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Fin-de-siecle Classical sterling silver loving cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Urn-form with bellied bottom. Three leaf-capped and mounted scroll handles. In relief are men and women, nude with legs merging into leafing scrolls, their embraces abetted by cherubic cup bearers. Subdued eroticism on stippled ground with fruiting grapevines. Reeded foot with stylized egg-and-dart rim and three leaf-and-scroll mounted paw supports. Gilt-washed interior.

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Listed Price $17,500.00

Large turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass water pitcher with engraved silver overlay. Faceted glass body with asymmetrical and castellated helmet mouth. Silver overlay in form of trellis arcade inset with loose and fluid irises. Scroll handle in silver collar as is foot ring. Glass is clear. Handle marked “Sterling” with La Pierre maker’s stamp. Very good condition. Straw mark on bottom.

Dimensions: H 10 x W 9 3/4 x D 5 1/2 in. #BX112

Listed Price $3,000.00

Edwardian Modern sterling silver vase. Made by Whiting Manufacturing Co. in New York in 1907. Cylindrical with flared mouth and stepped and domed foot. Stained-wood underside. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. 2891. Very good condition with a few base rim pings.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 12.5 troy ounces. #BX084

Listed Price $650.00

Exotic sterling silver match safe. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1886. Rectilinear with hinged cover. Concave underside with strike. On front and back is chased head of a Japanese oni, a folkloric figure. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. 390. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 1 3/8 x D 1/2 in. #BX111

Listed Price $1,450.00

French Belle Epoque 950 silver tureen, ca 1910. Tapering oval curvilinear bowl on same raised foot with gadrooned rims. Leaf-mounted double c-scroll end handles. Raised cover. Restrained turn-of-the-century Classicism enlivened with a cast still life finial: A couple bird carcasses draped on top of a sweet bunny, with forelegs raised as if to hop away, and hindlegs limp and splayed now that hopping is no longer an option. An unsentimental depiction of the dinner’s ingredients with a bit of... Click for details

Listed Price $9,500.00

Large Modern sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with stepped rim and deep well. Party size with nice heft and balance for circulating the hors d’oeuvres. Marked “Tiffany & Co. Makers Sterling Silver 21254 925”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7/8 x D 15 in. Weight: 43.5 troy ounces. #BX036

Listed Price $4,000.00

Large Georgian-style sterling silver tray. Made by International in Meriden, Conn. Round with curved and tapering sides, and flat ogee piecrust rim. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. W36. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 14 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 32.5 troy ounces. #BW628

Listed Price $3,000.00

Edwardian Classical sterling silver bowl. Made by Williams, Ltd in Birmingham in 1910. Solid and faceted oval well. Sides tapering and faceted with open leafing scrollwork. Rim molded and asymmetrical with leaf-inset volute scrolls. Short and splayed oval foot. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp (“Dingwall / Winnipeg”). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 7 5/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BW940

Listed Price $450.00

George VI sterling silver tea tray. Made by Barker Brothers, Ltd in Birmingham in 1939. Rectangular with curvilinear corners, bracket handles, and molded rim. Modern Georgian with nice heft. Fully marked including phrase “Made in England”. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 x W 27 3/4 x D 16 in. Heavy weight: 122 troy ounces. #BW953

Listed Price $8,000.00

Winthrop sterling silver vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1917. Spool neck, curved and tapering sides, and raised foot. Acid-etched Edwardian Regency ornament: Laurel-wreaths inset with flower heads at top and stylized and imbricated vertical leaf band at bottom. Dentil and reeding. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 19230A (first produced in 1917), and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. #BW928

Listed Price $2,750.00

Pair of Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Hawksworth, Eyre & Co., Ltd in Sheffield in 1905. Each: Urn socket on knopped support mounted to tapering and fluted pillar on stepped and square foot. Low relief swags, flower heads, acanthus leaves, and beading. Fully marked. Very good condition with pings on foot, especially rim as well as on foot underside.

Dimensions: H 11 1/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. #BW935

Listed Price $2,350.00

Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver swan. A big bird glides along with paddling webbed feet. Graceful scrolled neck terminating in flat bill. Imbricated plumage with erect fluffy wings and spread tail. Hollow body holds treats or bottle. Marks include Hanau maker’s stamp Gebrüder Dingeldein. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 13 x L 16 x W 7 1/2 in. Weight: 53 troy ounces. #BV885

Listed Price $12,500.00
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