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Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass decanter with silver overlay. Globular top and bell-form bottom. Short neck and ruffled quatrefoil mouth in silver collar. Dense scrolling overlay and armorial cartouche engraved with single-letter monogram. Twisted flame-form stopper with same. Glass is clear. Silver fully marked including Alvin maker’s stamp and no. D487/2. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 14 x D 4 1/2 in. #BT858

Listed Price $1,950.00

Edwardian mixed-metal on copper vide-poche. Made by Joseph Heinrich in New York, ca 1910. Hand-hammered rectangular well with turned up and concave sides and lobed corners. Arrowheads wrapped in flat silver wire and mounted to ends. A weapon-grade desk accessory. Marked “Copper and Silver / 5” and numbered 6814. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Overall dimensions: H 3/4 x W 6 1/4 x D 2 7/8 in. #BU992

Listed Price $1,850.00

Japonesque sterling silver fishbowl water pitcher. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1883. Drum-form neck with small lip spout and c-scroll handle. Bowl has chased, tooled, and engraved frieze: Fish glide and dive and come up for air. Tails flap, mouths get hooked on overhanging branches, and fins break the surface of the striated and eddying water. Fully marked including no. 1150 and date letter. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 7 1/2 x D 6 in. Weight: 17 troy ounces. #BU424

Listed Price $12,500.00

Snazzy Art Deco desk clock. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1930. Round face with Arabic numerals and ornamented silver collar. Marble base in form of triangle on rectangular foot; two horizontal flutes form pen rests. Marble mottled green. Clock face marked “Tiffany & Co.”. Condition: Appears to keep accurate time, though condition of the movement is not guaranteed.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 6 x D 3 1/2 in. #BU406

Listed Price $2,500.00

Edwardian Regency sterling silver picture frame. Made by JF Fradley & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat surround. Engraved leaves and flowers at corners; sides plain. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 2070A, and word “Sheraton”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 8 1/4 x W 5 3/4 in. Window: H 7 x W 4 1/2 in. #BU377

Listed Price $795.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Waisted center with curved shoulder and conical base. Vertical overlay with scrolling tendrils and sunflower-head girdle. Top and bottom have guilloche borders. Glass is green. Silver fully marked including Alvin maker’s stamp and no. G321117. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x D 3 in. #BT897

Listed Price $1,100.00

Victorian Classical sterling silver loving cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1893. Bellied urn with 3 twisted and scaly dolphin handles and raised and round foot. Interior richly gilt.

Three-sided presentation framed by dense and exuberant flowers and leaves, and Japonesque cattails and lily pads: “J.W. Doane. / Mardi Gras / 1894.” (1); “From his / friends” (2); "Major Genl. Schofield. / P.L. Yoe. / A.H. Burley. / John Tyrrell. / A.F. Seeberger. / Henry Elliott. / Erskine M.... Click for details

Listed Price $12,500.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver desk frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. Rectangular window and flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. For vertical (portrait) or horizontal (landscape) display. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23480. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 10 3/4 x W 8 1/2 in. Window: H 9 1/4 x W 7 in. #BU354

Listed Price $1,250.00

Set of 8 Midcentury Modern gilt sterling silver and enamel appetizer forks. Made by Kristian M. Hestenes in Norway. Each: Tapering handle with shaped terminal and double-sided chevron-patterned guilloche enamel. Shank has 2 tines and double-sided gilding. Each fork a different color. In paperboard case with fitted silk lining, and maker’s label. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Fork: H 3 7/8 in. Case: H 1 1/2 x W 5 1/2 x D 4 5/8 in. Total gross weight (forks only): 2 troy... Click for details

Listed Price $350.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid body flowing into spread foot. Overlay in form of rose branch with buds and blooms on floaty, leafing tendrils. Ribbon cartouche engraved with interlaced 3-letter monogram. Glass is green. Silver faintly marked including La Pierre maker’s stamp. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 10 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. #BT564

Listed Price $2,000.00

Modern Classical sterling silver cigar box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides and block supports. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging with raised leaf-and-dart border and corner squares. Box interior cedar lined. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 25884. Excellent condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 9 5/8 x D 6 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 63.5 troy ounces. #BU265

Listed Price $7,500.00

Set of 12 Rose Scroll sterling silver bread and butter plates. Made by Gorham in Providence. Round well and plain shoulder. Rim has chased scrolls and flower heads between molded borders. Fully marked and numbered 1234. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 6 1/4 in. Total weight: 39.5 troy ounces. #BU933

Listed Price $3,500.00
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