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BR516

Midcentury Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Upward tapering sides, short and inset neck with arched rim spout, and side-hinged pierced strainer. Jigger cover has flared rim. Gilt interior. Sleek and striking. Large size suited to manly hands. A great alpha gift. Holds 4 pints of boozy fun. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23983 and volume. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 5/8 x D 4 3/8 in. Weight: 36.5 troy ounces. #BR516

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BT003

American Colonial Revival sterling silver 3-piece coffee set. Retailed by Georg Jensen USA in New York, ca 1950. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Coffeepot: Truncated cone body, molded and double-domed hinged cover with stained-wood finial, and molded base. Capped stained-wood handle with scrolled silver mounts, and faceted gently-scrolled spout with scalloped mount. Creamer: Baluster with faceted lip spout, capped double-scroll handle, and spread and reeded foot. Sugar: Curved... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BR468

American Modern sterling silver box. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1910. Straight and gently inward tapering sides. Cover hinged and rectangular with slight overhang. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Underside felt lined. Fully marked and numbered 1704. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 13.7 troy ounces. #BR468

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BR515

Aesthetic sterling silver compote. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1870. Shallow round bowl mounted to conical support on flat foot. A spare form suggestive of the Greek kylix with low-slung side handles terminating in volute scrolls with rim-mounted leaves. A cast bird with flapping wings is mounted to each scroll. Fluid and stylized flowers engraved to support. Fine craftsmanship and innovative Classicism that suggest the maker was John R. Wendt, who was active in New York during the... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BT006

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS983

Art Deco sterling silver petal bowl. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930. Curved sides and petal rim interspersed with beads. Raised and spread foot. Fully marked including no. 606 and maker’s and retailer’s stamps. The maker was Currier & Roby, who were active in New York in the first decades of the 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BS983

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BN994

German 930 silver novelty trinket box. Imported to England in 1900 by Elly Isaac Miller in London. Rococo shoe with chased floral garlands and open bands. Insole has hinged cover. Raised elf toe and plain heel. German maker’s and English importer's marks. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 5/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN994

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BS966

Blossom hand-hammered sterling silver coffee set on tray. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, large sugar, and sugar on tray. Coffeepot ovoid with fat and tapering s-spout. Creamer bellied with prominent v-spout. Sugars inverted double-dome bowl. All have 3 leaf-mounted paw supports. Coffeepot and creamer have silver-mounted carved handles. Coffeepot and sugars have domed cover with pod spilling seeds. Tray oval with same in open c-scroll end handles.

A great set with a bonus of an extra... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BS636

Pretty Edwardian inkwell. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. Rectangular clear glass base with chamfered corners, wraparound acid-etched garland, and star cut to underside. Ovalish well with short neck in sterling silver collar with hinged and domed cover. Cover top has enameled flower basket and garland on white wavy and chevron ground with ornamental blue lunettes. Fully marked. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. #BS636

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BS916

Antique hunter's cigar cutter, ca 1920. Irregular and corrugated horn handle. Mounted to one end is silver boar’s head—all bristly fur, perked ears, alert snout, and red glass bead eyes. Oakleaf collar. At other end is mounted the hardware with taut, springy blade. Hardware has German maker’s stamp (Pfeilring). Silver marked 925. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/2 in. #BS916

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BS960

Back to the Sixties with a set of 12 LBJ-era sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J. Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Fully marked including presidential date stamp for Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-9). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. #BS960

Sale Price: $9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
BN999

German 930 silver gilt shoe, ca 1920. For a lady with laced front and pierced scrolls. Upturned elf toe is solid as are heal and back, which has a scrolled cartouche (vacant). A fantasy fashion ornament. Marked “930.” Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 1 7/8 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BN999

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