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BU268

Chrysanthemum sterling silver serving dish. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Ovalish well, curved sides with lobing and applied leaf border, and scalloped rim with the famous chrysanthemum flower heads alternating with leaves. A profusion of blossoms bunched at ends and wrapped around bracket handles. Reeded oval foot ring with chased leaves. Well has engraved interlaced script monogram with French motto “Si Dieu Veult” (that is, “God willing”).

A gorgeous early piece in the in the... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BU308

American Art Deco sterling silver box, ca 1930. Boat-form with straight sides and upturned ends. Hinged and inset cover same as is finial to which is mounted cast figure of an elephant, a joyful beast with upturned trunk and gaping mouth. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Marked “Sterling / 500”. Excellent condition.

Overall dimensions: H 4 x W 8 1/2 x D 5 in. Gross weight: 20.5 troy ounces. #BU308

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BU293

Pair of splendid and massive French Rococo 950 silver 9-light candelabra, ca 1880. Each: Baluster shaft on raised base with leaf-capped brackets and 4 scrolled feet. Low-relief shell, leaf, and scroll ornament. Central socket on open and twisting leaf shaft, surrounded by 8 scrolled and leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket. Sockets are leaf-wrapped and wax pans have irregular and striated leafy rim. Gilding soft and toned.

Refined and sumptuous with gorgeous shimmer.

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$107,250.00
Listed Price $165,000.00
BT871

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid with flat round foot and flared mouth. Floral overlay with splayed and serrated petals and bud (engraved with script monogram); interlaced and whiplash tendrils. Glass is red shading to pink at mouth; foot clear. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. #BT871

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BU255

Aesthetic sterling silver tea set. Made by John Wendt for Ball, Black & Co. in New York, ca 1865. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Globular body on four monopodium hoof supports. High bracket handle with threaded and beaded wire mounted to ram’s head. Cover raised (teapot cover hinged) with butterfly finial. Teapot spout faceted and diagonal with applied wreath. Creamer has helmet mouth with v-spout. Stylized ornament including engraved “studded” border, and engraved... Click for details

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BU294

Midcentury Modern sterling silver bread tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Well has curved sides and straight ends. Tapering sides and concave v-form ends. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23595. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 11 1/2 x D 6 3/8 in. Weight: 13 troy ounces. #BU294

$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BU239

Pair of Edwardian Regency sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Durgin (part of Gorham) in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1915. Pillar shaft on raised square base. Campana urn socket and detachable square bobeche. Faceting. Engraved leaf and pendant flower ornament in bead-and-reel and pointille frames. Fully marked including Durgin and Gorham stamps, and no. C4. Very good condition. A few pings to underside.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 4 x D 4 in. Weighted. #BU239

$906.50
Listed Price $1,295.00
BT196

Rare pair of sterling silver petit-four fan plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Ovoid with teardrop scrolls on soft ribbing, and scrolled frames with alternating flowers and pierced diaper. Regal fleur de lys handle and scrolled frame engraved with interlaced script monogram. Scrolls and flowers applied to rim. Four leaf-mounted supports. A low spread form we affectionately call the “platypus”. Fully marked including pattern no. 11144 (first produced in 1892), director’s letter T... Click for details

$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
BU250

Edwardian sterling silver baby bowl on plate. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1911. Bowl has curved and tapering sides. Plate has well and wide shoulder. Both have whiplash-scrolled rim and applied figures—an eclectic frieze that includes dog-petting hobos, stickball playing boys, tool-bearing workmen, and pipe-smoking grannies. Fully marked including no. A4479 (bowl) and A4480 (plate). Plate also has date symbol and retailer’s stamp (JE Caldwell). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H... Click for details

$1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BT618

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid bowl with tall cylindrical neck and flared mouth. Overlay comprises groups of vertical trellis lines entwined with stem flowers. Bowl shoulder has flower-head garland and scrolled oval frame (vacant). Glass is pink-tinged red. Fully marked and numbered R3134/1. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/8 x D 3 3/4 in. #BT618

$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BT995

Set of 10 Midcentury Modern gilt sterling silver and enamel demitasse spoons. Made by Watson Company in Attleboro, Mass. Each: Oval bowl and domed terminal with finial. Double-sided gilding and enamel. Five spoons have cobalt enamel on shaft and 5 have red enamel on shaft. Fully marked. Very good condition with intact enamel.

Height: 4 1/4 in. Total gross weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT995

$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
BU270

Art Nouveau sterling silver traveling inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round bowl with applied scrolling leaf and berry border, and curved shoulder. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging. Bowl interior glass lined with poignant evidence of previous use. Not just a pretty ornament. Fully marked including pattern no. 11596 (first produced in 1893) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x D 2 in. #BU270

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
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