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BR790

Edwardian sterling silver bowl. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd in London in 1905. Bellied with flat shoulder and gadrooned rim. Three leaf and scroll-mounted talon supports. Well circular and solid (vacant). Solid leafy ornament in open and leaf-inset diaper ground with scrollwork. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 11 3/4 in. Weight: 41 troy ounces. #BR790

$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BN380

American applied sterling silver perfume vial, ca 1880. Clear glass cylinder with twisted fluting. Sterling silver collar and hinged cover with tendril, flower, and insect on hand-hammered ground; gilt interior. Unmarked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 1/2 in. #BN380

$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BV299

Chrysanthemum sterling silver asparagus tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular; corners curved with applied flower head and profusion of leaves. Sides concave with applied imbricated leaf rim. Squat volute scroll corners supports with flower-burst mounts. With original liner: Engraved scrolls and flowers, and pierced floral diaper in scrolled frames. Applied scrolled rim and end handles. A rare and gorgeous piece in this historic Japonesque pattern that was first produced in 1880. ... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BV267

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

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BU999

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

$486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT370

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

$346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BV250

Victorian Georgian Queen 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 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

$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BV286

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

$17,875.00
Listed Price $27,500.00
BV255

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

$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
BV253

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

$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BV256

Set of 6 turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver demitasse spoons. Made by R. Wallace & Sons. Mfg Co. (later Wallace Silversmiths) in Wallingford, Connecticut. Each: Handle has dense and dynamic ornament including scrolls, tendrils, and beading with fan terminal. Back plain. Oval bowl with double-sided gilding. Fully marked. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Height: 4 1/4 in. Total weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV256

$245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BV266

Eighteen silver gilt dinner plates. Each: Round well and tapering shoulder with stippled leafing branches. Reeded and scrolled rim with daisies between volute terminals. A sumptuous set in a fresh and pretty pattern. A memorable dinner party guaranteed. Portuguese (1938-84) marks including 916 standard stamp, and Lisbon assay stamp and retailer’s stamp “Mergulhão” for Carlos Alberto Joalheiro, who was active beginning in 1960s. Very good condition. Wells show signs of use.

Dimensions:... Click for details

$19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
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