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Midcentury Modern sterling silver double picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Hinged diptych. Each window rectangular in flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and wood laminate back. Fully marked including maker’s (Hickok Matthews) and retailer’s stamps, phrase “Hand Made”, and no. 422. Hickock Matthews is better known by the original name Lebkuecher. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Each frame: H 5 1/4 x W 3 7/8 in. Each window: H 4 3/8 x W 3 in. #BT747

Listed Price $1,295.00

Edwardian sterling silver jewelry box. Made by Alvin in Providence, ca 1910. Heart-shaped. Sides have pierced quatrefoils and lines, and base dentil rim. Cover hinged and curved with beaded rim. Underside open. Velvet liner. Fully marked and numbered 793. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 5 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. Gross weight: 5 troy ounces. #BS843

Listed Price $950.00

Historically poignant sterling silver and enameled cigarette case, ca 1910. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is Napoleon in 1814 after Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (1815-1891), who portrays his subject before the fall. The dash and glamor of the young Bonaparte have been replaced by a stout middle-aged man with a nascent potbelly. A compassionate study in waning power and solitude. The original, which was undertaken in 1862 for one of the emperor’s nephews, is in the collection of the... Click for details


Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1914. Round solid bowl with tapering c-scroll swing handle and stepped foot. Rim molded with shallow scalloping. Sides interior have acid-etched pattern with scroll-inset diaper and lunettes in linear frames. Well plain. Fully marked including pattern no. 18794D (first produced in 1914) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 2 7/8 x D 10 1/2 in. H (with handle) 9 in.... Click for details

Listed Price $1,950.00

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Tall and tapering neck with inset mouth, and bellied bowl. Overlay in form of dense, entwined, and whiplash tendrils with scattered flower heads. Glass is dark green. Pontil mark. Marked and numbered 131. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 12 1/4 x D 5 1/4 in. #BU111

Listed Price $3,000.00

Sensitive and endearing 800 silver animal figure. Made by Buccellati in Italy. A chimp with raised arm, big funny ears, and expressive face sits on amethyst crystal base with joined feet. A playful primate with tensile hands and feet, and shaggy wire fur. Marked “Buccellati Italy 800”. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H (with base) 13 x W 8 1/2 x D 8 in. #BU120

Listed Price $30,000.00

Large and bountiful turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Mauser in New York. Oval with flared ovoid mouth and c-scroll open swing handle. Open weave sides with vine-form rim fruiting grape bunches applied to sides. Handle same. Hallmarked. Number 692. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 14 1/2 x W 16 x D 11 1/4 in. Weight: 47.5 troy ounces. #BQ699

Listed Price $3,500.00

Modern 950 silver box inset with ancient Roman coins. Made by Bulgari in Italy in 1972. Straight sides, each with large gilt diaper inset with a follis (a type of bronze coin) from the reign of Emperor Maxentius, one of the last pagan emperors, who ruled from 306-312 AD. Striking 1970s design evocative of decline and decadence. Fully marked including post-1967 Italian marks, year, and phrase “Impero Romano / Massenzio / 306 – 312 / Follis”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 4 3/4... Click for details

Listed Price $9,500.00

American Colonial Revival sterling silver bowl. Made by Watrous in Wallingford, Conn. Traditional form with curved sides and stepped foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 3E, and phrase “Paul Revere / Reproduction”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 7 5/8 in. Weight: 11.5 troy ounces. #BT633

Listed Price $750.00

Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca 1910. Solid and round shaped well engraved with interlaced script monogram. Flared sides with pierced diaper ornament. Molded wavy rim with cornucopias. Pierced swing handle with same and oval frame (vacant). Rests on 4 ornamental supports with garland mounts. Hallmark includes no. 10/5665. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 4 7/8 x D 14 in. H (with handle) 11 3/4 in. Weight: 46 troy ounces.... Click for details

Listed Price $3,500.00

Edwardian sterling silver salver. Made by S. Kirk & Son Co. in Baltimore. Round with boldly beaded rim. Well engraved with central laurel wreath (vacant) and ornamented ground framed by pendant laurel wreaths. Georgian form and Regency Revival ornament. Four claw-and-ball feet. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (1903-7). Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 17 in. Heavy weight: 78 troy ounces. #BT966

Listed Price $6,000.00

Pair of gilt 950 silver 2-light candelabra with carved jade shaft. Made by Cartier in France, ca 1930. Each: Carp shaft in carved jade mounted to stepped and beaded oval base. Set in gaping fish mouth are two leaf-wrapped arms each terminating in single bellied urn socket with leaf-and-dart ornament, detachable bobeche, and beaded wax pan. Stylish Modern Classicism with Japanese influence. Fully marked with French 950 hallmark and maker's stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W... Click for details

Listed Price $45,000.00
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