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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
BP451

George II sterling silver salver. Made by John Tuite in London in 1727. Four-sided cartouche with concave corners and molded rim. Four leaf-capped volute scroll supports. Well has engraved central armorial with amphora and garland as well as ornamental border. Hallmarked. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 11 1/8 x D 11 1/8 in. Heavy weight: 32.5 troy ounces. #BP451

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BQ240

Victorian Greek Revival sterling silver tea set. Made by Walter and Charles Sissons in London in 1868. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Each: ovoid amphora body on raised foot, short neck, flared mouth, and high-looping handles (coffeepot handle leaf-capped). Coffeepot spout s-scroll and creamer spout v-form. Coffeepot cover hinged and raised with vase finial. Creamer and sugar interior gilt. On exterior is an engraved frieze on satin-finished ground in style of ancient pot... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BQ196

Substantial sterling silver vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1903. Tapering sides, turned-down and wavy rim, and domed foot. Pierced and stylized leaves, flowers, circles, and quatrefoils. Clear glass liner. Hallmark includes pattern no. 15700 (first produced in 1903) and director’s letter C (1902-7). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 13 1/4 x D 7 1/2 in. Heavy weight (silver only): 39 troy ounces. #BQ196

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
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

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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

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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
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
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