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BR686

Turn-of-the-century Love’s Dream sterling silver having mug. Made by Unger Bros in Newark. Traditional form with flared rim and c-scroll handle. On front Love in the figure of a smooth-cheeked winged cherub embraces Venus amidst fluffy clouds. Interior has pierced partition for holding brush. Fully marked and numbered 762. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BR686

Sale Price: $595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BT154

Large turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau green glass perfume with engraved silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence. Globular with everted rim. Ball stopper with short plug. Loose and interlaced silver scrollwork with flower heads in open and symmetrical pattern. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. D946. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x D 4 3/4 in. #BT154

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BT177

Early red glass silver overlay perfume. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1886. Globular with short neck and flat everted rim. Ball stopper. Dense and engraved overlay with scrolls and flowers. A concentrated design with small reveals of the glass. Scrolled cartouche engraved with scrolled monogram. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, patent year 1886, and no. S684. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. #BT177

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BT077

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver bowl. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Meriden, Connecticut. Oval well surrounded by wide and irregular shoulder with scrolled and whiplash eddying water—a whirlpool made more dangerous by the beckoning Lorelei. Well has engraved script monogram D. Fully marked and numbered C2884. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 9 3/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BT077

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT110

English sterling silver tankard, 1955. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in England. Drum-form with gently upward tapering sides, molded base, and s-scroll handle with ornamental thumb rest. Cover flat, raised, and overhanging with tooled bands and scalloped rim. An olden-days vessel for companionable toping. Fully marked including maker’s (Richard Comyns) and retailer’s stamps, London assay stamp, and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x W 7 5/8 x D 5 in. Weight: 25 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: Sold
BT145

Art Nouveau sterling silver and clear glass inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bellied and lobed clear glass base with short inset foot and carved and engraved stylized flowers. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with stylized flowers and scrolls in ogee frame, and bead-and-reel rim. Collar and cover interior gild washed. Fully marked 14515 (first produced in 1900) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 6 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BR579

German 800 silver wine trolly nef, ca 1920. A 3-mast galleon with billowing sales and complicated rigging. Gun ports open and cannons ready to fire. Lots of deck action, too with fighting swordsman and fallen sailors. Holds a special cargo because wood-style hull is a wine trolly. Figurehead spigot with threaded plug, and dolphin side mounts with rotating wheels for cruising across the table. Gives new meaning to the expression “getting sloshed”. Memorable dinner party... Click for details

Sale Price: $26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BT111

Victorian glass and sterling silver decanter. Made by Grinsell & Sons in London in 1899. Clear glass moon body with flat oval foot. Cut ornament: A star surrounded by diaper on front and back, and star on foot underside. Sterling silver collar with projecting spout, and hinged and domed cover with vase finial; bracket handle. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 x W 5 1/2 x D 2 1/4 in. #BT111

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BR603

Classical coin silver serving tongs. Made by William Gale & Son in New York. U-form with traditional English double-scroll terminal on each side and scalloped shanks. One side has shaped blade with open rectangles; the other side has 3 tines. Monogram engraved on handle. A fine piece by a historic maker, that underwent many changes in partnerships and names. It was active in this incarnation in the 1850s. Marked. Very good condition. Taut and springy.

Length: 9 1/2 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT125

Modern Classical sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: Deep well and turned-down molded ogee rim interspersed with stylized scallop shells. Short support flowing into raised foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 14291C and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x D 7 1/4 in. Total weight: 18 troy ounces. #BT125

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BR648

Chrysanthemum sterling silver dinner set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890.

This set comprises 145 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 24 dinner forks (7 1/2), 12 salad/terrapin forks (6 3/8), 12 seafood forks (6), and 12 ice cream forks (5 5/8); Spoons: 10 teaspoons (5 5/8), 12 round gumbo spoons (7 3/4), 12 bouillon spoons (5 1/2), 10 grapefruit spoons (5 3/4), and 6 tablespoons (8 1/4); Knives: 12 dinner knives (10 1/8), 12 lunch knives (8 7/8), and 11 butter spreaders (5... Click for details

Sale Price: $21,125.00
Listed Price $32,500.00
BS922

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau clear glass decanter with engraved silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Globular body with high-looping handle, upward tapering cylindrical neck, and helmet mouth. Ball stopper with short plug. Dense and scrolling fruiting grapevine overlay. Scrolled asymmetrical cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Handle and mouth in silver collar as is stopper neck. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Mermod, Jaccard), and no. 36150. Very... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
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