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BV256

Set of 6 turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver demitasse spoons. Made by R. Wallace & Sons. Mfg Co. (later Wallace Silversmiths) in Wallingford, Connecticut. Each: Handle has dense and dynamic ornament including scrolls, tendrils, and beading with fan terminal. Back plain. Oval bowl with double-sided gilding. Fully marked. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Height: 4 1/4 in. Total weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV256

$245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BV266

Eighteen silver gilt dinner plates. Each: Round well and tapering shoulder with stippled leafing branches. Reeded and scrolled rim with daisies between volute terminals. A sumptuous set in a fresh and pretty pattern. A memorable dinner party guaranteed. Portuguese (1938-84) marks including 916 standard stamp, and Lisbon assay stamp and retailer’s stamp “Mergulhão” for Carlos Alberto Joalheiro, who was active beginning in 1960s. Very good condition. Wells show signs of use.

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$19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
BR291

American Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat surround engraved with scrolling leaves and flowers, and scallop shells at corners; sides plain. With glass, silk lining, back, and hinged easel support. Marked “Sterling 1052”. Very good with strong definition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 9 1/4 x W 7 1/4 in. Window: H 8 1/8 x W 6 1/8 in. #BR291

$486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT460

Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Made by George A. Henckel & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular window in shaped surround with scrolled top and bottom and concave sides flowing into bracket supports. Front has pierced and engraved scrolling leaves and flowers on blue velvet ground. Sides solid. With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 267. Very good condition.

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$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BV263

German 800 silver tea strainer, ca 1910. Deep and pierced bowl and wide shoulder with chased and repousse scenes of dancing, toping, and music making in scrolled frames. Handle in form of fiddler seated on barrel. A sweet and sentimental ode to country life. Marks include maker’s stamp for Friedrich Reusswig, who was active in Hanau from 1903 to 1926. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 6 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV263

$276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BU939

Large and heavy sterling silver serving tray. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910. Plain oval well. Wide shoulder has applied garland strung with flowers, pomegranates, and Classical masks. Rim has raised imbricated leaf border with leaf-mounted volute scrolls at ends along with oval frames (vacant). Fully marked including maker’s stamp and pattern code MNG. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 20 3/4 x D 14 1/4 in. Weight: 65 troy ounces. #BU939

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BU949

Super stylish Art Deco sterling silver vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1925. Tall conical body with spool neck and flared mouth. Foot raised and stepped. Fully marked including maker's stamp, pattern no. 20496 (first produced in 1925), and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 33 troy ounces. #BU949

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BV261

Midcentury Modern sterling silver pastry server. Made by Alphonse La Paglia (d. 1953) for Georg Jensen USA. Flat and joined handle and open oval terminal inset with scrolled leaf and flower. Handle base has hatched lines. Curve shaped blade. A desirable piece by the gone-too-soon Jensen improviser. Illustrated in: Schiffer and Drucker. Jensen Silver: The American Designs, 2008, p. 77. Continued in production by International (cf. p. 146). Marked “Georg Jensen. Inc. / U.S.A. L.P. / Sterling... Click for details

$175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BV260

Midcentury Modern sterling silver sauce ladle. Made by Alphonse La Paglia (d. 1953) for Georg Jensen USA. Tapering convex handle and open volute scroll terminal inset with seed-spilling pod and leaf. Handle base has scrolled tendril and wraparound imbricated leaves on stepped mount. A desirable piece by the gone-too-soon Jensen improviser. Illustrated in: Schiffer and Drucker. Jensen Silver: The American Designs, 2008, p. 78. Continued in production by International (cf. p. 99). Marked “Georg... Click for details

$227.50
Listed Price $325.00
BU978

Chrysanthemum sterling silver serving bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval well with tapering sides, and scalloped rim with applied leaf-and-flower head border. A controlled arrangement in the historic Japonesque pattern. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 6918, and director’s letter C (1902-7). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 12 x D 9 1/4 in. Weight: 22 troy ounces. #BU978

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BV176

Midcentury Modern sterling silver compote. Made by Alfredo Sciarrotta in Newport. Round curved bowl on open support comprising 3 s-scroll supports mounted to ball on raised round foot. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Cartier) stamps, phrase “Hand Made”, and no. 187. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x D 9 in. Weight: 27 troy ounces. #BV176

$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BP573

Pair of Modern Georgian sterling silver open salt and pepper shaker, ca 1930. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Salt: Oval bowl in rectilinear body with concave sides and chamfered corners. Pepper: Faceted baluster with stepped foot, pierced top, and vasiform finial. Both pieces have retailer’s stamp and nos. 363 (salt) and 414 (pepper). Pepper has stamp for Currier & Roby, a New York maker active in the first 4 decades of the 20th century. Excellent condition.

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$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
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