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BU246

American Edwardian Regency sterling silver candlesticks, ca 1910. Retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle in Philadelphia. Each: Faceted with tapering socket on same shaft on raised foot. Bobeche round with readed rim. On shaft are engraved leaves and scrolls, and two pendant flower frames with script monograms. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 440. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 in. Weighted. #BU246

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BU163

Edwardian sterling silver trophy cup. Oval bowl with capped and scrolled side handles; spool support and raised and stepped foot. On front is applied is a wreath with mounted horse covered in laurels. Below is a round strap frame with “Hawthorne” at top and “Chicago Business Men’s Racing Association” at bottom.

The Hawthorne Race Course, which hosted its first race in 1891, has a long and checkered history, especially in the early years when horse racing was banned in Chicago. It... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BU370

Ye Olden Days sterling silver box with enameled bawdy tavern scene. Made by William B. Durgin Co. in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1890. Rectangular with straight sides. Applied wreaths (vacant) and flaming torches and cornucopia mounted to regal crown. Rims reeded. Cover hinged. On cover top a groping toper wraps his arm around a merry wench. Shimmering iridescence shows off man’s carelessly discarded cloak and woman's loosely laced bodice. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (JC... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BU374

Midcentury Modern jar. Made by E. Dragsted in Denmark. Thick and ovoid clear glass bowl with sterling silver grape bunches loose-mounted to ends. Flat sterling silver cover with grape bunch finial. Beautiful Jensen-inspired design. Cover fully marked and numbered 1810. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 in. #BU374

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BU358

French 950 silver wine taster, ca 1920. Bowl exterior encircled with tooled grapevine interspersed with chased circles. Figural handle comprising olden-days country couple grape-stomping. Something more than just wine appears to be fermenting. The name “Bertrand Aloxe” engraved near rim. Super-sweet rustic chic. Fully marked including Minerva head and stamp for Marc Parrod, a Dijon maker active in the first half of the 20th century. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 4 1/4 x D 3... Click for details

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BU328

Edwardian sterling silver loving cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1907. Bellied urn with 3 leaf-capped handles and domed foot. Scrolled and molded rims, and chased leaves and scallop shells. Top entwined with victor’s laurels. Dynamic Classicism. Three vacant armorial frames plus plenty more room for engraving on body. Fully marked including no. A6599 and date symbol. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 8 3/4 x D 6 in. Weight: 36.5 troy ounces. #BU328

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BM788

Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver sugar basket. Made by Thomas Bradbury & Sons in London in 1903. Boat-form and paneled bowl with molded curvilinear rim and stepped oval foot. Reeded c-scroll swing handle. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 x W 5 3/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BM788

Sale Price: $276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BU275

Large & heavy American sterling silver tea tray, ca 1890. Well has engraved flower-head frame (vacant) surrounded by allover flower-inset diaper. Wide shoulder with repousse floral garland and picturesque turrets and bridges. A great Baltimore-style tower & flower design. Scrolled end handles. Marked “Sterling / F & F / 1200”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 30 x D 18 in. Weight: 156 troy ounces. #BU275

Sale Price: $14,300.00
Listed Price $22,000.00
BU355

English Victorian sterling silver ladle, 1997. Round bowl mounted to cast King-shaped handle with shell terminal. The hounds run single file up the handle to the stag that is trapped by more hounds and a huntsman coming from the opposite direction. Handle verso has hunting trophy and bowl verso has Elizabethan lady in neck ruff. Old fashioned style and quality with nice heft. Fully marked including unidentified maker’s stamp. Fine condition and detail.

Height: 7 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 5 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BU364

Set of 6 sterling silver seafood scallop shell plates. Made by Gorham in Providence. Each: straight and tiered flutes, scalloped rim, and 2 ball supports. The hard-to-find size for the new era of small dinner parties. Fully marked and numbered 42677. Four have date codes from 1940s and ’50s. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 6 x D 6 in. Total weight: 31 troy ounces. #BU364

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BT558

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Baluster with dense and vertical overlay in form of entwined stem flowers in curvilinear frames. Scrolled cartouche (vacant). Glass is green. Fully marked including maker's stamp (Alvin), retailer's stamp (Black, Starr & Frost), and no. G3215/3. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 2 5/8 in. #BT558

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BL409

Edward VIII sterling silver vase. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1936. Narrow and tapering body with base knop on gently raised and round foot. Spool neck and hemispheric rim with pierced scallop shells and scrollwork. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Weighted. #BL409

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
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