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Austrian Classical Medallion Box with Sweet & Sentimental Finial

Austrian Classical gilt-washed 800 silver box, ca 1875. Ovoid and bellied on plain inset foot. Cover hinged and domed with cast figural finial: A little girl sits cross-legged and barefoot and rests her hand on the back of a hungry animal while spooning sustenance into its mouth. Engraved ornament: Leafing rondels inset with heads alternating with same shaped frames (vacant) on engine-turned border. Shoulder has leaf-and-dart border and cover top leaf-and-patera border. Fully marked including... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
English Edwardian Neoclassical Sterling Silver Bowl by Garrard in 1908

Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver bowl. Made by Sebastian Harry Garrard in London in 1908. Rectangular with solid well and open lobed wire sides. Solid shoulder with leaf-capped volute-scrolled ends. Corner ball supports. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp (“Garrard & Co Ltd / Albermarle St London W.”). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 7 7/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 10.8 troy ounces. #BX541

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
Antique Horse Race Tankard with German Imperial Association

Equestrian-themed silver tankard with German imperial association, ca 1875. Straight and paneled sides with low-relief frieze depicting galloping riders, racing through the countryside, trees and buildings in the background; branch borders. Split-mounted s-scroll handle with thumb rest. At bottom applied branch and leaf border and open supports. Cover hinged and bellied with imbricated leaf rim; on top is cast finial in form of mounted jockey and engraved phrase citing Kaiser Wilhelm I in an... Click for details

Sale Price: $12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
Sumptuous Tiffany Wine Cooler in Beaux-Arts Olympian Pattern

Olympian sterling silver wine cooler. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Round with gently tapering sides and three reeded c-scroll handles with leaf mounts and caps. Foot ring with beading and bead-and-reel ornament, and 3 paw supports with leafy volute-scroll mounts. At bottom a dense repousse frieze of love-making, harp-strumming nymphs, gods, and cherubs. Gilt-washed interior. A beautiful early piece in the celebrated Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine... Click for details

Sale Price: $13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
English Victorian Modern Smoking Box for Cigars and Cigarettes 1885

English Victorian Modern sterling silver smoking box 1885. Rectangular with straight sides. Scroll-bracket handle mounted to central panel between two hinged covers. On one in blue enamel “Cigars”; on other “Cigarettes”. Cedar lined. Felt-lined underside. Fully marked including London assay stamp and maker’s initials “T.W”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 7 3/4 x D 6 1/2 in. Gross weight: 28.3 troy ounces. #BX649

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
Early English Georgian Sterling Silver Square Salver 1727

English Georgian sterling silver salver, 1727. Square with molded rim and curvilinear corners. Engraved armorial in well center. Rests on 4 corner hoof supports. Substantial with nice heft from the year the first Hanoverian king George I died and was succeeded by his son George II. A really nice piece of native craftsmanship from the early years of the German ascension. Worn marks including London assay stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 13 x D 13 in. Heavy weight: 61.7 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,300.00
Listed Price $9,000.00
Romantic Tiffany Edwardian Art Nouveau Heart-Shaped Picture Frame

Romantic Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Heart-shaped window in same and curved surround flowing into bracket feet. Acid-etched leafing scrollwork and flowers. At top shaped cartouche vacant for engraving a lovey-dovey message. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 14282, and director’s letter C (1902-7). Excellent condition with... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Antique German Classical Parcel Gilt Silver Beaker Cup 18th Century

German Classical silver beaker cup, 18th century. At top leafing scrollwork and scallop shells; at bottom twisted leaf-and dart border. Ornament chased and heightened with engraving. Interior gilt washed. Maker’s mark comprising letters S and I. Condition: Minor dent on bottom otherwise very good with excellent patina.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BX624

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Antique Shreve Modern Georgian Sterling Silver Coffee Set on Tray

Modern Georgian sterling silver coffee set. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1910. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar on tray. Coffeepot, creamer, and sugar have ovoid bodies. Handles high-looping and feet domed. Coffeepot has hinged and domed cover with vasiform finial and s-scroll spout. Creamer has helmet mouth. Tray round with deep well and flat shoulder. All pieces have applied and hand-hammered curvilinear rims. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and nos. 7808... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
American Modern Sterling Silver Round 12-Inch Tray by Worden-Munnis

Modern sterling silver tray. Round with deep well, tapering shoulder, and flat rim. A nice addition to buffet table and for impromptu passing around. Fully marked including stamp for Worden-Munnis, a Boston maker active from ca 1940 to 1964, and no. 108. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. #BW957

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique Chinese Export Silver Bowl by Wang Hing

Chinese export silver bowl, ca 1890. Round with curved sides. Four lobed frames with chased ornament on stippled ground: Blossoming branches, flowers, tail-chasing dragon, and mountain landscape with men standing in foreground on balustraded terrace. Open blossoming branch foot ring. Chinese mark and stamp for Wang Hing, a Canton and Hong Kong silversmith and retailer, who was active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 8 in. Weight: 19.3 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
Large and Heavy Gorham Chippendale Sterling Silver Serving Tray

Chippendale sterling silver serving tray. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1944. Round with flat curvilinear ogee rim. A large and heavy piece in this pattern. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 42613, and date code. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 13 3/4 in. Weight: 38.4 troy ounces. #BW956

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