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BR249

Turn-of-the-century brilliant-cut glass claret jug with sterling silver mount. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cylindrical with spread base and high-looping handle. Vertical ornament with flutes, notches, and stylized egg-and-dart. Sterling silver collar with u-spout. Collar rim decorated with embossed flowers and scrolls. Cover hinged with leaf-mounted open handle. Fully marked and numbered D1566/14A. Condition: Handle mount has a heat check (that is a production flaw). Otherwise very... Click for details

$595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BS741

Beautiful Art Nouveau sterling silver and Favrile glass jam pot, ca 1910. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cylindrical with straight sides. Glass greenish-gold with patches of blue and red. Pontil mark. Silver collar with flat hinged cover that opens by lowering the arched swing handle. Fine and functional. Glass signed “L. C. Tiffany Favrile”. Silver hallmark includes pattern no. 15111 and director’s letter m. Very good condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 1/2 x... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BS135

Turn-of-the-Century Classical Art Nouveau letter opener. Tooled and tactile double-sided silver handle in form of bosomy caryatid with drapery stretched over round belly. Blade flat with u-form tip. Appears to be unmarked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Length: 12 in. Gross weight: 1.6 troy ounces. #BS135

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
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
BS815

A sportsman’s flask with royal association. Made by Gorham & Co. in Providence in 1883.

Hand-hammered sterling silver. Squarish with hinged and corked-lined cover. On front a finely chased and engraved scene depicting a hooked fish being dragged out of the water to the rocky shore. Dramatic with the focus on the struggling, flapping, twisting fish. Pole holder is out of sight.

On back is engraved: “Presented To / Sir Charles Hall / by T.R.H. The Prince and / Princess of Wales / Xmas... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
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
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