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Turn-of-the-century Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver baby cup. Made by Whiting in New York. Straight sides with molded rim and c-scroll handle. Foot skirted with low-relief leaf-and-dart border. On front acid-etched figural scene with bonneted and smocked children encountering a frog that has meandered on shore, the rippling water in background. A sweet scene that suggests the influence of Kate Greenaway. Back vacant with overhanging leafing branch. Fully marked and numbered 362A. Fine... Click for details

Listed Price $895.00

European 800 silver and enamel cigarette case, ca 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover. On cover is a bust of a spaniel with nuanced black and white fur with embedded red collar, pinkish nuzzle, and intent brown eye. A sensitive dog portrait on pale-yellow ground shading to green. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BR699

Listed Price $2,250.00

George IV sterling silver tea set. Made by Edward Farrell in London in 1822-3. This set comprises 3 pieces: Teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Teapot has squat baluster body. Cover hinged, domed, and overhanging. S-scroll spout in form of shaggy, horned beast. Handle double-scroll in stained wood. Creamer and sugar have same body and gilt-washed interiors. Decoration in style of Teniers, the dynasty of Dutch painters, who are famous for their scenes of popular life. Shown here toping, smoking,... Click for details

Listed Price $22,500.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Square well, tapering sides, and curved corners. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23739. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 8 5/8 x D 8 5/8 in. Weight: 12.5 troy ounces. #BT931

Listed Price $895.00

Craftsman sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Lebolt in Chicago, ca 1920. Tapering and wide-bodied bowl and neck, and stubby spout with chained and cork-lined cap. Cover flat and cork-lined with button finial. High-looping scroll handle. All over hand-hammering with nice shimmer. Applied 3-letter monogram. Fully marked including phrase “Hand Beaten”, no. 801, and volume (3 pints). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 7 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 20.5 troy ounces. #BT767

Listed Price $1,450.00

Edwardian Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by William Hutton & Sons, Ltd in London in 1904. Round with 3 leaf-capped volute supports. Molded rim with volute scrolls. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 6 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT950

Listed Price $750.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver vanity box. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark. Cylindrical with snug-fitting cover. Flower with fluid and whiplash wraparound stem applied to body. Fully marked and numbered 1379. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 1 1/4 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BS164

Listed Price $450.00

Pair of traditional sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Fisher in Jersey City. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and foot. Great for a booze-for-two night. Fully marked and numbered 50. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT891

Listed Price $1,100.00

Victorian Georgian sterling silver covered serving bowl. Made by Benjamin Smith in London in 1841. Shaped rectangle with concave sides and ends, c-scroll corners, and gadrooned rim. Cover raised with gadrooned border. Cast leaf-mounted branch handle; twist locks for converting cover to second serving bowl. A fine example of the enduring popularity of 18th-century design. Fully functional for another couple centuries of dinner parties. Both bowl and cover fully marked including Victorian duty... Click for details

Listed Price $6,000.00

Pair of very desirable sterling silver swans. Made by Buccellati in Italy. Each: Hollow body with graceful scrolled neck, pointed bill, brown glass bead eyes, and paddling webbed feet. Realistic plumage from scaly to fluffy. Beautiful birds by the historic Milan maker. Marked “Buccellati / Italy / Sterling”. One has incised no. 2135 and the other no. 2338. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x L 7 1/2 x W 4 in. Total weight: 15.5 troy ounces. #BT972

Listed Price $6,500.00

Edwardian Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by Barnard & Sons, Ltd in London in 1905. Round with lobed shoulder interspersed with scallop shells, and scrolled and gadrooned rim with same. Four hoof supports. Fully marked and numbered 630. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 8 1/2 in. Weight: 14.5 troy ounces. #BT953

Listed Price $1,150.00

Russian Art Nouveau 875 silver letter opener. Shaped and hollow handle with chased scrolls and leafing tendril. Blade flat with curved end. From the tsarist twilight. A beautiful end-of-an-era piece. Marks include second kokoshnik (1908-26) with Moscow letter and alloy 84 (that is 84/96 or 875). Very good condition.

Length: 9 7/8 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BT944

Listed Price $795.00
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