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BS958

Rococo Revival sterling silver sedan chair vase. Made by Durgin (part of Gorham) in Providence in 1931. Deep and ovalish with applied open scrolled rim. Chased flowers and oval rondels inset with heads of olden-days belles in scrolled frames with fleurs de lys. Two poles for conveying bouquet to boudoir etagere. Butler finish and gilt-washed interior. Single-letter monogram engraved on underside. Fully marked including Durgin and Gorham stamps, Gorham date symbol, and no. 40104. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,975.00
Listed Price $4,250.00
BT004

Turn-of-the-century American Craftsman sterling silver porringer. Bellied bowl on inset foot ring. Finely faceted hand hammering with "disco ball" shimmer. Plain open tree handle. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp for A. Stowell & Co., who were active in Boston from ca 1865 to 1904. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BT004

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS991

Turn-of-the-century Classical sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Whiting in New York. Bellied urn with bold stylized egg-and-dart border on foot ring with four leaf-mounted majorly big paws. Leaf-capped and mounted s-scroll side handles. Beautiful with nice heft. Definitely the winner’s prize. Fully marked including no. 1505 and volume (6 pints). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 11 x D 7 in. Heavy weight: 62.5 troy ounces. #BS991

Sale Price: $3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
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
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
BS115

Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Made by William Aitken in Birmingham in 1905. Rectangular window in shaped scrolled surround mounted to stained wood with hinged support. Chased Japonesque ornament—cranes, cattails, and lily pads in rippling water—as well as whiplash tendrils. The perfect showcase for a free-spirited boho forebear. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 1/2 x W 10 1/4 in. Window: H 7 3/4 x W 6 in. #BS115 & BS116

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BS921

Market-fresh Japonesque sterling silver paper knife. Made by Shiebler for Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890. Samurai-sword scythe blade and double-sided open handle entwined with grass and encrusted with seashells and crab. Blade hand-hammered with tooled water ripples. A wonderful desk accessory rich in period motifs. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps and no. 1307. Fine condition.

Length: 10 7/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BS921

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BS120

Ramp up your allure with a turn-of-the-century parasol handle. Silver and amber cylinder mounted to cone with enameled stylized vertical leafing branches on green guilloche basket-weave ground. Silver rim with seed-pearl border and cabochon-cut pink hardstone top. For a flirty, twirling come-hither. In a leather-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining with Parisian retailer’s gilt stamp (Dupuy). Worn marks appear to be those of Georg Adam Scheid; also, French import marks. Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BN700

Turn-of-the-century European silver bell. Tulip-bowl with twisted gadrooning. Figural handle depicting an old-fashioned countryman holding two live fowl. Here’s dinner—eventually. Substantial and tactile with melodious ting-a-ling. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x D 1 7/8 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BN700

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BQ997

Pair of sterling silver swans. Made by Durgin (part of Gorham) in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1920. Each: Fine feathering with downy plumed wings and scaly neck as well as closed bill and penetrating eyes. Hollow gilt-washed bodies to be filled with treats. Stately birds to grace your next dinner party. Fully marked including Durgin and Gorham stamps and no. 33. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 8 in. Total weight: 17.5 troy ounces. #BQ997

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BS831

Large French Rococo Revival 950 silver oval centerpiece plateau, ca 1890. Curvilinear cartouche with 6 leaf-mounted scroll supports. Beaded oval on strapwork armorial with ribbon and quiver, and interlaced script monogram. Mirrored top. Note: Larger and more ovalish than appears in images. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 31 3/4 x D 20 1/2 in. #BS831

Sale Price: $12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BS769

Beautiful Art Nouveau sterling silver and Favrile glass jam pot, ca 1910. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cylindrical with straight sides. Glass nuanced purple and gold. Pontil mark. Silver collar with flat hinged cover that opens by lowering the arched swing handle. Fine and functional. Glass signed “L. C. Tiffany Favrile”. Silver marks include pattern no. 15111 and director’s letter m. Very good condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 1/8 x D 3 in. #BS769

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