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Chrysanthemum sterling silver tea kettle on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with tooled scrolls forming frames. Wavy rim applied with alternating flower-head and leaf pattern. Denser and less orderly bunches wrapped around tapering spout and sides of concave bracket swing handle. Cover domed and side hinged with bud finial. Stand square with concave sides and flattened volute scroll corner supports with leaf and flower-head mounts. Open x-form sides wrapped and inset with same.... Click for details

Listed Price $20,000.00

Early sterling silver soup tureen. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York. Ovoid bowl on domed foot; cover domed. Beaded and fretwork borders. Cast animal heads: Bowl ends have shaggy, horned oxen, and cover finial is a fierce and gaping boar. Elegant Classicism and red meat hardiness. Mark (1854-70) includes maker’s and retailer’s stamps, pre-1860 pattern no. 472, and phrase “English Sterling”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 12 x W 16 1/2 x D 9 1/2 in.... Click for details

Listed Price $20,000.00

Italian grand tour cast silver sculpture, ca 1910. Hercules kneels on the body of a lion It’s the Nemean lion, a ferocious beast that could not be killed by mortals, but Hercules is the son of Zeus. A popular theme since antiquity that’s depicted here with Baroque drama: A lunging, brawny, hirsute Hercules pries open the jaws of the writhing lion. Group mounted to rectangular base with 4 monopodium corner supports. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 9 1/2 x... Click for details

Listed Price $12,500.00

Art Deco sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Curved body with short straight neck and round mouth with lip spout. Stained-wood handle with scrolled sterling silver mounts; grape bunch pendant from top. Applied vine threaded with grape bunches between lobed base and raised foot. Allover spot hammering. Designed by the master in the 1920s. Fully marked including postwar maker’s stamp and no. 407A. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 9 3/8 x W 7... Click for details

Listed Price $11,000.00

Perles 950 silver dinner and lunch set for 24. Made by Tetard Frères in France. This set comprises 474 pieces (dimensions in inches):

Forks: 24 dinner forks (8 1/2), 22 lunch forks (7), 24 fish forks (6 5/8), 24 seafood forks (5), 24 dessert forks (5 3/4), 24 fruit forks (6);

Knives: 18 dinner knives (9 7/8), 24 lunch knives (8), 24 fish knives (8), 18 dessert knives (7 1/4), 24 butter spreaders (5);

Spoons: 24 tablespoons (8 3/8), 24 teaspoons (5 5/8), 24 soup spoons (5 3/4), 24 dessert... Click for details

Listed Price $40,000.00

Large and old-fashioned American sterling silver tea tray, 1954. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Oval well and scrolled sides and rim; end bracket handles. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp, Gorham date code, and no. 207. Excellent condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 x W 29 x D 18 in. Heavy weight: 132 troy ounces. #BR835

Listed Price $11,000.00

English Art Deco sterling silver tea tray, 1918. Four concave sides with curvilinear corners and scroll end handles. Fully marked including London assay stamp and phrase “Mandah Rohdes & Sons Ltd Bradford”. Excellent condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 1/8 x L 28 1/8 x W 18 in. Well: L 21 x W 15 in. Heavy weight: 148 troy ounces. #BV852

Listed Price $11,000.00

Set of 4 English sterling silver candlesticks, 1768. Each: Spool socket with detachable and twisted-fluted bobeche; tapering shaft with knops and flanges on twisted fluted foot mounted to square and stepped base. Gadrooning. Real deal midcentury Georgian. Fully marked including maker’s initials WC (possibly William Cafe) and London assay stamp. Excellent condition with very good patina.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 80 troy ounces. #BV764

Listed Price $25,000.00

Pair of Midcentury Modern sterling silver 3-light candelabra. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Each: Cast and open with asymmetrical sockets. Dynamic and biomorphic. Designed by Henning Koppel in 1948. Illustrated in: Drucker 1997, p. 234. Fully marked including postwar maker’s stamp, designer’s stamp, and no. 956. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 7 x D 5 in. Heavy total weight: 73 troy ounces. #BV861

Listed Price $11,000.00

Classical coin silver ewer. Made by Thomas Fletcher in Philadelphia, ca 1830. Ovoid body on knopped and girdled support flowing into stepped and domed foot mounted to square base with corner leaf-mounted paw supports. Helmet mouth and high-looping leaf-capped and wrapped s-scroll handle. Applied ornament with leaf-and-shell on shoulder and bold leaf-and-dart on bottom. Beaded and guilloche borders. Foot underside has engraved 1950s presentation.

A sumptuous and showy vessel dating from the... Click for details

Listed Price $16,500.00

Fourteen Art Deco sterling silver highballs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. Each: tapering and gently curved with flared rim and stepped foot. A big set of stylish barware cups to celebrate the end of lockdown. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and pattern no. 18994 (first produced in 1915). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 83 troy ounces. #BV797


Victorian sterling silver drinks set. Made by AG Schultz & Co. in Baltimore, ca 1910. This set comprises 1 pitcher and 12 goblets. Pitcher has curved and tapering body, high-looping handle, and helmet mouth. Goblets have ovoid bowl on cylindrical stem flowing into domed foot; bowl interior gilt washed. All pieces have loose and scattered repousse flowers on stippled ground, and scrolled frame engraved with interlaced script monogram. Gorgeous in an ever-popular regional style.

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Listed Price $22,500.00
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