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Group of 3 Sheffield plate serving domes. Made by Matthew Boulton in Sheffield, ca 1820.

Large and ovoid with reeded rim and cast scrolled ring finial on leafy scrolled mount. On front is inset sterling silver rectangular frame engraved with armorial. Marked. Very good condition with nice patina; a few minor dents. Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 20 x 15 in.;

With: Boxy and ovoid with molded rim and gadrooned girdle; cast leaf-and-shell ring handle on applied oval mount with gadrooned rim. On front... Click for details

Listed Price $3,500.00

Modern Classical sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with deep well. Rim has finely beaded border. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23501. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 11 1/2 in. Weight: 21 troy ounces. #BT355

Listed Price $2,000.00

Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver tzedakah (Jewish charity box). Cylindrical with lobed and bellied bottom and mortise tenon-style bracket handle. Cover hinged and domed with hasp; top has wide slit with loose rings mounted to interior to prevent coins from falling out. Fruiting grapevine chased on body. German marks, Viennese retailer’s stamp (V. Mayer's Söhne), and no. 11725. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BT581

Listed Price $1,100.00

Twelve turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass coasters with engraved silver overlay. Made by Webster in North Attleboro. Each: Flat and circular; central cartouche (vacant) surrounded by dense scrolls and flowers; border same. Glass is clear. A stylish set for preserving the table finish. Marked “Sterling” and maker’s stamp. Very good condition.

Diameter: 3 in. #BT524 & BT590

Listed Price $750.00

Edwardian sterling silver picture frame. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass., ca 1915. Oval window with bead-and-reel border in rectangular surround with imbricated floral border; applied flat rim and ribbon-tied wreaths at corners. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. Fully marked and numbered 1161. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 6 3/8 x W 4 7/8 in. Window: H 4 5/8 x W 3 1/8 in. #BT090

Listed Price $600.00

Modern sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with deep well and molded rim. Fully marked including pattern no. 20187. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 in. Weight: 22 troy ounces. #BT354

Listed Price $2,250.00

Turn-of-the-century American sterling silver nutmeg grater. Ovoid and lobed; cover hinged and tabbed. Gilt-washed interior and hinged rasp. Worn marks include “Sterling”. Very good condition with nice patina and toning.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x D 1 1/4 in. Weight: 1 troy ounces. #BT584

Listed Price $1,295.00

Meiji-era Japanese silver and enamel centerpiece bowl, ca 1890. Curved sides with flat and scalloped rim; foot raised with cutout ogee scrolls and 4 shaped feet. Engraved rippling water and grassy turf with sinuous trunk; supporting applied silver branches with pink enamel prunus blossoms. On other side are meandering branches with white and purple pendant flowers. A few birds, too. Japanese mark. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 9 1/2 in. Gross weight: 33.5 troy ounces. #BT548 ... Click for details

Listed Price $18,500.00

Modern Georgian sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curvilinear cartouche with four curved sides, concave corners, and molded rim. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 25142. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 10 1/2 x D 10 1/2 in. Weight: 19.5 troy ounces. #BT575

Listed Price $1,850.00

George IV glass soap box with sterling silver cover. Made by John & Archibald Douglas in London in 1823. Clear and rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat with reeded rim; top has rectangular frame with central circular frame (vacant) surrounded by pierced and engraved scroll pattern. A nice memento from a more hygiene nonchalant era. Marked cover underside. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 3 3/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight (cover only): 1.7 troy ounces. #BT552

Listed Price $200.00

American silver plate and agate dessert set, ca 1860. This set comprises 6 knives and 6 forks. Each: tapering rectilinear agate handle with curved terminal. A variety of specimens. Silver-plated shank and knife with engraved scrollwork and vegetation. One knife has glued repair and is sold as is. Otherwise very good.

Length: Knife: 8 in. Fork: 7 1/4 in. #BT555

Listed Price $1,100.00

Wonderful Art Deco 950 silver coffee and tea set. Made by Ernest Prost in Paris, ca 1930. This set comprises coffeepot, teapot, creamer, and sugar. Faceted bodies. Covers same with stained-wood block finials on mount; pot covers hinged. Pots and creamer have silver-mounted stained-wood bracket handles. Sugar has horizontal silver and stained-wood tab handles at ends; also, three graduated triangles applied to sides. Layered geometry that suggests the influence of Cubist collage. Fully marked... Click for details

Listed Price $14,500.00
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