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BR749

Pair of Japonesque sterling silver open salts. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with open rectangular bracket handles and straight foot. Engraved overlapping seals decorated with modish motifs, including fan, bug, vase, and bamboo. Foot decorated with acid-etched spirals and lunette-form flower heads, and pierced leaves. Union Square mark (1870-5) with pre-1875 pattern no. 3007 and order no. 901. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Total... Click for details

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BR682

George V sterling silver desk box. Made by Arthur & John Zimmerman in Birmingham in 1915. Rectangular with straight sides and curved corners. Cover hinged and gently curved with scrolled tab. Box interior cedar lined. Cover interior gilt washed. Underside leather lined. Very good condition with nice patina.

Overall dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 7 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 24 troy ounces. #BR682

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BR747

Russian 875 silver and niello tea caddy, ca 1894. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. Tapering and faceted body on short facted foot. Cover in form of flying pagoda roof with upturned rim heightened with beads and large bead finial. Dense allover niello ornament: Scrollwork on body; on cover Greek key and diaper. Interior gilt as is cork-lined plug with hinged pull. Oriental exoticism via czarist Russia.

Russian marks including assayer (Aleksandr Alekseevich Smirnov) dated 1894, city (Moscow), and alloy... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BR753

Art Deco sterling silver tea tray. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Connecticut, ca 1925. Rectangular with chamfered corners, concave rim, and cutout rectangular handles. Marked and numbered 536. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 22 1/2 x D 14 3/4 in. Weight: 71 troy ounces. #BR753

$3,325.00
Listed Price $4,750.00
BT495

Pair of George VI sterling silver sugar casters. Made by Jones & Son in London in 1937. Baluster body on stepped foot. Cover domed with reeded rim and ornamental piercing. Large and heavy with faceting from finial to foot. Engraved armorial. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Total weight: 40 troy ounces. #BT495

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BR465

Pretty American sterling silver bell, ca 1930. Traditional bowl and flat oval open handle inset with engraved leaves and flower. Marked “Sterling” and the stamp for Watrous that was first used in 1921. Watrous was a Connecticut maker that became part of International in 1898. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 1 7/8 in. Weight: 1.3 troy ounces. #BR465

$175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BT407

American Art Deco sterling silver and glass bar pitcher, ca 1920. Upward tapering body with looping scroll handle. Star cut to underside; on body cut crosses sprouting acid-etched beaded stalks. Sterling silver collar with tooled scroll and flower border and small lip spout. Marked “Sterling” with Adelphi maker’s stamp. Very good condition apart from a few minor rim pings.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W 6 1/2 x D 5 in. #BT407

$486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT521

Georgian sterling silver chocolate pot. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1903. Baluster body on 3 scroll-mounted hoof supports. Turned and stained-wood handle. Cover hinged and raised with thumb-rest and hinged spout cap. Spout v-form and fluted. A substantial vessel with old English elegance. Fully marked including no. 170 and year. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/4 x W 11 x D 4 1/4 in. Heavy gross weight: 27 troy ounces. #BT521

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BR390

Modern sterling silver picture frame. Made by International in Meriden, Conn, ca 1920. Rectangular window in plain flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked and numbered 31. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 6 3/8 x W 4 5/8 in. Window: H 5 3/8 x W 3 5/8 in. #BR390

$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BT157

George V sterling silver footed tray. Made by William Comyns in London in 1912. Four scrolled sides with well and molded rim. Corners double scroll as are corner supports. A fancy piece with nice heft. English marks and Cartier retailer’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 14 3/8 x D 14 1/8 in. Heavy weight: 47 troy ounces. #BT157

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BR717

Large Belle Epoque Classical 950 silver frame. Made by Cardeilhac in Paris, ca 1890. Rectangular with chamfered corners. Raised leaf-and-scroll rim and engraved well: Strapwork on stippled ground surrounding central armorial with radials. End handles are leaf-mounted strapwork with cast head of long-tressed siren. Superb fin-de-siecle design. Fully marked with Minerva head and maker’s stamps. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 32 5/8 x D 19 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 171 troy ounces.... Click for details

$13,000.00
Listed Price $20,000.00
BR596

Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Gorham in Providence. Each: Straight and tapering sides, molded and reeded rim, and reeded foot. Marked “Newport / Sterling 1673”. Newport was a Gorham brand. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 23 troy ounces. #BR596

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
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