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BS748

Beautiful sterling silver serving platter in Chrysanthemum. Shaped oval well surrounded by profusion of dense and tactile flowerheads with irregular rim. A great piece in the historic Japonesque pattern that was introduced in 1880. Fully marked including pattern no. 6185 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 14 x D 10 in. Very heavy weight: 35.5 troy ounces. #BS748

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BR261

Set of 12 sterling silver dinner plates in Shamrock. Made by Gorham in Providence. Each: Round and deep well with beading in frames interspersed with fretwork and palmettes. Rim has leaf-and-dart border. Ornament chased. A stylish 1930s pattern in Classical Art Deco. Fully marked including pattern name and no. 41521. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 10 7/8 in. Total weight: 223 troy ounces. #BR261

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BS735

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no.... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BR278

Gilded Age sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Redlich in New York, ca 1900. Round solid well. Sides lobed and turned-down with pierced diaper in engraved leafy scrolled frames. Rim has reeded leaf-capped scrolls interspersed with leaves and shells. Fluid and tactile with nice heft. Fully marked and numbered 4858L. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 17 1/4 in. Weight: 66 troy ounces. #BR278

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BR257

Tall sterling silver centerpiece trumpet vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Conical on stepped and raised foot. On front and back engraved armorial cartouches (vacant). Stylized leaf-and-dart and block borders. A bold and Modern form with traditional ornament. Fully marked including director’s letter m and pattern no. 18577B (first produced in 1913). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 20 x D 7 5/8 in. Weight: 43 troy ounces. #BR257

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BH482

Neoclassical sterling silver ewer. Made by Tiffany in New York. Ovoid body, helmet mouth and spout, leaf-mounted and capped reeded scroll handle with grape-bunch terminal, short flanged stem, and domed foot. Body encircled with military frieze depicting horsemen and helots on stippled ground. Tooled leaf-and-dart bands. Same stylized on lower body. Fully marked including director’s letter M (1873-1891) and pattern number that appears to be 8483, which was first produced in 1885. Fine... Click for details

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BK122

Modern sterling silver centerpiece bowl with classic grape motif. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Oval bowl on lobed support with applied fruiting grapevine on flat oval foot. Rings entwined with bunches loose-mounted to each side. Fine craftsmanship. Postwar hallmark with no. 296B. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 10 7/8 x D 8 5/8 in. Weight: 32.5 troy ounces. #BK122

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BR166

Set of 10 American sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Elgin Silversmith Co., Inc. in New York. Each: Straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. Mounted to side is horse head – a realistic equine portrait with erect ears and direct gaze. Stamped “Esco / Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 35 troy ounces. #BR166

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BS620

Twelve Edwardian Bread & Butter plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1916. Each: Plain circular well and four curved sides with double-scroll corners. Chased and engraved ornament: Fluid leaf set in scrolling-leaf frame alternating with quatrefoil leaf over stippled lunettes. Rosette-inset guilloche rim. Engraved armorial with Latin motto “Patriis virtutibus” (that is, “By hereditary virtues”). A suitably aristocratic sentiment for such a sumptuous set.

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$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BS609

Elegant sterling silver swan boat bowl. Made by Durgin (part of Gorham) in Concord, NH, in 1930. Tubular with wraparound ribbing. At ends are mounted bird busts with s-scroll neck and plumy wings. Graceful and capacious – holds flowers and treats. Fully marked including Gorham and Durgin stamps, date symbol, and no. 333. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x W 18 3/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 39.5 troy ounces. #BS609

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BS680

Edwardian Regency sterling silver wine cooler in Adam pattern. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1915. Bellied bowl, inset concave neck, turned-down and scrolled rim, and domed and scrolled foot. Leaf-capped and wrapped high-looping side handles. Bowl encircled with applied ribbon-tied oval rondels (one vacant, the other engraved with interlaced script monogram) joined by leaf swag. Same on pierced fern ground on rim. Leaf swag on same on foot. Imbricated leaf and bead-and-reel... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BS595

Set of 12 sterling silver scallop shells. Made by Gorham in Providence. Each: straight and tiered flutes, scalloped rim, and 2 ball supports. A big set in a hard-to-find size. Perfect for a seafood buffet. Hallmark includes model no. 42677. Ten have date codes: 7 were made in 1940s, 2 in 1950s, 1 in 1960s. Excellent condition with lovely finish.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 6 x D 6 1/8 in. Total weight: 60 troy ounces. #BS595

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
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