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Turn-of-the-century Victorian Rococo sterling silver hot water kettle on stand. Made by Gorham in Providence. Kettle: Bellied bowl on 4 leaf and shell-mounted volute scroll supports. Cover domed and side-hinged with vasiform finial. Leaf-capped s-scroll spout and swing bracket handle. Stand: Open bracket supports mounted to raised oval with open center inset with heating element. Dense chased, cast, and engraved ornament including ribbon-tied garlands, leafing scrolls, masks, gadroons, and... Click for details

Listed Price $5,500.00

Twelve Edwardian Classical sterling silver plates. Made by International in Meriden, Conn., ca 1910. Each: Round well, tapering shoulder, and cast twisted leaf and berry rim interspersed with scallop shells. An elegant set for salad or dessert. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 6314. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 8 in. Total weight: 101 troy ounces. #BW807

Listed Price $7,000.00

Ten sterling silver mint juleps. Made by Manchester in Providence. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and base. A great set to celebrate the return to real life face time. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 3759. Very good condition with nice finish.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 38 troy ounces. #BW390

Listed Price $6,000.00

Pair of George III cast sterling silver candlesticks. Made by William Cafe in London in 1761. Each: Twisted and knopped baluster shaft on stepped and shaped square base. Spool socket with detachable bobeche. Applied scallop shells, palmettes, and scrolling leaves. Dynamic Georgian Classicism. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: 10 1/2 x W 4 3/4 x D 4 3/4 in. Total weight: 42 troy ounces. #BW337

Listed Price $9,000.00

Large Art Nouveau Classical sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat surround. On front acid-etched ornament: At corners Palmettes and flowers entwined in scrolling fretwork, and tubular frames (vacant). Sides have tooled rectilinear frames. With glass, silk lining, wood back, and open hinged easel silver support. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 16546Z, and director’s letter m. Excellent condition with strong... Click for details

Listed Price $5,000.00

Pair of Victorian Neoclassical sterling silver 3-light candelabra. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1898. Tapering and fluted shaft on raised square foot. Central socket on knopped base to which are mounted two leaf-capped and -wrapped scrolled arms, each terminating in single socket munted to wax pan. Sockets urn form on raised foot. Beading, ribboned swags, garlands, paterae, ram’s heads, and leaf-and-dart ornament. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 18 1/4 x W 15 x D 5... Click for details

Listed Price $7,500.00

Russian 875 silver novelty cigar box. Rectangular with flat, hinged, and tabbed cover. Trompe l’oeil lightly gilt wood panels with realistic grain and tax stamps. Gilt interior. Based on the packaging of the very real Julian Alvarez in Havana, whose brand was La Flor de Henry Clay. Alvarez was a prize-winning exhibitor at world’s fairs, and his famous smoke was immortalized by Kipling in the line “There’s calm in a Henry Clay”. Marks include Kokoshnik (1896-1908). Excellent condition.... Click for details

Listed Price $8,500.00

English Georgian silver coffee & tea set, 1919. This set comprises 4 pieces: Coffeepot, teapot, hot milk jug, and creamer. Faceted and globular bodies. Capped and s-scroll stained-wood handles. Covers hinged and domed with stained-wood and silver finials. Coffeepot and teapot have capped s-scroll spout. Hot milk pot and creamer have u-spout.

All have Britannia (that is, 958) standard mark, London assay stamp, and date letter. Teapot and creamer have worn maker’s stamps. Hot milk pot has... Click for details

Listed Price $5,500.00

English gilt sterling silver & agate fruit set. This set comprises 24 pieces: 12 knives and 12 forks. Each: Tapering and chamfered rectilinear handle in mottled and translucent agate. Colors vary. Gilt sterling silver blades with 2 armorials (knives) and 4-tined shanks with 1 armorial (forks); stippled and scrolled mount. In stained-wood case with fitted velvet.

Fully marked with London assay stamp. Eight knives have William Theobalds maker’s stamp and 1833 date letter. Four knives have... Click for details

Listed Price $9,500.00

Russian 875 silver novelty cigar box, 1884. Rectangular; cover flat and hinged. Trompe l’oeil wood panels with realistic grain and tax stamps. Gilt interior.

Based on the packaging of H. Upmann, one of the largest makers of Cuban cigars. The firm was established in Havana in 1844. At the turn of the century, it employed 1200 people, and the average annual output was 25 million cigars in more than 200 sizes. They were awarded gold medals at international exhibitions and were exported all over... Click for details

Listed Price $6,500.00

Cosmos sterling silver coffee set on tray. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Gently curved and half-fluted bodies. Coffeepot and creamer have reeded stained-wood high-looping handles with silver bead and tendril split-mount. Coffeepot and sugar have raised cover with lobed bead finial mounted to chased patera. Visible hand hammering. A Danish Modern Classical pattern first produced in 1915. Illustrated in: Drucker, 1997, p. 218 and 221. Fully... Click for details

Listed Price $8,500.00

Pair of Modern Classical 950 silver 4-light candelabra. Made by Tetard Frères in France, ca 1920, for Cartier. Each: Fluted shaft with stepped and reeded knops; foot stepped with ogee-scroll rim. Three reeded s-scroll arms, each terminating in single socket, mounted to base of central raised socket. Sockets fluted with ogee rim. A stylish adaptation of traditional form. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps, and Mercury head. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 15 1/4 x W... Click for details

Listed Price $8,500.00
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