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BL388

Sterling silver gilt and enamel serving spoon in Hanover pattern. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. The asymmetrical Art Nouveau pattern with vermeil finish and heightened with polychrome enamel. Monogrammed. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Length: 9 in. Weight: 3.3 troy ounces. BL388

$227.50
Listed Price $325.00
BI722

Sterling silver bowl with acid-etched circus frieze. Made by Kerr in Newark, ca. 1915. Tapering sides, foot ring, and flared rim. On interior is procession of dogs, cats, and bunnies harnessed to chariots and carts. Fun and fanciful. Hallmark includes no. 1482. Definition and patina are very good.

Dimensions: H 1 ¼ x D 6 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. BI722

$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BI633

German sterling silver three-mast ship. Imported to Chester, England by Berthold Muller in 1903. A very large model of an old three-mast warship in battle. Sailors wield weapons, climb rigging, and fall in agony. The gun ports are open. The captain is at the helm.

A wonderful model from the mermaid figurehead to the dolphin rudder. Sails are “stitched” and the hand-hammering suggests billowing wind. Ships and decks are made of “planks.” Interior of captain’s cabin has shadows... Click for details

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BI293

Pair of 3-light sterling silver Chrysanthemum candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in 1882. Each: baluster shaft on dome foot with 4 scroll supports. Three arms, each terminating in single light, wrapped around central bud. Chrysanthemums and flower heads applied to rims and shaft. Bobeches detachable. Can be converted to candlestick.

The pattern (no. 6997) was produced beginning in 1882. An early adaptation of the famous motif that was first applied to hollowware in 1880. Excellent... Click for details

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BI464

Sterling silver cigarette case with enameled nautical flags. Made by Thomae in Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1940, for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular and hinged. On cover are enameled flags and phrases “Storm warnings” and “Weather forecast.” Interior gilt. A fun piece of nautical nostalgia. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with good color and patina.

Dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 4 ½ in. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. BI464

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BI251

Sterling silver lady’s compact purse. Made by Theodore W. Foster (formerly Foster & Bailey) in Providence, ca. 1910. Rectangular and hinged. Allover acid-etched scrolls and flowers. Compact interior with 3 compartments. With wrist chain and finger ring. Monogrammed. Hallmarked. A beautiful piece in fine condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 2 1/3 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BI251

$175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BI345

A fine sterling silver punch bowl and ladle in the Olympian pattern. Made by Tiffany in New York, ca. 1900.

Punch bowl: bowl has curved sides and rests on concave and conical foot. Repousse border depicting the gods at play. They embrace, flirt, and play music. Figural side handles in forms of beautiful young man and grimacing satyr. A dollop of moralizing amidst the merry making.

Ladle: On handle are Hebe the Cup Bearer and the Eagle of Jove. Ogee bowl.

A beautiful Beaux-Arts pattern... Click for details

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BI039

Midcentury sterling silver trivet. Made by Towle in Newburyport, Mass., ca. 1960. Circular. Raised star with scrolled points and scattered beading. Mounted to black laminate with 3 supports. A great addition to the buffet. Maker's hallmark and label. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 /2 x D 10 1/8 in. BI039

$262.50
Listed Price $375.00
BI115

Sterling silver baby cup with Mother Goose theme. Made by Kerr in Newark, ca. 1910. Straight sides, molded rim, and scrolled handle. Frames with scenes from Puss in Boots, the Three Bears, and Little Bo Beep acid-etched on sides. One frame has vacant scrolled cartouche. Hallmarked. Surface wear, otherwise good.

Dimensions: L 4 ¼ x H 2 ½ x D 3 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. BI115

$245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BH637

Pair of Elizabeth II sterling silver gravy boats. Made by Asprey in London in 1980. Each: large bowl with foliage applied to asymmetrical rim, and engraved strapwork and repousse scrolls on sides. The bowl rests on 4 scrolled supports with scallop-shell mounts, and has lion rampant figural handle. Very regal. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: L 9 ¾ x H 6 ¼ x W 4 ¼ inches. Total weight: 46 troy ounces. BH637

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BL153

Sterling silver porringer. Made by Currier & Roby in New York, ca. 1920. Bowl has curved sides, flared rim, and handle with open geometric ornament. Hallmark includes phrase “Reproduction Coney Sterling 1369.”

Dimensions: H 2 x W 8 x D 5 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. BL153

$350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BH497

American sterling silver grape shears, ca. 1950. Foliate handles and scalloped blades. Decorated with fruiting grapevines. Hallmarked “hand made sterling.”

Length: 7 1/8 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. BH497

$206.50
Listed Price $295.00
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