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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.

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Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
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
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
BU250

Edwardian sterling silver baby bowl on plate. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1911. Bowl has curved and tapering sides. Plate has well and wide shoulder. Both have whiplash-scrolled rim and applied figures—an eclectic frieze that includes dog-petting hobos, stickball playing boys, tool-bearing workmen, and pipe-smoking grannies. Fully marked including no. A4479 (bowl) and A4480 (plate). Plate also has date symbol and retailer’s stamp (JE Caldwell). Very good condition.

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Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BU235

Art Nouveau sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Tapering sides and flared rim. Short and straight foot. At rim cutout and engraved border with gilt buttercup-style flowers. Fresh and pretty floral ornament on a spare and Modern form. Fully marked including pattern no. 16667B and director’s letter m. Very good condition with nice toning.

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x D 9 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 33 troy ounces. #BU235

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BU140

Austrian Classical 800 silver and glass vanity jar on stand, ca 1910. Jar clear glass with fluting. Cover silver; gently raised with beaded border. Stand oval with tapering sides and beaded rim. Marks include Schwarz & Steiner stamp and letters RS. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 5 7/8 x D 4 3/8 in. Weight (silver only): 7 troy ounces. #BU140

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BR678

Victorian sterling silver urn. Made by Sibray, Hall & Co. in London in 1899. Tapering and girdled with flying scroll side handles and domed foot. Traditional form with lots of room for engraving. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W 11 x D 6 in. Weight: 30 troy ounces. #BR678

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BS168

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver bookmark. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark. Dagger blade engraved with interlaced script monogram set in open frame. Cast terminal in form of winged cherub, a guiding spirit to help you keep your place. Back plain. Fully marked including no. 922. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 2 x D 1/2 in. #BS168

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BT560

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Tall cylindrical neck with flared mouth; globular bowl. Scrolled overlay with asymmetrical cartouche (vacant). Glass is dark green. Faint marks including maker’s stamp and no. V372/4. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 x D 5 in. #BT560

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BT888

Turn-of-the-century European 18K gold picture frame. Round window bordered by blue enamel and cabochon turquoise beads. At top blue-enamel ribbon crown and at bottom stylized lozenge. Hinged ring support with scrolling leaf mount. Marked. Fine condition. Unglazed.

Dimensions: Frame (overall): H 2 7/8 x W 2 1/4 in. Window: Diameter: 1 1/2 in. Gross weight: 30.6 dwt or 47.6 g. #BT888

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BT943

Swiss Biedermeier silver chafing dish, 19 C. Round with gently curved sides and molded rim. Handle faceted stained wood. Beading. Cover gently raised with naïve-style flower head finial. Marked. Very good condition. Handle has minor chip.

Overall dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 14 x D 8 in. Gross weight: 40 troy ounces. #BT943

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
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