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Sensitive and endearing 800 silver animal figure. Made by Buccellati in Italy. A chimp with raised arm, big funny ears, and expressive face sits on amethyst crystal base with joined feet. A playful primate with tensile hands and feet, and shaggy wire fur. Marked “Buccellati Italy 800”. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H (with base) 13 x W 8 1/2 x D 8 in. #BU120

Listed Price $35,000.00

Turn-of-the-century sterling silver tea ball. Made by Fradley in New York. Floral repousse sides; cover hinged and same; bottom plain; allover piercing. Loose-mounted to chain with ring handle to ensure it doesn’t sink to the bottom of the pot. Pretty and practical. Fully marked and numbered 137. Very good.

Ball diameter: 1 3/4 in. #BS989

Listed Price $375.00

Large and bountiful turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Mauser in New York. Oval with flared ovoid mouth and c-scroll open swing handle. Open weave sides with vine-form rim fruiting grape bunches applied to sides. Handle same. Hallmarked. Number 692. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 14 1/2 x W 16 x D 11 1/4 in. Weight: 47.5 troy ounces. #BQ699

Listed Price $3,500.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver double picture frame. Two rectangular windows, each in plain and flat surround, hinged together. With glass, silk lining, and wood laminate back. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 107/2. The maker was Hickok-Matthews, who are better remembered by their original name Lebkuecher. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Each frame: H 10 3/8 x W 8 1/4 in. Each window: H 9 x W 7 in. #BT975

Listed Price $1,295.00

Stylish and heavy sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York, ca 1890. Curved sides with c-scroll side handles. Raised foot with 4 leaf supports. Body and foot encircled with fruiting grapevines. Handles have applied leaves with grape bunch mounts. Dense ornament with room at top and bottom for engraving. Fully marked including no. 270, and maker's and retailer's (Rand & Crane) stamps, and volume (7 pints). Nice condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 8 3/8 x W 12 1/4 x D... Click for details

Listed Price $3,500.00

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass trivet with engraved silver overlay. Central open ring surrounded by lush and fluid leaves and flowers in scrolling rinceaux pattern. Rectilinear cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Sides plain. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 10 in. #BU121

Listed Price $750.00

English sterling silver tray, 1914. Square with molded rim. Sides gently curved and corners double scrolled. Fully marked including worn maker’s stamp and Sheffield assay stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 6 1/8 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT937

Listed Price $495.00

English sterling silver tray, 1912. Square with molded rim. Sides gently curved and corners double scrolled. Fully marked including worn maker’s stamp and Sheffield assay stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 6 1/8 x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT936

Listed Price $495.00

Modern 950 silver box inset with ancient Roman coins. Made by Bulgari in Italy in 1972. Straight sides, each with large gilt diaper inset with a follis (a type of bronze coin) from the reign of Emperor Maxentius, one of the last pagan emperors, who ruled from 306-312 AD. Striking 1970s design evocative of decline and decadence. Fully marked including post-1967 Italian marks, year, and phrase “Impero Romano / Massenzio / 306 – 312 / Follis”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 4 3/4... Click for details

Listed Price $9,500.00

American Colonial Revival sterling silver bowl. Made by Watrous in Wallingford, Conn. Traditional form with curved sides and stepped foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 3E, and phrase “Paul Revere / Reproduction”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 7 5/8 in. Weight: 11.5 troy ounces. #BT633

Listed Price $750.00

George III sterling silver sugar basket. Made by Robert Hennell in London in 1785. Ovoid boat bowl with c-scroll swing handle and raised oval foot. Engraved ornamental borders and swags with 2 pendant wreaths of which one with interlaced script initials and the other with armorial. Rims reeded. Fashionable Georgian Neoclassicism by a noted maker. Fully marked. Very good condition. Engraving nicely “sunk” and rubbed.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 4 1/4 x W 5 3/4 x D 3 5/8 in. H (with... Click for details

Listed Price $1,200.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau inkwell. Made by Gorham in Providence. Rectilinear clear-glass block with round well. Diaper cut-to underside. Short neck in sterling silver collar. Cover also sterling silver; top chased with fluid flower heads on stippled ground. Fully marked and numbered D720. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. #BT788

Listed Price $400.00
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