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Early sterling silver coffee and tea set. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York in 1850s. This set comprises 5 pieces: coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl. Chased and engraved grape bunches and leaves as well as vine handles, spouts, finials, and rims. The relief ornament and large forms are representative of Tiffany’s midcentury wares. Three-letter monogram (EAB) engraved on each piece.

All pieces fully marked with pre-1856 pattern no. 299 and maker’s stamp.... Click for details

Listed Price $15,000.00

George III sterling silver tureen. Made by William Stroud in London in 1808. Oval bowl with 4 leaf-mounted paw supports, leaf-mounted rectilinear reeded bracket handles, and gadrooned rim. Cover domed with leaf-capped double c-scroll reeded ring finial; gadrooned rim. Cover has engraved armorial and coat of arms with Latin motto Hone Sta Bone. Fashionable Neoclassicism on the exterior and visible handwork on the interior. An elegant and functional vessel for the next dinner party. Fully marked.... Click for details

Listed Price $15,000.00

Pompeiian sterling silver coffee and tea set on tray. Made by Mt Vernon in Mount Vernon, New York, ca 1920. This set comprises kettle on stand, coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl on tray.

Each: Ovoid body on round foot mounted to square base, reeded scroll bracket handles, and domed cover with vasiform finial. Vitruvian scroll rims interspersed with paterae and engraved garlands. On front oval medallion inset with bacchante. On back vacant oval medallion. Kettle stand on 4 ram... Click for details

Listed Price $25,000.00

Milano sterling silver dinner set for 24. Made by Buccellati in Italy. This set comprises 120 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 24 dinner forks (8 1/4) and 24 salad forks; Spoons: 24 dessert spoons (7) and 24 teaspoons (5 7/8); and 24 dinner knives (9 7/8).

Modern Classical pattern with beaded terminal. Knife blades stainless steel. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Total weight: 157.5 troy ounces + 24 knives. #BU325

Listed Price $22,500.00

Chrysanthemum sterling silver meat platter. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped oval well with tree of life to collect the rivulets of precious pan juices. Irregular rim with the famous chrysanthemum flower heads alternating with leaves in dense and tactile arrangement. Four volute scroll supports with same. A rare piece in the celebrated pattern, a New World interpretation of a Japanese motif, that was first produced in 1880. Fully marked including pattern no. 5730 and director’s... Click for details

Listed Price $30,000.00

Regency-style gilt sterling silver centerpiece. Three caryatid bacchantes support an open basket with ivy shoulder. They stand on concave triangle set in same with satyr-head monopodia joined by garlands, and in turn mounted to plain and larger base on volute capital supports. A great “goddess” centerpiece with ethereal barefoot maids in chaste drapery that reflects the English discovery of Greek art in the early 19th century.

In the late 1970s, Nelson Rockefeller commissioned... Click for details

Listed Price $12,500.00

Japonesque sterling silver fishbowl water pitcher. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1883. Drum-form neck with small lip spout and c-scroll handle. Bowl has chased, tooled, and engraved frieze: Fish glide and dive and come up for air. Tails flap, mouths get hooked on overhanging branches, and fins break the surface of the striated and eddying water. Fully marked including no. 1150 and date letter. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 7 1/2 x D 6 in. Weight: 17 troy ounces. #BU424

Listed Price $12,500.00

Grande Imperiale sterling silver dinner set of 8. Made by Gianmaria Buccellati in Italy.

This set comprises 46 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 8 dinner forks (8 5/8) and 8 salad forks (7); Spoons: 8 dessert spoons (6 7/8) and 8 coffee spoons (5 1/8); 8 dinner knives (9 5/8); Serving pieces: 1 spoon with shell bowl (8), 1 pea spoon with pierced shell bowl (8 7/8), salad pair with spoon (10 1/8) and fork (10 1/2), and carving pair with fork (10 5/8) and knife (12 1/4).

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Listed Price $35,000.00

Large & heavy American sterling silver tea tray, ca 1890. Well has engraved flower-head frame (vacant) surrounded by allover flower-inset diaper. Wide shoulder with repousse floral garland and picturesque turrets and bridges. A great Baltimore-style tower & flower design. Scrolled end handles. Marked “Sterling / F & F / 1200”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 30 x D 18 in. Weight: 156 troy ounces. #BU275

Listed Price $25,000.00

Pair of Edwardian sterling silver 5-light candelabra. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1908. Each: Sturdy baluster shaft on domed foot. Urn supporting central baluster terminating in socket, surrounded by 4 leaf-capped and mounted scrolled branches, each terminating in single socket. Sockets Campana vasiform. Bobeches are detachable and have applied scroll and flower rim. Wax pans have same. Leaf, flower, scroll, and shell ornament. Two scroll frames, one with interlaced script monogram and the... Click for details

Listed Price $32,500.00

Pair of Neoclassical 950 silver 4-light candelabra. Made by Odiot in Paris, ca 1890. Each: Tapering shaft on raised and fluted base with imbricated leaf-and-berry rim, applied laurel swag “threaded” through volute mounts, and applied bracket supports. Shaft supports central socket which, in turn, supports 3 leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket, surrounding a raised central socket. Each socket decorated with leaf-and-dart and beaded ornament. A Belle Epoque revival of Ancien... Click for details

Listed Price $22,500.00

Pair of splendid and massive French Rococo 950 silver 9-light candelabra, ca 1880. Each: Baluster shaft on raised base with leaf-capped brackets and 4 scrolled feet. Low-relief shell, leaf, and scroll ornament. Central socket on open and twisting leaf shaft, surrounded by 8 scrolled and leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket. Sockets are leaf-wrapped and wax pans have irregular and striated leafy rim. Gilding soft and toned.

Refined and sumptuous with gorgeous shimmer.

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Listed Price $165,000.00
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