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BV457

Victorian sterling silver and glass figural monkey decanter. Made by Richard Hodd & Son in London in 1893. Glass body with hands resting on haunches. Tail-form handle. Tensile hind paws in sterling silver as is shaggy-furred shoulder mount with hinged and chained head. Buckled collar with German script and name Lulu. A sympathetic companion with intense glass eyes and big alert ears. Body amber and handle clear. Gilt interior. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 12 x W 6 x D 4... Click for details

$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BV147

Belle Epoque 950 silver coffee and tea set. Made by Emile Puiforcat for Tiffany & Co. in Paris. This set comprises 5 pieces: Coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl. Each: Faceted and girdled upward tapering body on raised foot. Covers domed with bud finial on sunburst mount (coffee pot and teapot handles hinged). Spouts leaf-capped and wrapped. All handles capped, patera-mounted, and high-looping in stained wood except sugar which has same in silver. Chased and engraved frames with... Click for details

$8,775.00
Listed Price $13,500.00
BV491

Set of 4 George III sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Ebenezer Coker in London in 1762. Each: Faceted and knopped shaft on domed and twisted-fluted foot mounted to circle set in square foot. Spool socket with detachable square bobeche. Gadrooning as well as leaves and scrolls. Gorgeous midcentury Georgian from the Age of Candlelight. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 11 x W 5 x 5 in. Total weight: 94 troy ounces. #BV491

$16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
BV456

Pair of Belle Epoque cut-glass and gilt 950 silver decanters. Made by Odiot in France, ca 1880. Gently upward tapering body with alternating double flutes and paterae set in silver-gilt bands with chased fruiting grapevine. Scrolled handle and hinged and domed cover applied with same, including nubby finial. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and Minerva head. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 11 3/4 x W 7 1/4 x D 4 1/2 in. #BV456

$16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
BV345

Victorian sterling silver bowl. Made by Elkington & Co. Ltd in Birmingham in 1896. Round and tapering with crowded cherubic frieze: Harp strummers, pipe blowers, and tambourine janglers with a few grape gorgers and goat huggers mixed in. A raucous Bacchus band on butler-finished ground. Bowl bottom has bold gadrooning. Leaf-mounted volute-scroll side handles. Raised and round foot with leaf-and-dart border. Playful Classicism from the turn-of-the-century. Fully marked. Excellent... Click for details

$14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BV141

American Classical sterling silver 6-piece coffee and tea set on tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. This set comprises hot water kettle on stand, coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl. Each: Curved and tapering body on raised foot. Handles scroll bracket except kettle handle, which is swing. Kettle, coffeepot, and teapot handles stained wood. Covered domed with vasiform finial. Spouts s-scroll except creamer spout, which is u-form. Tray has oval well with pointed ends... Click for details

$12,025.00
Listed Price $18,500.00
BV342

Set of 12 Winthrop sterling silver dessert plates Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Each: Round and curved well and wide shoulder with acid-etched laurel-wreath border inset with flower heads, and short inset foot. Fine pieces in the historic pattern that was first produced in 1909. Fully marked including maker's stamp, no. 30547, and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 7 5/8 in. Total weight: 153 troy ounces. #BV342

$8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
BV341

Set of 12 Winthrop sterling silver dinner plates Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Each: Round well and wide shoulder with acid-etched laurel-wreath border inset with flower heads. Fine pieces in the historic pattern that was first produced in 1909. Fully marked including maker's stamp, no. 17630C, and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/8 x D 11 in. Total weight: 258 troy ounces. #BV341

$17,875.00
Listed Price $27,500.00
BV254

Market-fresh mixed metal and sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Straight sides with curved shoulder and s-scroll handle; short and straight neck with lip spout. Spot-hammered ground with applied ornament: meandering leafing branches and tendrils with pendant mokumé gourds. Large dragonfly with bulgy exophthalmic eyes and a couple discreetly darting butterflies.

Fully marked: “Tiffany & Co / 3859 Makers 8723 / Sterling-Silver / -and- / Other-Metals /... Click for details

$87,750.00
Listed Price $135,000.00
BV306

Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1877. Hemispheric with wavy rim; round and stepped foot. Exterior has applied and acid-etched ornament heightened with gilding and engraving: Leafing branches with pendant gourds and tendrils. Acid-etched stylistically integrated interlaced script monogram. Interior gilt-washed and engraved with same. Spot hammered ground.

The pattern (no. 5026) was first produced in 1877. Director’s letter M (1873-91). Fully... Click for details

$22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
BV145

Set of 12 turn-of-the-century sterling silver wine goblets. Made by AG Schultz & Co. in Baltimore. Oval bowl on upward tapering stem flowing into raised foot. Chased and engraved fruiting grapevine wraps around bowl with oval frame (vacant) between two bunches and overhanging leaves. Foot has tendrils and leaves. Interior gilt washed. Symbolically potent vessels for a special vintage. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 39G. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x D 3 3/8 in.... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BV304

Magnificent Gilded Age sterling silver wine cooler. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

Campana bowl with 3 leaf- and scroll-mounted scroll handles. Dense frieze depicting bosomy water nymphs adorned with grape bunches, and legs in form of fluid foliage. Sirens ensnare weak, helpless males, who beseech or repose in placid subjection. An ode to the power of feminine wiles and wine. Beguilement in chased relief with flowers, foliage, and scrolls. Enigmatic Goethe quote engraved at top: “Wenn... Click for details

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