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BX543

Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver box with Napoleon theme. Rectangular with cast corner-mounted eagle supports.

On box front is frieze of Napoleon being offered the key to a city; on back he addresses the supplicating vanquished. Both panels bordered by imbricated leaves and Greek key; applied eagles (of which one a keyhole plate) and military trophies. On box ends are the coat of arms. Cover hinged and raised with cast finial in form of Napoleon on horseback, pointing the way. On... Click for details

Sale Price: $12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00
BX332

American Craftsman sterling silver tea ball, ca 1920. Short neck and hinged cover with straight sides and gently raised top. All over hand hammering. Chain has finger ring for swishing around the pot to make the most of the precious leaves. Fully marked including Bailey, Banks & Biddle and Merrill Bros stamps, and no. 0132. Very good condition.

Dimensions (without chain): H 1 7/8 x D 1 5/8 in. Weight: 1 troy ounces. #BX332

Sale Price: $157.50
Listed Price $225.00
BX560

Set of 16 Chrysanthemum sterling silver butter pats. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain and shaped round well. Shoulder has rinceaux-style flower heads and tendrils. Rim scalloped. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 7228, order no. 3333, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 19 troy ounces. #BX560

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BX505

Bamboo-pattern sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. In New York. Solid well and open sides comprising bamboo stalks. A great Midcentury example of Tiffany’s ongoing adaptation of Asian motifs. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 23892, and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x D 9 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 44 troy ounces. #BX505

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BX552

Pair of turn-of-the-century cast silver busts of ancien regime courtiers. The woman evokes a Baroque beauty from the reign of Louis XIV with an imperious face softened with ringlets, a necklace of walnut-sized pearls around a bare throat, and a low-cut bow-tied bodice. The man belongs to the late 18th century with ribbon-tied wig and face exuding calm and serenity, oblivious to the horror to come. Both appear to be unmarked. Probably German. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Woman: H 5 3/4 x W... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BX443

Craftsman sterling silver flask. Made by Lebolt & Co. in Chicago, ca 1920. Curved with flat top and bottom; hinged and cork-lined cover. Allover hand-hammering. Holds 3/4 pint of homemade brew. Wide working-man’s handspan required. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 462, phrase “Hand Made”, and volume. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 4 3/4 x D 1 in. Weight: 9.2 troy ounces. #BX443

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BX446

Georgian-inspired sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with molded rim and double c-scroll corners. A great midcentury take on 18th-century design. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23967. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/8 x W 14 1/2 x D 10 3/8 in. Weight: 35.5 troy ounces. #BX446

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BX462

Chinese export silver mug, ca 1850. Straight and upward tapering sides applied with leafing bamboo on stippled ground. Branch-form handle and rims. Applied rondel engraved with single-letter monogram in buckled belt. On underside is engraved “H. J. T. / 1855”. Interior gilt washed. Chinese mark and initials KHC for Khe Cheong, a Canton silversmith and retailer active from ca 1830s-70s. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 5 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. #BX462 ... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BX342

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Tapering sides and curved bottom on stylized leaf-mounted hoof supports. Monteith-style rim with alternating trefoils and curvilinear dips. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and pattern no. 24076. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 10.9 troy ounces. #BX342

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BW550

American Georgian sterling silver salver, ca 1940. Round with scroll and shell rim and 3 leaf-capped volute scroll supports. Marked “Hand Made / Sterling”. Attributable to William G. DeMatteo. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 12 1/4 in. Weight: 28 troy ounces. #BW550

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BX193

Francis I sterling silver bowl. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. in 1956. Quatrefoil well and wide flared mouth with wavy scrolled rim. Chased and embossed fruits. A nice piece in the classic French Renaissance pattern. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern name, no. X569, and date symbol. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x D 8 in. Weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BX193

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
BX323

Set of 12 Florenz sterling silver dinner plates. Made by Gorham in Providence, 1926-9.

Each: Round and plain well. Shoulder has rectilinear frames inset with chased Quattrocento ornament including griffins and foliate scrolls as well as armorial cartouches (vacant) on stippled ground. Classical masques applied over leaf-and-berry border.

Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern name, and no. A12792. One has 1926 date symbol and 11 have 1929 date symbol. Excellent condition.... Click for details

Sale Price: $16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
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