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BU356

Irish Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by John Letablere in Dublin, mid-18th century. Gadrooned rim interspersed with shells and flower heads. Well center has engraved armorial with sword-bearing hand surrounded by flowers, leaves, and diaper-inset scrolls. Four leaf-capped volute-scroll supports. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 12 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 42 troy ounces. #BU356

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BU361

Midcentury Modern sterling silver and cut-glass creamer and sugar. Made by Hawkes in Corning, New York. Each: Conical bowl on flutes and diaper, and scalloped rim border. Creamer has c-scroll handle and small u-form spout. Stepped and round sterling silver base. Fully marked including silver weight (16 pwts/each). Very good condition. Sugar has minor base ping.

Dimensions: Creamer: H 4 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Sugar: H 4 x D 4 in. #BU361

Sale Price: $245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BU225

Midcentury Modern sterling silver and cut-glass cigarette cup. Made by Hawkes in Corning, New York. Flattened and oval glass bowl with cut diaper and scalloped rim border. Round and stepped sterling silver base. Fully marked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 in. #BU225

Sale Price: $206.50
Listed Price $295.00
BU336

Rare Japonesque mixed metal tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Square with curved sides and straight edges. Two birds soar and glide. One is viewed from below and the other from above (that is, from bird’s eye). An original and jokey design incorporating the exotic flattened Japanese perspective. Feathers are gold, and beaks, eyes, and wispy, dangly talons are copper. Crescent frame engraved with calligraphy-style presentation dated 1879. Ground hand hammered. Corner... Click for details

Sale Price: $29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BU257

Midcentury Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston. Rectangular window in plain and flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) display. Fully marked including maker’s (Hickok Matthews) and retailer’s stamps, phrase “Hand Made”, and no. 3008. Hickok Matthews is better known by the original name Lebkuecher. Excellent condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions:... Click for details

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BU321

Turn-of-the-century Austrian Art Nouveau glass bud vase with engraved silver overlay. Voluptuous waisted baluster. Overlay in form of flowers with crisscrossing stems and tendrils. Oval cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Flared neck in silver collar. Glass iridescent gold and pink. Interior pink. Silver marks include La Pierre maker’s stamp. Excellent condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x D 2 1/4 in. #BU321

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BU158

Dutch Neoclassical 934 silver salver, late 18 C. Round. Open gallery sides with flowering rinceaux and beaded rim. Four fluted and tapering supports. Fully marked including Amsterdam city stamp. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x D 12 3/4 in. Weight: 31 troy ounces. #BU158

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BU290

Pair of Edwardian Regency sterling silver trumpet vases. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Each: Tapering sides and stepped raised foot. Acid-etched repeating pattern with swags and paterae and armorial shield frames (all vacant). Stylized leaves at base. A beautiful showpiece that works in traditional and Modern interiors. Fully marked including no. 18577A (first produced in 1913) and director’s letter m. Condition: Fine definition and patina.

Large dimensions: H 20 1/8 x D 7 1/2... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BU224

Art Deco sterling silver baby set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1927. This set comprises 9 pieces: cup, bowl, plate, napkin ring, knife, 2 spoons, fork, and food pusher. Each piece has acid-etched frieze with alternating oak leaves and acorn-nibbling squirrels. Sumptuous with paradoxical moral message about thrift and deferred gratification.

All pieces fully marked including maker’s stamp and director’s letter m. Cup, bowl, and plate have pattern no. 20850A (first produced in... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BU323

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass inkwell with engraved silver overlay. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston. Globular. Body has flat top and short inset neck. Cover interior has corresponding well. Flower overlay with tendrils forming Classical elements including volute scrolls and palmettes. Cover top has engraved with interlaced script monogram. Glass is clear. Silver fully marked including retailer’s stamp. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. #BU323

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BT938

English Victorian sterling silver goblet, 1868. Curved and tapering bowl, knopped and flanged shaft, and raised foot. Engraved ribbon-style guilloche borders. Bowl interior gilt. Fully marked including London assay stamp and worn maker’s mark, probably Barnard & Sons. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT938

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BT871

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid with flat round foot and flared mouth. Floral overlay with splayed and serrated petals and bud (engraved with script monogram); interlaced and whiplash tendrils. Glass is red shading to pink at mouth; foot clear. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. #BT871

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
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