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BT888

Turn-of-the-century European 18K gold picture frame. Round window bordered by blue enamel and cabochon turquoise beads. At top blue-enamel ribbon crown and at bottom stylized lozenge. Hinged ring support with scrolling leaf mount. Marked. Fine condition. Unglazed.

Dimensions: Frame (overall): H 2 7/8 x W 2 1/4 in. Window: Diameter: 1 1/2 in. Gross weight: 30.6 dwt or 47.6 g. #BT888

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BU170

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau vase with engraved silver overlay. Tall and tapering neck with four curved sides, bellied bowl, and square and gently curved base. Floral overlay in ribbed frames. Glass clear shading to cranberry red. Marked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/8 x D 3 3/8 in. #BU170

$840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BT940

Pair of German Biedermeier Classical silver candlesticks, ca 1820. Each: Upward tapering shaft on columnar base on raised foot. Classical ornamental borders with gadrooning, leaf-and-dart, and leaf. On base is applied frieze depicting golden youth engaged in symbolic act with horn of plenty and large krater. Marked “13” (that is 13/16 loths or 812 silver). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 12 3/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weighted. #BT940

$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BU165

Set of 8 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Frank M. Whiting in North Attleboro, Mass. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and foot. Nice and traditional. This maker active until ca 1960. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 50, and phrase “Old Kentucky / Cup / Mint Julep”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 31 troy ounces. #BU165

$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BT943

Swiss Biedermeier silver chafing dish, 19 C. Round with gently curved sides and molded rim. Handle faceted stained wood. Beading. Cover gently raised with naïve-style flower head finial. Marked. Very good condition. Handle has minor chip.

Overall dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 14 x D 8 in. Gross weight: 40 troy ounces. #BT943

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BT763

American Federal-style sterling silver water pitcher. Made by George Gebelein in Boston, ca 1930. Curved body with round mouth, sharp v-spout, and looping handle. Fully marked including no. 899, volume (36 oz), and phrase “Paul Revere / Reproduction / Circa 1800”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 17 troy ounces. #BT763

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BU169

Big-game era flask. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1891. Clear-glass body. Top encased in leather and bottom has detachable sterling silver cup. Neck sterling silver as is hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover for convenient one-handed opening while holding tight to the rifle. A great alpha gift for someone on the hunt. Fully marked including date symbol. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 3 3/4 x D 1 3/8 in. #BU169

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BU146

Midcentury sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular. Sides straight and inset with low-relief Gothic tracery on stippled ground. Cover flat and engraved with flute-playing maiden in voluminous gown. Box interior cedar lined. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 25868. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 6 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Very heavy weight: 24 troy ounces. #BU146

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BU131

Borgia sterling silver flatware set. Made by Mario Buccellati in Italy. This set comprises 126 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 10 place forks (7 1/2), 10 salad forks (7), 10 fish forks (6 7/8), and 10 pastry forks (6 7/8); Spoons: 10 tablespoons (8 1/8), 10 teaspoons (6 1/8), 10 round-bowl soup spoon (6 5/8), and 10 five o’clock spoons (5); Knives: 10 dinner knives (9 5/8), 10 place knives (8 1/8), 10 fish knives (8 3/8), 10 butter spreaders (6); Serving pieces: Soup ladle (12), gravy... Click for details

$35,750.00
Listed Price $55,000.00
BU145

Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Rectangular with curved and inset sides. Cover hinged and curved. Rests on 4 hemispheric corner supports. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Marked “Sterling / Hand / Wrought / 50”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 5 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 9 troy ounces. #BU145

$805.00
Listed Price $1,150.00
BU151

Victorian Modern sterling silver and glass figural jar. Made by Elizabeth Hutton in London in 1893. Owl-form with curved clear-glass body on four block feet. Sterling silver collar and hinged head with engraved armorial on top. Yellow and black glass eyes set in concave circles, and curved beak. A wise bird with penetrating gaze. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. #BU151

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BU132

American Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat surround with engraved scrolling leaves and flowers at corners. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) display. Marked “Sterling 310”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 10 1/2 x W 8 1/2 in. Window: H 9 x W 7 in. #BU132

$875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
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