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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 tide themselves into knots and grip with 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 weight: 96 troy ounces. #BN355

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BM867

George V sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths in London in 1912. Amphora with high-looping side handles and double-domed cover. Leaves, bow-tied garland, Vitruvian scroll, and beading. A Neoclassical urn repeated in small scale in finial. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 17 3/4 x W 11 1/2 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 53.2 troy ounces. #BM867

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
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
BP934

Beautiful pair of sterling silver covered vegetable dishes. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910. Each: Bellied bowl, scrolled end handles, and four exquisitely formed scrolled supports with shell and leaf mounts. Rim decorated with applied scrolls and shells. Domed cover with vase finial. Hallmark includes letters HRZ/F and no. 1. Also, retailer's name Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Excellent condition with lovely finish.

Dimensions H (with finial) 7 1/4 x W (with handles) 12 x D 7 1/2 in. Total... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
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
BN315

Wonderful sterling silver & mixed metal bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882. Round with tapering sides and allover hand hammering visible on interior and exterior. Fruiting branch with overhanging cherries applied to one side. On other a dog (golden retriever) stands on granulated soil while watching birds in flight. There is also a good size butterfly. Interior richly gilt. Hallmark includes date letter, no. 1845, and phrase Sterling / other metals. Excellent condition.

Dimensions:... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
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
BP849

Two pairs of Art Deco sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1924. Each: tapering and faceted shaft mounted to raised and banded circular foot. Shaft top inset and surmounted by straight and faceted socket. Detachable bobeche. A stylish foursome in the geometric style. All hallmarks include pattern no. 20423 and director’s letter m (1907-47). One pair has order no. 7808 and the other pair has order no. 8274. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 3/8 x D 4 3/8 in.... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BM912

Early sterling silver ewer. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Ovoid body with helmet mouth, high-looping handle, and stepped foot. Stylized ornament including volute scrolls, leaves, and leaf-and-dart. Handle has same ornament applied to ribbed ground. Interlaced monogram. An advanced updating of Classical motifs by Edward C. Moore. Early Broadway hallmark includes pattern no. 1956 and maker’s mark (1854-70). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 14 x W 7 7/8 x D 6 in. Weight: 45 troy ounces.... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BN298

Sterling silver dinner service in Old Maryland Plain pattern. Made by S. Kirk & Son in Baltimore. This set comprises 72 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Knives: 11 dinner knives (9 5/8) and 10 butter spreaders (6 1/8); Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 7/8) and 12 luncheon forks (7 1/4); Spoons: 12 teaspoons (5 7/8) and 12 cream soup spoons (6 1/4); Serving pieces: 1 serving spoon (8 3/8), 1 pea spoon (8 3/8) and 1 cold meat fork (7 5/8).

Dinner knives and butter spreaders have stainless steel... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BN251

Wonderful sterling silver tray in Chrysanthemum pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain and circular well. Reeded and scalloped rim with applied overlapping chrysanthemums. A beautiful piece in this historic pattern. Hallmark includes director’s letter M (1873-91). Condition: Fine definition and rich patina.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 12 in. Weight: 26.7 troy ounces. #BN251

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BN283

English sterling silver dinner service in Rat Tail pattern. This service comprises 83 pieces (all dimensions in inches): Knives: 12 dinner knives (8 3/8) and 12 butter spreaders (6 1/8); Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 3/8) and 11 salad forks (6 5/8); 12 soup/dessert spoons (6 3/4) and 24 teaspoons (5 5/8).

Butter spreaders have hollow handle and sterling silver blade. Dinner knives have stainless steel blade.

A fine set in a traditional English pattern. London hallmark for Worcester Silver Co.,... Click for details

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
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