Goose, including Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Bears, and Humpty Dumpty. In center frame sits the old dame herself surrounded by boys and girls. At bottom is trefoil frame (vacant). Can be mounted with tabs. Sturdy construction – built to withstand tiny fists. Fully marked with retailer’s and maker’s (William B. Kerr) stamps, and no. 1679. Very good... Click for details

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BN598

Aesthetic sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1877. Globular with short neck, interior cap, and snug-fitting cover. Acid-etched ornament heightened with engraving: Naturalistic plants (including thistles, daisies, and ferns) and loose, fluid scrollwork with cloud motif. A wonderful memento from Tiffany’s journey down the road to abstraction. Hallmark includes pattern no. 4824 (first produced in 1877) and director’s letter M (1873-1891). Very good definition and... Click for details

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BN540

George VI sterling silver casket box. Made by Richard Comyns in London in 1946. Rectangular with straight sides and corner bracket supports. Paneled and engine-turned sides. Cover hinged and raised with engine-turned top. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt. Underside leather-lined. Striking and capacious. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions (with supports): H 4 3/4 x W 11 x D 7 in. Gross weight: 42 troy ounces. #BN540

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BQ134

Edwardian sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Searle & Co. in London in 1904. Classic girdled urn with molded flared rim, stepped foot and leaf-capped double-scroll side handles. A beautiful prize with lots of room for engraving. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 10 x W 13 1/8 x D 8 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 51 troy ounces. #BQ134

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BN435

Set of 4 Classical sterling silver open salts. Each: A barrel with staves and hoops is supported by cast figure of Bacchus. A fetching youth with wide crouching stance and grapevine-encircled pelvis thrust against barrel. Stylish and provocative from the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Hallmarked “English Sterling”, which was a phrase used on the wares of New York retailer Ball, Black & Co., who was active ca 1851-76. Hallmark includes no. 435. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 7/8... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BN545

Pair of sterling silver centerpiece shells. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1908. Each: Fluted scallop shell with pierced ornament and wavy gadrooned rim. Three scaly dolphin supports and caryatid mermaid handle with swishing crisscrossing fins. Sumptuous classicism after a design by 18th-century silversmith, Paul de Lamerie. Hallmarks includes year. One also has no. 2098A. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 10 3/4 x D 9 in. Heavy total weight: 67.5 troy ounces. #BN545

$6,965.00
Listed Price $9,950.00
BN537

Aesthetic sterling silver oyster tray. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. Shaped with well and hand-hammered scrolled end brackets. Turned-in rim with rippled reeding. Stylized ornament tending to abstraction with acid-etched algae and beaded flowers and starfish, and raised scrolls. Rests on 4 leaf-mounted corner paws. Very much in the advanced taste. Hallmark includes no. 1234A. Fine condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 15 x D 8 in. Heavy weight: 31 troy ounces. #BN537

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BN536

Set of 4 sterling silver highballs. Made by Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Straight and tapering sides. Rim and base molded with flat beading. Horseshoe applied to side. Great for seasonal horsey events. Hallmark includes presidential date stamp RMN for Richard Milhous Nixon (1969-1974). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Total weight: 25 troy ounces. #BN536

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
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