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BL832

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau Rococo sterling silver letter rack.

Plain rectangular base with scrolled rim and foliate corner supports. Three identical partitions: buxom lolling lady and two cherubs holding garland at ends, surrounded by open scrollwork and foliage. Perfect for sorting correspondence. Two compartments – one for romantic, one for platonic. Fully marked including stamps for Black, Starr & Frost and Ferdinand Fuchs, and no. 642. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BS747

Japonesque Arts & Crafts applied sterling silver chamberstick. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Deep bowl and twisted-loop handle with tendril tail. Urn socket with wide and flat detachable bobeche on central raised spiral. Beatles on socket and handle (a bug cap), and butterfly heightened with gilding in bowl. Also, a gilt leaf (literally, gold leaf). Jokey & buggy. Honeycomb hand hammering and stylistically integrated script monogram. Fully marked including pattern no. 5884 (first... Click for details

$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BQ950

Antique German 800 silver figural box in form of old-fashioned belle. She wears a snug bodice and ruffled crinoline skirt, and holds a fan in one hand and posy in the other. Her face is hidden by a wide-brimmed straw hat. A beautiful woman with a secret: The top half comes off and the bottom half is a receptacle. Boxy lady!

Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Weinranck & Schmidt, who were active in the 1880s and ’90s. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x D 5... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BS743

Art Nouveau Classical sterling silver magnifying glass. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Figural frame in form of drapery-clad Athena, the goddess of Wisdom, standing on scroll and ribbon terminal with owl. Her outstretched arms support the circular frame encircled with scrolled frames (vacant) and more owls. Leaf-and-bead finial. A handy and symbolically potent desk accessory. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Theodore B. Starr) stamps, letter B, and no. 6883. Theodore B.... Click for details

$2,975.00
Listed Price $4,250.00
BR280

Traditional Georgian sterling silver tray. Made by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn in New York, ca 1920. Round with curvilinear piecrust rim. Fully marked and numbered G63. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 12 in. Heavy weight: 22.5 troy ounces. #BR280

$1,260.00
Listed Price $1,800.00
BP868

Art Deco sterling silver bread tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1925. Boat-form oval with pierced semi-abstract floral border. Spare ornament and nice heft. Fully marked including director’s letter m and pattern no. 20600K (first produced in 1925). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 10 1/2 x D 7 in. Weight: 13 troy ounces. #BP868

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BR163

Fancy turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau Classical sterling silver bonbon scoop. Made by Gorham in Providence. Wavy reeded handle encircled with floral garland. Strapwork terminal with head. Shaped, pierced, and gilt-washed bowl with shell-mask, lyre, diaper, scrolls, and flowers. Interlaced script monogram engraved on terminal verso. Fully marked and numbered H866. Very good condition.

Length: 8 5/8 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. #BR163

$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BR155

Art Nouveau Rococo sterling silver bonbon scoop. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1899. Deep and shaped bowl with turned-down rim, and pierced scrolls, flowers, and angel heads. Central strapwork cartouche engraved with monogram. Wavy baluster handle with reeding, leaves, and ethereal girl-head terminal. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Bigelow, Kennard & Co.) stamps, date symbol, and no. A291. Very good condition.

Length: 9 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BR155

$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BM950

Set of 4 George V sterling silver place card holders. Made by Sibray Hall in London in 1922. Each: Cast canine figure mounted to oval gilt-washed base with slit. A canine medley. Each dog different as they are in real life. For a special “pack” night with a few close friends. In rectangular leather-bound case with silk lining and fitted velvet. Silk has Garrard & Co. retailer’s stamp. Condition: Very good.

Dimensions (biggest): H 1 1/2 x W 1 1/2 x D 1 in. Total weight (silver only):... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BQ922

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow swooping oval on short and splayed circular foot. Fully marked including pattern 22416 and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 12 3/8 x D 7 3/4 in. Weight: 22.5 troy ounces. #BQ922

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BS735

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no.... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BQ867

Craftsman sterling silver bowl. Made by Arthur Stone (d. 1937) in Gardner, Mass. Round with slash lobing and gently wavy and reeded rim. Soft and pretty. Fully marked including small-case letter c, which represents a silversmith active from 1924-37. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BQ867

$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
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