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BT173

Large turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau green glass perfume bottle with engraved silver overlay. Globular with short neck and everted rim in collar. Ball stopper. Overlay in dense and dynamic flower head pattern with interlaced and overlapping petals and pointille florets. Marked “Sterling Silver Deposit 67”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x D 5 in. #BT173

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BT023

Edwardian sterling silver highchair tray. Made by William B. Kerr in Newwark, ca 1910. Lunette form with tabs. Vacant center bordered by acid-etched nursery rhyme scenes depicting crook-holding Little Bo Beep, pre-fall Humpty Dumpty, and Mother Hubbard with mangy feline. Corner frames with children reading. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (JE Caldwell) stamps and no. 1558. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 15 x D 9 1/2 in. Weight: 23 troy ounces. #BT023

$1,960.00
Listed Price $2,800.00
BR686

Turn-of-the-century Love’s Dream sterling silver having mug. Made by Unger Bros in Newark. Traditional form with flared rim and c-scroll handle. On front Love in the figure of a smooth-cheeked winged cherub embraces Venus amidst fluffy clouds. Interior has pierced partition for holding brush. Fully marked and numbered 762. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BR686

$595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BT154

Large turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau green glass perfume with engraved silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence. Globular with everted rim. Ball stopper with short plug. Loose and interlaced silver scrollwork with flower heads in open and symmetrical pattern. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. D946. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/4 x D 4 3/4 in. #BT154

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BT014

Midcentury Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Plain with flared rim and c-scroll handle. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including director’s letter M (1947-56) and pattern no. 23245 (first produced in 1947). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 3 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BT014

$280.00
Listed Price $400.00
BR583

Chinese export silver picture frame. Rectangular window in same surround with arched top comprising pierced and dense blossoming prunus branches with scrolled branches at base and 3 rondels inset with Chinese characters at top. With glass, silk lining, and hinged bamboo-style support. Marks include maker’s stamp for Wang Hing, who was active in Hong Kong in the late 19th and early 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 7 7/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 4 5/8 x W 3 in. #BR583 ... Click for details

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BT177

Early red glass silver overlay perfume. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1886. Globular with short neck and flat everted rim. Ball stopper. Dense and engraved overlay with scrolls and flowers. A concentrated design with small reveals of the glass. Scrolled cartouche engraved with scrolled monogram. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, patent year 1886, and no. S684. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. #BT177

$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BR649

Beautiful Russian 875 silver basket with enamel, 1894. Curved sides flowing into short and inset foot. Tapering c-scroll swing handle. Sides stippled with scrolls and flowers between guilloche borders. Bold colors with “jeweled” highlights. Turn-of-the-century fluidity and old-fashioned form. Underside has engraved script monogram. Fully marked including Cyrillic maker’s stamp, assayer’s stamp dated 1894 and Moscow stamp. Excellent condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H (with... Click for details

$3,360.00
Listed Price $4,800.00
BT077

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver bowl. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Meriden, Connecticut. Oval well surrounded by wide and irregular shoulder with scrolled and whiplash eddying water—a whirlpool made more dangerous by the beckoning Lorelei. Well has engraved script monogram D. Fully marked and numbered C2884. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 9 3/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BT077

$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT148

American Art Deco ABC sterling silver porringer. Straight sides and open-tree handle. Two rows of wraparound letter blocks with a medley of children’s heads from the old-fashioned miss to the bobbed Buster Brown kid to sober, neck-tied junior. Curtained “window” frame (vacant). Fully marked including no. W6T4 and stamp for McChesney, a Newark maker active from 1921-6. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 3/8 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BT148

$490.00
Listed Price $700.00
BT110

English sterling silver tankard, 1955. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in England. Drum-form with gently upward tapering sides, molded base, and s-scroll handle with ornamental thumb rest. Cover flat, raised, and overhanging with tooled bands and scalloped rim. An olden-days vessel for companionable toping. Fully marked including maker’s (Richard Comyns) and retailer’s stamps, London assay stamp, and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x W 7 5/8 x D 5 in. Weight: 25 troy... Click for details

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BT145

Art Nouveau sterling silver and clear glass inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bellied and lobed clear glass base with short inset foot and carved and engraved stylized flowers. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with stylized flowers and scrolls in ogee frame, and bead-and-reel rim. Collar and cover interior gild washed. Fully marked 14515 (first produced in 1900) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 6 in.... Click for details

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
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