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Pair of desirable Chrysanthemum sterling silver covered serving dishes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

Each: Oval well, curved and tapering sides, and scalloped rim with applied leaf-and-flower ornament. Domed cover with scalloped rim and imbricated leaf border applied to top. Flower-wrapped ring finial with leaf-mount and bead-and-reel border. Finial twist lock for converting cover to second serving dish. A sumptuous pair—or quartet—in the historic Japonesque pattern.

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Listed Price $22,500.00

Fabulous Japanese silver teapot, ca 1890. Globular with dragons on roiling waves. Dragon handle with talon mounts. Spout same with projecting talons “puncturing” the surface. Raised cover with dragon head finial. A dramatic vessel with fierce, scaly beasts to slay the conventions of tea party gentility. Marked Konoike, a Yokohama maker whose work is in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x W 10 1/2 x D 5 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 31.5 troy ounces.... Click for details

Listed Price $15,000.00

Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver box with Napoleon theme. Rectangular with cast corner-mounted eagle supports.

On box front is frieze of Napoleon being offered the key to a city; on back he addresses the supplicating vanquished. Both panels bordered by imbricated leaves and Greek key; applied eagles (of which one a keyhole plate) and military trophies. On box ends are the coat of arms. Cover hinged and raised with cast finial in form of Napoleon on horseback, pointing the way. On... Click for details

Listed Price $18,500.00

Pair of Belle Epoque Neoclassical 950 silver 5-light candelabra. Made by Robert Linzeler & Cie in Paris, ca 1910.

Each: Central raised socket four arms each terminating in single socket. Sockets have bellied and gadrooned bottom, guilloche border, and beaded rim. Wax pans in form of turned-down leaves. Arms scrolled and leaf-wrapped with twisted fluting. Urn socket with leaf-and-dart ornament, and imbricated leaf-and-berry and reeded knops; beading. Raised foot with fluted and leaf-capped... Click for details

Listed Price $45,000.00

Belle Epoque Rococo soup tureen on stand. Made by Tetard Frères in Paris, ca 1910. Ovoid bowl with tapering sides and curved bottom with fluted and turned-down leaf handles. Sides have projecting volute scrolls inset with leaves. Leaves stippled and irregular. Sides have curvilinear panels applied with leaf and berry garlands with central branches forming wreaths. Raised oval foot. Cover domed and paneled with fluted top on which is mounted a cast finial in form of two embracing cherubs, their... Click for details

Listed Price $50,000.00

Set of 12 fabulous sterling silver place card holders. Each: Two mounted jockeys gallop neck-and-haunch to the finish line, fence in background. A stylized depiction of racing that spares mondain diners the sweaty physicality of pounding horse flesh. A one-of-a-kind gift from the fabled emporium for haut-monde equestrianism. In original cloth-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining gilt-stamped with retailer’s stamp. Marked “Hermès Paris / 925”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H... Click for details

Listed Price $12,500.00

Modern sterling silver still life centerpiece. Made by Mario Buccellati in Italy. A basket piled with strawberries, pears, apples, grapes, and seed-bursting pomegranates nestled among leaves and curlicue tendrils. Fruits mounted to large leaf. Basket oval and woven with cabled rims and c-scroll end handles. Fully marked including “M. Buccellati”, “Hand Made”, and post-1967 maker’s stamp. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Approximate overall dimensions: H 10 x W 17 x D 14 in.... Click for details

Listed Price $60,000.00

Set of 12 Modern sterling silver dessert sets. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. Each bowl: Tapering sides with flared rim and curved bottom; short and stepped foot. Each plate: Circular well with wide and tapering shoulder. Fluid and spare functionality for showing off the end-of-meal finale. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 18256 (first produced in 1912), and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 2 1/8 x D 5 1/8 in. Plate: H 1/2 x D 6... Click for details

Listed Price $12,950.00

Set of 12 Modern sterling silver dinner plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: Deep well, wide shoulder, and molded rim. Spare and elegant for both contemporary and traditional dining tables. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 17630 (first produced in 1910), and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 11 1/8 in. Heavy total weight: 251.5 troy ounces. #BX186

Listed Price $22,500.00

Pair of German Renaissance 800 silver hunting figures, ca 1890. The man wears doublet over baggy chemise and hose with belt hanging loosely around hips. A long hat feather drapes gracefully along his arm. The horn is raised expectantly while the other hand rests on his sword. The woman wears a bodice-revealing fitted hip-length coat over a pleated skirt. Her braids are coiled in the back and her hat sports a jaunty feather. On a raised arm perches a hawk. Both figures stand on rocky mounds with... Click for details

Listed Price $25,000.00

Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver epergne. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield in 1905. Large round and shallow basket set in round mount with shell-and-scroll apron surmounting fluted and knopped baluster on raised and bellied base. Two scrolling and whiplash arms, each supporting ring inset with smaller same basket. Four scrolling stretchers mounted to central pendant knops and same supports on quatrefoil feet. Pierced loose and fluid leaves and scrollwork. Gadrooned rims. Fully... Click for details

Listed Price $18,500.00

George V sterling silver wine cooler. Made by Reid & Sons in Newcastle on Tyne in 1930.Curved and tapering oval bowl with straight and inset neck. Cast Neptune heads applied to rim and strapwork scrolls applied to shoulder. Seahorse end handles (that is part horse and part twisting, scaly tail). Raised oval foot on four cast dolphin supports. Cast strapwork in beaded frames alternating with rondels. Multi-bottle capacity with lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including London assay stamp... Click for details

Listed Price $22,500.00
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