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Chinese export silver picture frame. Made by Wang Hing in Canton, ca 1910. Rectangular window and flat surround with shaped top and bracket feet. Flowers (irises) applied in overlapping clusters to stippled ground. Unusual tall and narrow form with fashionable turn-of-the-century motif. Fully marked. With glass, silk lining, and hinged bamboo-style silver support. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 10 3/8 x W 6 3/4 in. Window: H 7 7/8 x W 4 1/2 in. #BQ817

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

Early sterling silver covered serving dish on stand. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York, ca late 1850s. Curved bowl with flat rim set in tripod frame with paw supports and central ring stretcher supporting heating element. Cover gently domed with cast conch finial and engraved armorial (Latin motto translates as “Fortune, companion of virtue”). Elegant form unified by ornamental borders with trefoil-inset circles on lined ground. Stand supports further... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00

Large and pretty coin silver teapot. Made by William Forbes in New York. Fluted and ovoid body with capped and scrolled handle, faceted s-scroll spout, flange, and stepped foot. Built-in strainer. Cover domed and hinged with flower finial. Ornamental borders with hearts and leaves on lined ground. Engraved script monogram. A sweet mid-19th century piece. Fully marked including maker’s initials and eagle stamp, and stamp for J & I Cox, a New York retailer active 1846-53. Very good condition.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,715.00
Listed Price $2,450.00

Charming turn-of-the-century French 950 silver vase, ca 1910. Fluted baluster, stepped foot, and flared and ribbed 4-sided rim with double-scroll corners. Chased scallop shells leafy scrolls, and flowers. Fully marked with Minerva head and indistinct maker’s mark. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 8.3 troy ounces. #BI260

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00

Chinese silver egg stand. Made by Khecheong in Canton, ca 1840. Stand comprises 6 tooled rings alternating with six small ovals mounted to central oval with cruciform stretcher, in turn, mounted to four scrolled supports with ring stretcher and four ball supports. Ring finial terminating in bracket inset with lozenge and pendant leaves and scallop shells. There are 6 cups, each with flanged and gilt ovoid bowl on stepped foot. There are 6 spoons, each with oval bowl and shell terminal. A... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00

Modern Sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Upward tapering sides, scrolled bracket handle, and v-spout. Spare incised banding near rim. Holds 3 1/2 pints. Hallmark includes pattern no. 22343, director's letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-45). Great condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x W 6 7/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 20.5 troy ounces. #BQ802

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00

Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. Each: Straight and tapering sides and beaded rim and foot. Hallmark includes no. X253 and presidential date code JEC for James Earl Carter (1977-1981). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Total weight: 28.5 troy ounces. #BS111

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

Pretty Rococo sterling silver picture frame. Oval window with molded surround and interior leaf border. Open shells, leaves, and flowers applied to top and bottom. With glass, silk lining, and leather back and hinged support. Post-1967 Italian hallmark includes Buccellati stamp and maker’s stamp 763 MI. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: Frame: H 5 3/4 x W 4 in. Window: H 3 3/8 x W 2 5/8 in. #BN989

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00

Art Nouveau emerald glass decanter with engraved and acid-etched pictorial silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1890. Round and flat body with cylindrical neck and scroll handle mounted to neck and body. Overlay depicts landscape with rambling old house by water. On other side a siren emerges from water to blow a conch horn – an alluring invitation to drink. Open fish net and asymmetrical strip waves. More aquatic motifs on collar and cork-lined hinged cover. Engraved... Click for details

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

Mini sterling silver mint julep. Traditional form in reduced scale with straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. A great training cup for a junior tippler. Fully marked including stamp for Trees, which was active in Lexington, Kentucky from 1930s-1960s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BN706

Sale Price: $315.00
Listed Price $450.00

Art Nouveau mixed metal and enamel vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Sterling silver baluster enameled with ornamental frames. Copper base engraved with dense and fluid fretwork bands. Copper neck with fluid “drip” mount. A beautiful experimental design that integrates Japonesque and turn-of-the-century abstraction. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5368A, director’s letter m (1907-47), and phrase “Sterling silver / 925-1000 / and / copper”. Very good condition.... Click for details

Sale Price: $19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver salt & pepper shakers. Made by Mario Buccellati in Italy. Figural in form of three mushrooms with irregular and stippled caps and striated stalks mounted to leaf frame. Two mushrooms are detachable with pierced caps and threaded stalks. Fully marked including maker’s stamp “M. Buccellati”. Very good condition.

Approximate dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 3 7/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BS102

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