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Figural pineapple jar in sterling silver and Murano glass. Made by Buccellati in Italy. Translucent and speckled golden-brown glass with softly textural diaper pattern. Interior solid white. Sterling silver domed cover with textural skin pattern and abundant, prickly crown. Cutaway spoon rest. Silver fully marked including post-1967 Italian mark. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x D 4 in. #BR519

Listed Price $4,000.00

Pair of Belle Epoque gilt 950 silver sugar casters. Made by Odiot in Paris, ca 1880. Each: Baluster with stepped round foot and pierced domed cover. Twisted fluting and feathery, irregular, and overlapping acanthus leaf borders. Asymmetrical scrolled cartouche (vacant). Fully marked including Minerva head and the maker’s stamp that was in use through 1894. Very good condition with nice age-related toning.

Dimensions: H 8 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 17 troy ounces. #BS950

Listed Price $1,650.00

Edwardian sterling silver pepper grinder. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Truncated cone with rotating crenellated top. The form suggests a chess rook or castle tower. Fully marked including pattern no. 10283 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 2 1/4 in. #BR406

Listed Price $550.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bottle holder. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Open truncated cone mounted to open double scroll handle. Slip over bottle neck and apply split and splayed handle bottom to side. Spare geometry to facilitate drinking. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 2 1/8 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BT007

Listed Price $950.00

Aesthetic sterling silver compote. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1870. Shallow round bowl mounted to conical support on flat foot. A spare form suggestive of the Greek kylix with low-slung side handles terminating in volute scrolls with rim-mounted leaves. A cast bird with flapping wings is mounted to each scroll. Fluid and stylized flowers engraved to support. Fine craftsmanship and innovative Classicism that suggest the maker was John R. Wendt, who was active in New York during the... Click for details

Listed Price $3,000.00

Turn-of-the-century Edwardian Regency sterling silver tray. Retailed by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Round well with engraved leaf and flower border. Shoulder has tubular piercing overlaid with swags, and open heraldic shields inset with flowers. Scrolled rim. A pretty piece for the tea table. This pattern made by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn in New York. Marks include retailer’s stamp, patent year 1909, and no. 3932/47. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5/8 x D 13 7/8 in. Weight: 28.5 troy... Click for details

Listed Price $1,500.00

Pair of Victorian sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Mappin & Webb in London in 1899. Column shaft with applied twisted oak branches, concave Corinthian capital and detachable bobeche, and raised square base with applied urns between feather leaves. Gadrooning. Pretty turn-of-the-century Regency Revival. Fully marked. Very good condition apart from a few base pings.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BS996

Listed Price $2,250.00

American Arts & Crafts sterling silver baby cup, ca 1915. Truncated cone with flared rim and bracket handle. Applied studded strapwork scrolls with fleurs de lys. Sturdy no-spill form for the infant Good Design maven. Marked “Sterling / 50”. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 4 3/4 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT047

Listed Price $850.00

Pair of turn-of-the-century 800 silver 2-light candelabra. Made by Made by M. H. Wilkens & Söhne in Germany. Each: Tapering pillar on raised shaped foot with spread c-scroll supports. Garland-entwined figure mounted to pillar top. On one, a bosomy, drapery-clad caryatid; on other, a naked atlantes. Each figure holds a stem with two open and scrolled branches, terminating in single socket. Fluid and dynamic Art Nouveau mixed with frothy Rococo. Interlaced script monogram engraved on foot. Fully... Click for details

Listed Price $6,950.00

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

Listed Price $995.00

Classical sterling silver sauce bowl on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl round on stepped foot. Stand round with well. Tooled borders with cherub heads, leaves, and beading. Both pieces fully marked including pattern no. 8173, order no. 1062, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 2 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Stand: H 1/2 x D 5 7/8 in. Total weight: 10 troy ounces. #BS988

Listed Price $950.00

Pair of sterling silver Medallion salt and pepper shakers, ca 1870. Each: Cylindrical neck, bellied bowl, and round foot. Cover domed and overhanging with dense piercing. Two rondels with raised Classical head in profile on lined ground; one is a helmeted warrior, the other a sage matron. Beautiful pieces with a New York association in the popular and evolving pattern. The mark is associated with Ball, Black, a retailer in business from 1852-74. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x D 2... Click for details

Listed Price $850.00
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