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BT006

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

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS983

Art Deco sterling silver petal bowl. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930. Curved sides and petal rim interspersed with beads. Raised and spread foot. Fully marked including no. 606 and maker’s and retailer’s stamps. The maker was Currier & Roby, who were active in New York in the first decades of the 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BS983

$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BN994

German 930 silver novelty trinket box. Imported to England in 1900 by Elly Isaac Miller in London. Rococo shoe with chased floral garlands and open bands. Insole has hinged cover. Raised elf toe and plain heel. German maker’s and English importer's marks. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 5/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN994

$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BS966

Blossom hand-hammered sterling silver coffee set on tray. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, large sugar, and sugar on tray. Coffeepot ovoid with fat and tapering s-spout. Creamer bellied with prominent v-spout. Sugars inverted double-dome bowl. All have 3 leaf-mounted paw supports. Coffeepot and creamer have silver-mounted carved handles. Coffeepot and sugars have domed cover with pod spilling seeds. Tray oval with same in open c-scroll end handles.

A great set with a bonus of an extra... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BS636

Pretty Edwardian inkwell. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. Rectangular clear glass base with chamfered corners, wraparound acid-etched garland, and star cut to underside. Ovalish well with short neck in sterling silver collar with hinged and domed cover. Cover top has enameled flower basket and garland on white wavy and chevron ground with ornamental blue lunettes. Fully marked. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. #BS636

$875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BS916

Antique hunter's cigar cutter, ca 1920. Irregular and corrugated horn handle. Mounted to one end is silver boar’s head—all bristly fur, perked ears, alert snout, and red glass bead eyes. Oakleaf collar. At other end is mounted the hardware with taut, springy blade. Hardware has German maker’s stamp (Pfeilring). Silver marked 925. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/2 in. #BS916

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BS960

Back to the Sixties with a set of 12 LBJ-era sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J. Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Fully marked including presidential date stamp for Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-9). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. #BS960

$9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
BN999

German 930 silver gilt shoe, ca 1920. For a lady with laced front and pierced scrolls. Upturned elf toe is solid as are heal and back, which has a scrolled cartouche (vacant). A fantasy fashion ornament. Marked “930.” Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 1 7/8 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BN999

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BR430

Traditional sterling silver serving tray, ca 1950. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Round with flat curvilinear Georgian piecrust rim. Fully marked including maker’s (Graff, Washbourne & Dunn) and retailer’s stamps and no. 64. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 13 3/4 in. Weight: 31 troy ounces. #BR430

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BR431

Traditional sterling silver serving tray, ca 1950. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Round with flat curvilinear Georgian piecrust rim. Fully marked including maker’s (Graff, Washbourne & Dunn) and retailer’s stamps and no. 63. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 12 in. Weight: 19.5 troy ounces. #BR431

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BS933

Fancy repousse sterling silver serving platter. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain oval well with leaf-and-dart border. Wide tapering shoulder with flowers and ferns on stippled ground. Rim has applied scrolls and flowers. C-scroll end branch handles with leaf mounts. Pretty natural ornament wrought in precious metal. Fully marked including pattern no. 3915 (first produced in 1875) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 16 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 27... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BR154

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver bonbon scoop. Made by Gorham in Providence. Round shaped bowl with arched handle. Dynamic ornament with swooshing and colliding leafy scrolls. Fully marked and numbered A4224. Very good condition.

Length: 7 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BR154

$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
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