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Pair of English Georgian silver café au lait pots. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield 1936-7. Each: Conical body and stepped and domed hinged cover with stained-wood vasiform finial. Capped stained-wood double-scroll handle. The coffeepot has a faceted and leaf-capped spout with scalloped mount. The hot milk pot has a curved and faceted spout. Fully marked including date letters for 1936 (hot milk jug) and 1937 (coffeepot), and no. Y611/2. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 8... Click for details

Listed Price $4,000.00

Smart and Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with slight overhang. Stylish Midcentury design. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked including, maker’s stamp and postwar pattern no. 23328. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 7 7/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Gross weight: 22 troy ounces. #BU945

Listed Price $2,000.00

Victorian sterling silver shaving mug. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1892. Straight sides and curved bottom with foot ring. Loose and dynamic leafing scrolls chased and engraved on sides. Leaf-capped scroll handle with bead-and-real applied to exterior and gadrooning applied to interior. Bowl interior has pierced and curved partition for holding brush. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. 3960. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 4 3/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 5... Click for details

Listed Price $695.00

Six German 900 silver shot glasses, ca 1920. Each: Straight and tapering sides and oval enamel medallion depicting historic buildings, navigation, and the wonders of nature. A fun set for the lockdown-era armchair traveler. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 1 1/4 in. Total weight: 5 troy ounces. #BR254

Listed Price $375.00

Victorian sterling silver picture frame. Made by Arthur Johnson Smith in Birmingham in 1899. Oval window in jeweled surround with paste diamond border. With beveled glass and hinged easel silver support and loose-mounted ring for hanging. Perfect for the maiden-days portrait of the family matriarch. Fully marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: Frame: H 2 1/4 x W 1 3/4 in. Window: H 1 3/4 x W 1 1/4 in. #BT370

Listed Price $495.00

German Rococo 800 silver bread tray, ca 1910. Oval well with chased cherubs making merry with a garland, picturesque architecture in background. Sides and shoulder have pierced scrolls and ribbon, and chased and applied flowers. Scrolled rim. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 12 x D 8 3/4 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. #BT637

Listed Price $750.00

Pair of Art Deco sterling silver salad serving spoon and fork. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Spoon bowl and fork shank ovalish with double-sided gilding. Tapering handle with beading and round, leafing vegetation, a motif traditionally known as Tomato or Pumpkin Vine that was designed by Olaf Wilford in 1937. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-5). Very good condition.

Height: Spoon: 9 3/4 in. Fork: H 9 3/4 in. Total weight: 8.5... Click for details

Listed Price $1,200.00

Victorian Georgian Thread and Shell sterling silver soup ladle. Made by John and Henry Lias in London in 1839. King-shaped handle has engraved armorial with sword-bearing lion rampant and motto “Courage”. Deep ovoid bowl. A substantial and traditional piece made shortly after young Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Stylistic continuity in the new reign. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Height: H 13 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV250

Listed Price $1,100.00

Set of 6 Midcentury Modern sterling silver nut dishes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Abstract and asymmetrical apple with scrolled stem and leaves. Rests on ball support. Fully marked. Five have pattern no. 22886 (first produced in 1940). Two have director’s letter m (1907-47), 2 have director’s letter M (1947-56), and 1 has director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x W 2 3/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BV244

Listed Price $850.00

Dramatic sterling silver seafood serving bowl. Made by Buccellati in Italy. Two joined scallop-shells bowls on scallop-shell supports. A traditional form enlivened by the figure of an octopus squatting in the center, its curled and tangled legs draped over the bowls. A graphic contrast between the scales and suckers of the octopus and the controlled and stylized ornament on the shells. Very original. Beautiful craftsmanship. Fully marked including “Buccellati” stamp and post-1967 Italian... Click for details

Listed Price $27,500.00

Market-fresh Japonesque mixed metal and sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Gently curved bowl and inset undulating rim with wide lip spout and integral scroll handle with tendril mounts that wraparound mouth rim. Handle has lily pad “cap” with crouching figure of frog. Applied leaves with copper-inlaid veins with one overlapping bold and scrolling interlaced acid-etched monogram on neck. A solitary beetle meanders along near the bottom. Dense allover... Click for details

Listed Price $40,000.00

Set of 4 sterling silver open salts. Made by Webster in North Attleboro, ca 1925. Each: Oval with open bottom. Sides straight with open rectangles studded at corners. Detachable cobalt glass liner. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 2 x D 1 1/2 in. #BV253

Listed Price $550.00
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