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Figural gilt sterling silver box. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. In form of neatly aligned asparagus stalks, the ends bluntly cut. Twisted wood stem handle. Jokey novelty. Marked “Tiffany & Co. / Sterling / Portugal”. Fine condition with strong definition and rich yellow.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/4 x W 7 1/4 x D 2 5/8 in. Heavy weight: 33 troy ounces. #BR708

Listed Price $8,500.00

Victorian Japonesque sterling silver coffee and tea set. Made by John Edward Bingham in Sheffield in 1890.

This set comprises coffeepot, teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Upward tapering rectilinear body with chamfered corners, pierced fretwork foot, and inset crenellated rim. Curvilinear bracket handles and faceted spouts on coffee- and teapot, and rectangular spout with curved front on creamer. Engraved palm trees, birds, and blossoming prunus branches; at bottom fan border. A modish medley... Click for details

Listed Price $6,800.00

Large turn-of-the-century brilliant-cut glass claret jug with sterling silver collar. Spread cylinder with c-scroll handle. Allover diaper and central fluted band. Sterling silver collar with helmet mouth and applied clover border. A showpiece in a historic pattern. Marked “Tiffany & Co. / Makers / Sterling Silver“. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 1/2 x W 7 x D 5 3/4 in. #BT396

Listed Price $8,500.00

Cold War-era sterling silver desk globe, ca 1970s. In c-scroll frame mounted to Baroque dolphin support in turn mounted to stepped and round foot. Everyone’s there, not only Us and Them (The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) but secondary players like Ceylon and Rhodesia. The world as it used to be. A great icebreaker for office peace talks, and source of reflections on the transience of power.

Marked “925 Sterling / Made in / Western Germany”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11... Click for details

Listed Price $5,000.00

Turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver loving cup. Made by Redlich in New York. Tall urn with three high-looping handles and domed foot. Garland applied to urn top and flowers and shells applied to foot. Rims reeded.

On front are crisscrossing enameled flags and captain’s wheel applied over boating scene. Above is phrase “Challenge Cup”. Below: “For / Annual Competition / Among Launches / on / Clark Lake, Michigan”. On back the text includes the phrase: “Presented to / The... Click for details

Listed Price $9,500.00

Beautiful sterling silver grape compote. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Bowl has curved sides and wide mouth. Applied to bowl underside is fruiting grapevine with pendant bunches. Twisted support with lobes and beads. Raised circular foot. Bowl and foot have visible hand hammering. A classic Jensen motif – compatible with many other pieces in the master’s oeuvre. Marked “Sterling” with no. 263 and 2 early maker’s marks (1915-27 and 1915-30). Very good condition.

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Listed Price $6,000.00

Stylish sterling silver wine cradle. Made by Buccellati in Italy. Ovoid body with solid well. Sides open with fluid, scrolling engraved leaves. Handle hinged and open with c-scroll ring for securing bottle neck. Stepped oval foot. Marked “Buccellati Italy Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 11 7/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 19.5 troy ounces. #BT350

Listed Price $5,000.00

Beautiful turn-of-the-century Japanese silver bowl. Retailed by Arthur & Bond in Yokohama. Curved and tapering on plain scalloped foot ring. Sides exterior have applied irises in up-down arrangement with swaying tendrils and stems in eddying water. Fluid and tactile period motif heightened with engraving. Ground hand hammered. Double-walled. Marked “Arthur & Bond / Yokohama / Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 36.5 troy ounces. #BT363

Listed Price $9,500.00

Turn-of-the-century American sterling silver loving cup trophy. Baluster with three scroll handles, each capped with cast horse bust encircled with wreath. Domed foot applied with leafing berry branches alternating with flowers set in horseshoes.

On front (acid etched) “Board of Trade Cup / Kentucky Horse Show Society / 1906/ Louisville / Won by” (engraved) “Lawrence Jones / Louisville KY / with Poetry of Motion / Saddle horses / for ladies / three gaits”. The phrase Kentucky Horse... Click for details

Listed Price $9,500.00

Set of 10 fabulous sterling silver highballs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Cylindrical with curved bottom. Clean and spare with incised bands at base. Easy-grip size for knocking ’em back. Fully marked including pattern no. 22394. Eight cups have director’s letter M (1947-56) and two cups have director’s letter m (1907-47) and wartime star (1943-5). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 85 troy ounces. #BR701

Listed Price $7,950.00

Turn-of-the-century Japanese silver box. Rectangular with hinged cover. Cover top and sides decorated with iris flowers set in eddying water. Ornament applied, chased, and engraved; ground hand hammered. Interior lined with stained wood; bottom open. Marked “Sterling” with Japanese characters. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 7 x D 4 in. Gross weight: 19 troy ounces. #BT160

Listed Price $6,500.00

Edwardian sterling silver Classical covered urn. Made by Martin, Hall & Co. Ltd in Sheffield in 1904. Deep and wide-bodied baluster with leaf-capped double-scroll side handles and domed foot. Cover domed with acorn finial. Gadrooned rims. Traditional with nice heft. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 16 x W 12 3/4 x D 7 in. Weight: 61 troy ounces. #BR671

Listed Price $6,500.00
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