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BQ978

Classical sterling silver bird bath compote. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow bowl with turned-down rim and raised foot. Two cast bird figures with voluminous plumage and flamboyant crowns perch on bowl rim, ready to cluck and flap and flutter. Stylized and raised ornament on rim, including leaf-and-dart and dentil. Fully marked with pre-1875 pattern no. 3739 and directors’ letter M (1873-91). Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 5 1/4 x W 11 1/4 x D 9 3/8... Click for details

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BS137

Regency Revival sterling silver tea caddy. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York. Rectangular with straight sides and curved corners. Sloping rim and hinged and overlapping double covers with cutout scrolled rims. Stationary bracket handle. Fretwork rims. Handle same with beaded borders. Engraved on sides are floral garlands and oval frames with interlaced monogram. Covers have armorial frames (vacant) and flowers, and stylized floral border. Partitioned interior for holding two... Click for details

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BQ901

Big and beautiful sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Jenkins & Jenkins, Inc. (previously Jacobi & Jenkins) in Baltimore. Globular with leaf-capped s-scroll handle and wide round mouth with lip spout. Scattered and overlapping flowers in repousse on stippled ground. Presentation dated 1909 engraved on underside. Fully marked with maker’s stamp (1908-ca 1915) and no. 284. Fine condition with beautiful period patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x W 9 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 35 troy ounces.... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BS179

Stylish Italian sterling silver box. Rectangular with flat and hinged cover. Tessera-style square blocks on cover and sides. Micro-mosaic depicting Roman Colosseum applied to cover center. Box and cover interior wood-lined. A smart and modern Grand Tour souvenir. Fully marked with Bulgari stamp and second stamp (post-1967) for Florentine maker Guerrazzi Fiorenzo. Numbered 5184. Overall condition very good. Micro mosaic perfect.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Heavy gross weight: 31... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BQ815

Pair of Classical sterling silver covered vegetable dishes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

Each: Oval bowl with curved sides and scalloped rim. Applied stylized volute-scroll flower border and beaded oval frames (vacant). Ends have pierced scrolls and rosettes. Domed cover with bead-and-reel border. Shaped and reeded ring handle leaf-mounted to raised oval with egg-and-dart border. Handle twist-locks for converting cover to second serving dish. Fully marked including pattern no. 14762... Click for details

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BQ928

Set of 12 Art Deco sterling silver cocktail cups. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Truncated cone with 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 ounces. #BQ928

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BS177

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

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BQ460

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

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BQ829

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

$4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
BN962

Beautiful hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal perfume. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Baluster with double-scroll side handles and threaded cover. Vertical stylized vegetation and darting insects (butterflies and dragonflies) applied to honeycomb ground. With chain for hanging on a lady’s chatelaine. A small-scale confluence of Japanese inspiration and Arts & Crafts technique. Hallmark includes pattern and order numbers, director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BN928

Beautiful Martele silver bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence on Mar. 26, 1914. Round well with shaped base and wavy and scrolled rim. Chased and restrained floral ornament in form of strewn roses. First-rate craftsmanship and fine honeycomb hand hammering. Hallmark includes pattern no. EFX and phrase “Martele / .9584”. Very good condition with rich patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 12 1/8 in. Weight: 32.4 troy ounces. #BN928

$4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
BQ665

Classical sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round well and wide turned down shoulder with molded curvilinear rim. Chased and engraved ornament: Palmettes in scrolled frames alternating with fleurs de lys. With silver-plated liner and brass frog. Hallmark includes pattern no. 19839H (first produced in 1921) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D 17 in. Weight (sterling silver only): 68 troy ounces. #BQ665

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
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