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BS960

Back to the Sixties with a set of 12 LBJ-era sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J. Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Fully marked including presidential date stamp for Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-9). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. #BS960

$9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
BS682

Set of 10 Edwardian Regency sterling silver dinner plates in Adam pattern. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca 1915. Round solid well. Wide shoulder with Classical vases on open rondels joined by leaf swag on pierced fern ground. Scrolled rim. Six plates have ornamental interlaced monogram.

Each plate marked. The monogrammed plates have maker’s stamp and patent year 1911. Of the unmonogrammed plates, one has maker’s stamp; all have no. 3728. Very good condition with deep... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BS852

George III sterling silver soup tureen. Made by Paul Storr in London in 1804. Round bowl on raised foot. Reeded bracket side handles with cast lion’s head mounts. Double-domed cover with reeded and leaf-capped ring finial. Ornament: Bead-and-reel, beading, fluting, and gadrooning. Engraved armorials. Sheffield plate liner.

Magnificent and sumptuous. Bold Classicism by the great Regency silversmith. Marked cover and base. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 13 1/2 x W 15 1/4 x D 11 1/2 in.... Click for details

$19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
BS804

Chrysanthemum sterling silver dinner set for 12. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910.

This set comprises 252 pieces (dimensions in inches): Knives: 12 dinner knives (10), 12 lunch knives (9), 12 breakfast knives (7 1/2), 12 fish knives (7 1/2), 12 fruit knives (7), and 9 butter knives (5 3/4);

Forks: 12 dinner forks (7 1/2), 12 lunch forks (6 3/4), 12 salad forks (6 3/4), 12 fish forks (6 1/2), 12 seafood forks (6), 12 terrapin forks (5 3/4), 12 berry forks (6), and 4 individual... Click for details

$52,000.00
Listed Price $80,000.00
BS749

Exquisite Tiffany Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece with applied fish, ca 1881.

Exterior decorated with scaly and gaping fish swimming among drifting, swaying plants. Ornament is applied and chased on honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Fine details including seaweed clinging to rim and scrolled seashells on foot. A veritable fishbowl.

Engraved presentation dated 1883 in stylistically-integrated wavy ribbon script: "Gracie, Bedouin / Match race / Oct 18th 1883 / Course 26 Miles to Windward... Click for details

$71,500.00
Listed Price $110,000.00
BQ986

Modern sterling silver coffee and tea set. Made by Spratling in Taxco. Each: Ovoid body and stained-wood scroll handle and flat cover with tooled finial in form of seated jaguar– an exotic touch to a spare form. A smart design by the famed Mexican maker. 1940s hallmark and eagle stamp (1948-ca 1955). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 9 X W 10 3/8 x D 3 3/4 in. Teapot: 6 1/2 x W 8 1/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Creamer: H 4 1/4 x W 6 1/8 x D 3 in. Sugar: H 3 3/4 x W 6 3/8 x D 3 in. Total... Click for details

$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BS584

Japonesque sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1882. Drum form with curved shoulder, short neck, and hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover. Leaves and tendrils and butterflies, too, applied to honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Bonus bug (a modish beetle) on cover. Interior glass lined. Fully marked including pattern no. 6771 (first produced in 1882), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling-Silver”. Excellent condition and patina.

Large dimensions: H 4... Click for details

$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
BS175

Japonesque sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Kidney-form with wavy and molded rim and four double volute-scroll supports. Mixed-metal ornament on hand-hammered honeycomb ground: Loose and elongated branch with leaves and hop blossoms that spills over rim. Cicada applied to handle.

Fully marked including pattern no. 5291 (first produced in 1878), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling silver / and / other metals”. Fine condition.

Dimensions:... Click for details

$61,750.00
Listed Price $95,000.00
BH180

Main Line magnificent sterling silver punch bowl and 10 cups. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca. 1890.

Bowl: Curved sides, rolled rim, and dome foot. Rim and foot open with flowers, foliage, scrolls, and diaper. Exterior engraved with same. Each cup: Curved bowl, flared rim, and high looping handle. Foot domed and open with same. Exterior engraved with same. Gilt interior. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Punch bowl: H 8 1/4 x D 15 3/4 in. Cups: H 2... Click for details

$8,417.50
Listed Price $12,950.00
BQ711

George V sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths in London in 1929.

Bowl with wing-mounted and leaf-wrapped caryatid side handles. Applied enamel flags and circular and wreathed frames. One is inset with a chased motorboat in churning water. The other is engraved: Presented by / Sir Thomas J. Lipton Bart. KCVO / to the / National Yacht Club of Toronto / for competition / outboard hydroplane races / Canadian National Exhibition Regatta / 1929. Spool knop on baluster shaft... Click for details

$8,417.50
Listed Price $12,950.00
BQ464

Adams-style sterling silver centerpiece bowl on plateau. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca 1890.

Bowl: Curved and steeply tapering with turned-down rim and domed foot. Plateau: Octagonal and domed on corner bracket supports. Curvilinear frames and Adams-style ornament in form of garlands, beribboned wreaths, scallop shells, and volute pilasters. Bowl has loose-mounted wreath rings. A sumptuous adaptation of late 18th-century design.

Hallmarks include no. 53/7779 and phrase... Click for details

$13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
BN700

Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879-1880. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Each: Bellied with short reeded neck and foot ring. Bracket handles (teapot handle stained wood). Teapot has gently raised hinged cover with ball finial and s-form spout. Creamer has discreet lip spout. Allover honeycomb hand hammering applied with lots of period motifs: oversized leaves and lily pads as well as granulated soil; rich and varied... Click for details

$8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
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