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BT373

Russian 875 silver novelty cigar box, ca 1910. Rectangular; cover flat and hinged with scrolled tab. Trompe l’oeil wood panels with realistic grain and tax stamps. Box interior gilt-washed. On cover interior is engraved Russian script presentation dated 1912.

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... Click for details

$5,565.00
Listed Price $7,950.00
BT561

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Flared mouth, cylindrical neck, gently globular bowl, and inset foot. Fluid and open leafy scroll overlay, and asymmetrical cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Glass is dark green. Pontil mark. Fully marked and numbered A117/12. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 3/8 x D 4 3/4 in. #BT561

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BR539

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau enameled and gilt sterling silver bonbon scoop. Handle comprises open and tapering cable frame applied with forget-me-not flower heads; terminal open circle inset with ribbon-tied bouquet. A complex and tactile design heightened with blue enamel. Shaped and shallow mother-of-pearl bowl. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.

Length: 8 1/4 in. Gross weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BR539

$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BQ258

Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Column shaft with knop at base; foot square and stepped; bobeche square and detachable. Spare Classicism with engraved strapwork armorial cartouche (vacant). Fully marked including pattern no. 15893B, order no. 2607, and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Weighted. #BQ258

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
M7

Victorian sterling silver kettle on stand. Made by James & Nathaniel Creswick in Sheffield in 1855. Kettle: Ovoid with s-scroll and reeded foot; cover hinged and domed with scroll and leaf mounts and cast bud finial; leaf-capped and scrolled stationary handle on leaf mounts. Tripod stand: Pierced ring with open and scrolled apron and double-scroll supports on leaf feet; double-scroll stretchers supporting open ring holding burner. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 15 1/2... Click for details

$2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BT405

Modern sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1923. Round with well and molded rim. Fully marked including pattern no. 20185 (first produced in 1923), director’s letter m, and diameter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 10 in. Weight: 15.5 troy ounces. #BT405

$875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BR751

Victorian sterling silver fruit set. Made by Henry Wilkinson & Co. in Sheffield in 1854. This set comprises 12 knives and 12 forks. Strapwork handle and scrolled terminal engraved with monogram. Blades and shanks engraved with same. Ramped up historicism in the Jacobean style. In stained-wood case with fitted velvet lining. Fully marked. Very good condition with rich period patina.

Dimensions: Knife: L 8 3/8 in. Fork: L 6 3/4 in. Case: H 3 x W 13 3/4 x D 10 3/4 in. Total weight (without... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BT470

American Art Nouveau inkwell with engraved silver overlay, ca 1886. Bellied and faceted; short neck in silver collar and hinged and faceted silver cover. Overlay in form of dense and connected leafing and flowering branches. Glass is light purple (amethyst). Marked “Sterling Silver” and patent date “Jan. 5 86”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 3 1/4 in. #BT470

$486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT582

Set of 12 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Alvin in Providence. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and foot. Fully marked and numbered S251. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 46 troy ounces. #BT582

$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
BF451

Pair of George III sterling silver open salts. Made by Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard in London in 1809. Each: Rectilinear bowl with curved corners and flat rim; ends decorated with scallop shells and leaves; ribbed sides bisected with scallop shell; on inset trapezoidal support mounted to ribbed rectangular base supported by corner scroll-mounted paws. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 4 7/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Total weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BF451

$770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BT591

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco. Oval window in flat surround; rim molded and interspersed with inset trefoils and whiplash scrolls. With glass, silk lining, and hinged wire support. For portrait (vertical) display. Marked “Shreve & Co Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 6 7/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 5 x W 3 1/2 in. #BT591

$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BT497

Classic sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1911. Curved and tapering body, raised and stepped foot, scrolled bracket handle, and helmet mouth. Reeding. Fully marked including pattern no. 18181 (first produced in 1911), director’s letter m, and volume (4 pts). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 8 1/2 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 33 troy ounces. #BT497

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
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