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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
BR647

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau red glass bud vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid bowl with tall cylindrical neck and flared mouth. Vertical trellis groups entwined with stems and leaves, and flower heads at rim and bowl shoulder. Round cartouche (vacant). Fully marked and numbered 3433. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 3 in. #BR647

$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BR579

German 800 silver wine trolly nef, ca 1920. A 3-mast galleon with billowing sales and complicated rigging. Gun ports open and cannons ready to fire. Lots of deck action, too with fighting swordsman and fallen sailors. Holds a special cargo because wood-style hull is a wine trolly. Figurehead spigot with threaded plug, and dolphin side mounts with rotating wheels for cruising across the table. Gives new meaning to the expression “getting sloshed”. Memorable dinner party... Click for details

$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BT111

Victorian glass and sterling silver decanter. Made by Grinsell & Sons in London in 1899. Clear glass moon body with flat oval foot. Cut ornament: A star surrounded by diaper on front and back, and star on foot underside. Sterling silver collar with projecting spout, and hinged and domed cover with vase finial; bracket handle. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 x W 5 1/2 x D 2 1/4 in. #BT111

$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BS792

Pair of Rococo sterling silver candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Baluster shaft on shaped and raised four-sided base with corner leaves flowing into paw supports. Central socket on spool mount on ball to which are mounted three reeded arms, each terminating in single socket. Shaft and arms entwined with floral garland. Cast figures of chubby cherubs perched on shaft shoulder. On base more cherubs with streaming garlands in repousse. Frothy and frivolous. Fully marked including... Click for details

$9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BR603

Classical coin silver serving tongs. Made by William Gale & Son in New York. U-form with traditional English double-scroll terminal on each side and scalloped shanks. One side has shaped blade with open rectangles; the other side has 3 tines. Monogram engraved on handle. A fine piece by a historic maker, that underwent many changes in partnerships and names. It was active in this incarnation in the 1850s. Marked. Very good condition. Taut and springy.

Length: 9 1/2 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces.... Click for details

$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT125

Modern Classical sterling silver compotes. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: Deep well and turned-down molded ogee rim interspersed with stylized scallop shells. Short support flowing into raised foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 14291C and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x D 7 1/4 in. Total weight: 18 troy ounces. #BT125

$1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
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