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BV418

Set of 13 American Modern sterling silver place card holders, ca 1950. This set comprises 12 place card holders and 1 menu holder. Each: Cast figure of recumbent whippet with gracile limbs and imperious pointy head mounted to oval base with applied gadrooned rim. The place card holders have a ring clip and the menu holder has a heart clip. Mondaine novelties guaranteed to raise the tone of one’s dinner parties. Marked “UV [in circle] Sterling”. Excellent condition.

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Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BV439

American Colonial-style sterling silver water pitcher, ca 1920. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Baluster body with capped scroll handle and v-spout with base ornament, and stepped and round foot. Holds 2 3/4 pints. Marked “Tiffany & Co. / Reproduction / Circa 1723 / Sterling / 3740”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 9 x W 7 x D 5 in. Heavy weight: 25.5 troy ounces. #BV439

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BV387

Midcentury Modern sterling silver jigger. Made by Gorham in Providence. Straight and tapering sides with double girdle. Engraved stoplights with green, yellow, and red enamel. A super fun nostalgia novelty. Fully marked including no. 354. Very good condition with minor wear and rubbing as befits a scientific measuring device.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 1.8 troy ounces. #BV387

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
JM

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver compote. Round shaped well and dramatically wavy shoulder and molded rim. Chased cherries and flowers, and pierced ornament. Butler finish. Tall upward tapering support and round raised foot. Fully marked including stamp for New York maker Woodside and no. 2983. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x D 7 3/4 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #JM

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BV500

Beautiful Victorian Classical coin silver tray. Made by William Forbes for Ball, Black in New York, ca 1850. Oval well engraved with lushly engraved floral wreath (vacant) and scroll and leaf border. Flat and beaded rim applied with leaf border on lined ground. Four leaf-and-scroll supports. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 16 x D 11 5/8 in. Weight: 33.5 troy ounces. #BV500

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BV528

Three-piece sterling silver coffee set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Coffeepot has bellied bowl, cylindrical neck, hinged and double-domed cover with bud finial, s-scroll spout with tooled wave ornament, looping handle, and stepped foot. Creamer and sugar have curved bodies, looping handles, and stepped foot. Creamer has helmet mouth and sugar has double-domed cover with bud finial. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BV382

Midcentury Modern sterling silver shoe horn. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Traditional curved and concave form. Fully marked including maker’s (Thomae) and retailer’s stamps. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 1 3/4 x D 1/8 in. Weight: 1.5 troy ounces. #BV382

Sale Price: $315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BV246

English Georgian sterling silver condiment shaker, late 18th century. Baluster on round and stepped foot. Cover pierced with engraved diaper and vasiform finial. Gadrooning. Body marks include London assay stamp, 1788 date later, and unidentified maker’s stamp. Cover marks include unidentified date letter. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x D 1 7/8 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BV246

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BV483

Midcentury Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Tapering and curved bowl. Top detachable with curved shoulder and short neck with built-in strainer and snug-fitting cap. Holds 1 1/4 pints of fun. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, postwar pattern no. 23641, director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965), and volume. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 13.5 troy ounces. #BV483

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BV487

Pair of Neoclassical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1925. Each: Columnar shaft with alternating plain and reeded facets interspersed with darts. Raised square foot with swags and ribbon pendant from ram’s head mounts, and leaf-and-dart rim. Faceted urn socket with acanthus leaf border and beaded bobeche. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. A11516. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 x W 4 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BV487

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BV391

Old-fashioned sterling silver and glass double jam jar. Made by Hawkes in Corning, New York, ca 1950. Two jars, each with straight and tapering sides and raised diaper and fern pattern. Sterling silver collars joined by mount with open and tapering swing handle. Shaped tubular cartouche (vacant) applied to handle top. Domed covers opened by lowering handle. Silver marked “Hawkes Sterling”. Excellent condition. Overall dimensions: H 7 x W 6 1/2 x D 3 3/8 in.

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Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BV452

Traditional sterling silver porringer. Curved bowl with gently flared rim and open tree handle. Plenty of room for engraving. Marked “Empire / Sterling”. Empire is a New York active since the mid-1940s. Excellent condition.

Overall dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 5 3/4 x D 4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BV452

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
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