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BT583

Set of 8 sterling silver salt spoons. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1893. Round bowl and tapering handle with floral repousse. On back is engraved single letter monogram on bowl and date June 6, 1895 on handle. Marks include stamp for the World’s Columbian Exposition, which took place in Chicago in 1893. Very good condition.

Length: 2 1/2 in. Total weight: 1.3 troy ounces. #BT583

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BR751

Victorian sterling silver fruit set. Made by Henry Wilkinson & Co. in Sheffield in 1854. This set comprises 12 knives and 12 forks. Strapwork handle and scrolled terminal engraved with monogram. Blades and shanks engraved with same. Ramped up historicism in the Jacobean style. In stained-wood case with fitted velvet lining. Fully marked. Very good condition with rich period patina.

Dimensions: Knife: L 8 3/8 in. Fork: L 6 3/4 in. Case: H 3 x W 13 3/4 x D 10 3/4 in. Total weight (without... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BR734

Turn-of-the-Century Love Disarmed sterling silver salad serving pair. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. Spoon has deep ovoid, and crimped bowl. Fork has shaped shank with 3 wide tines. Handles in form of voluptuous maid in clingy drapery with Cupid peeking out from behind. Early pieces in the famous ooh-la-la pattern that was first produced in 1899. Fully marked. Fine condition.

Length: Spoon: 10 5/8 in. Fork: 10 3/4 in. Heavy total weight: 14.5 troy ounces. #BR734

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BN228

Showy Art Deco gilt sterling silver and enamel fruit set. Made by Lionel Alfred Crichton in London in 1920s. This set comprises 24 pieces: 12 knives and 12 forks.

Each: Tapering handle with alternating reeding and enamel; volute scroll terminal. Gilding is yellowish. Enamel is celadon. In stained-wood case with fitted velvet. Fully marked including date letters: 1926 for knives and 1928 for forks. Case has maker’s label. Very good condition with age-related toning and enamel... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BR725

Twelve sterling silver dinner forks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1886.

John Carter Brown (1797-1874) of Rhode Island was a noted book collector. In the decade after his death his widow commissioned from Tiffany a custom flatware service of which these pieces are a part. The traditional pattern with modern elements was designed by Charles Grosjean, and comprises a paddle terminal with double-sided shells. Shoulder has stylized leaf and heel has tiered shell-inspired motif. Terminal... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BT256

Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver place setting with: (dimensions in inches) dinner fork (7 3/4), salad fork (6 3/4), spoon (6 5/8), and knife (8 1/2). Each: Hollow handle with chased exotic scenes: robed Chinamen, pagodas, and trees. Knife blade has engraved bamboo stalk. Knife and dinner fork have oval cartouche (vacant) and stamp for Wang Hing, a Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Salad fork and spoon have armorial cartouche (vacant) and mark for Luen Wo of Shanghai. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BR641

Japanese sterling silver master butter. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Flat handle with double-sided reeding that terminates in flower stems on terminal. On terminal front is perched bird. Terminal back vacant with flower on heel. Blade has engraved stylized ornament. A great piece in the sought-after pattern pattern that was in production from 1871 to before 1904, and revived as Audubon in the 1950s. The designer was Edward C. Moore, who was a connoisseur and scholar of Japanese art. Fully... Click for details

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BR156

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver bonbon scoop. Large and round bowl with open scrollwork bordered by pierced striation with serrated rim. Scrolled handle with dense and entwined tendrils, and traditional shell terminal. Shaped cartouche (vacant). Fully marked including no. 506 and stamp for Meriden Britannia, a maker that was part of International. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 5 1/8 x D 2 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BR156

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BT255

Turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver serving fork. Retailed by Tuck Chang in Shanghai. Scalloped 4-tine shank engraved with fish and grass. Handle tapering and hollow. Double-sided ornament with birds perched on blossoming prunus branches. Marked. Very good condition.

Length: 9 5/8 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BT255

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BT253

Chinese export silver serving fork, ca 1910. Plain and scalloped 5-tine shank. Handle tapering and hollow with a scary, scaly dragon with slinking talons applied to handle front and back. Marks including stamp for Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Length: 8 3/4 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT253

Sale Price: $315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BT254

Chinese export silver serving fork, ca 1910. Shaped 4-tine shank engraved with fish and plants. Handle tapering and hollow. A scary, scaly dragon with slinking talons applied to handle front and back. Marks including stamp for Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Length: 8 5/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT254

Sale Price: $315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BT251

Large turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver serving fork. Made by Cumwo in Hong Kong. Shaped 4-tine shank engraved with trees and pagoda. Handle flat and shaped with chased slinking, serpentine dragon on front and back. Front has circular frame (vacant). Marked. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BT251

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
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