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BB384

Pair of Martele silver compotes. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1909. Each: Gilt-washed well with gently turned-down and wavy rim. Domed foot with castellated rim. Scattered leaves and flowers chased on hand-hammered ground.

On foot underside engraved interlaced script monogram, the phrase “W.C. Codman / 1909”, and date ‘December 25, / 1913”. William Christmas Codman was an English designer who worked for Gorham beginning in 1891. He oversaw the company’s Martele production from its... Click for details

$10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
BT055

American Classical coin silver baby cup ca 1850. Drum-form with molded rim and base, and s-scroll handle. Engraved scrolled frames with leafy-scrolls and scallop shells, of which 2 filled with engine-turned ornament, and 1 inset with scrolled trefoil (inset). Flower shoots between frames. Unidentified mark with arm-and-hammer, letter F, and anchor. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 4 1/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BT055

$420.00
Listed Price $600.00
BT069

Fancy turn-of-the-century sterling silver Classical centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round and solid well. Sides have chased flowers and scrolled frames inset with pierced diaper. Wavy rim applied with scallop shells and acanthus leaves. Reeded foot ring with 4 leaf-mounted scroll supports. Fully marked including pattern no. 11798 (first produced in 1893) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 14 in. Weight: 34 troy ounces.... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BR606

Large Edwardian Classical sterling silver box. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. in London in 1910. Spread trapezoid with concave corners. Cover hinged, flat, and tabbed. Raised imbricated leaf-and-berry borders. Box interior velvet lined. Cover interior gilt washed. Underside leather-lined. A dresser-top showpiece for important jewelry or keepsakes. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 12 x D 8 1/2 in. Gross weight: 58 troy ounces. #BR606

$3,465.00
Listed Price $4,950.00
BR580

Forty-eight piece sterling silver plates and bowls in Winthrop. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. This set comprises 12 dinner plates, 12 dessert plates, 12 bread and butter plates, and 12 bowls.

A rare large multi-course set in the historic pattern comprising laurel-wreath border inset with flower head that was first produced in 1909.

Full marked including director’s letter m and pattern nos. 17630C (dinner plates), 30547 (dessert plates and bowls), and 17655C (bread and butter... Click for details

$29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
BT065

Art Nouveau sterling silver pen tray. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1890. Tubular well engraved with interlaced script monogram. Dense tooled border with Grotesque masks and the bobbing heads of Lorelai maidens, their tentacular arms plashing in the waves. Fully marked and numbered N214. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 11 1/8 x D 5 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BT065

$770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BT066

Art Nouveau sterling silver and glass inkwell. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1890. Clear rectilinear block body with diaper ornament cut to underside. Well has four curved sides and curved bottom. Short neck in sterling silver collar as is hinged and girdled cover. Concave shoulder with corner mounts comprising Classical goddess heads with crown and flowing tresses. Haunting and rarified desk companions. Fully marked and numbered 886. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 3 3/8... Click for details

$1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BT072

Arts & Crafts sterling silver box. Made by Lebolt & Co. in Chicago, ca 1910. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and flat with molded rim. Allover hand-hammering in soft and shimmering honeycomb pattern. Box interior cedar lined. Box underside open with lining visible. Marked “Lebolt / Handmade” and “Sterling / 805”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 7 3/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 13.5 troy ounces. #BT072

$770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BT068

Art Nouveau sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Deep with curved bottom and stepped foot. Wide turned-down shoulder with applied flowers and wavy wire tendril rim. Fully marked including pattern no. 15484A (first produced in 1902) and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 12 3/4 in. Weight: 32.8 troy ounces. #BT068

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BT075

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver tray. Deep and oval well. Wide shoulder with applied floral garlands. Scalloped rim with applied c-scrolls. Tactile with nice heft. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp for JB Hudson & Son and no. 4279E. No maker’s stamp—possibly by Redlich. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 16 1/4 x D 11 1/8 in. Weight: 29.5 troy ounces. #BT075

$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BS917

South American silver candlestick, 18th-19th cent. Knopped and baluster shaft on stepped and domed foot. Urn socket and disc wax pan with deep well. Good condition with period patina, and age-related bumps and pings. Rocks slightly.

Dimensions: H 9 1/8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BS917

$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BT059

Turn-of-the-century American sterling silver baby cup. Straight sides and short inset foot. Rim molded with pendant fleurs de lys. Restrained ornament and lots of room for engraving with the fancy bits confined to the high-looping, double-scroll, leaf-capped handle. Fully marked including no. 48 and Boston retailer’s stamp A. Stowell. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 7/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BT059

$490.00
Listed Price $700.00
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