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BT905

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver mirror. Made by Lebkuecher in Newark. Two bracket supports joined by concave and crisscrossing stretchers. Hinged swing oval frame inset with beveled glass. Dense and fluid engraved scrolls, leaves, and flowers on lined ground. Each support has shaped cartouche (vacant). Glass frame engraved with interlaced script monogram. A timeless addition to a lady’s vanity table. Fully marked and numbered 2473/15. Excellent condition with strong definition.... Click for details

$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BU401

Nuremburg sterling silver ladle. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1880. Round bowl with turned-down scalloped rim and gilt interior. Bowl verso has shell mount and interlaced script monogram. Branch-style handle and double-sided figural terminal with a hawk perching on the wrist of a sidesaddle huntress, in company of a hound. A sentimental harkening back to 15th-century Germany. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Theodore B. Starr) stamps. Excellent condition with nice... Click for details

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BU263

George II sterling silver salver. Made by George Wickes in London in 1747. Molded and scrolled piecrust rim interspersed with scallop shells. Well center has engraved armorial with raised spear. Three capped volute supports. Fully marked. Good condition with engraving nicely “sunk”.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 12 3/8 in. Weight: 24 troy ounces. #BU263

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BU262

George II sterling silver salver. Made by George Wickes in London in 1747. Molded and scrolled piecrust rim interspersed with scallop shells. Well center has engraved armorial with raised spear. Three capped volute supports. Fully marked. Good condition with engraving nicely “sunk”.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 12 3/8 in. Weight: 26 troy ounces. #BU262

$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BU326

Turn-of-the-century sterling silver tea tray. Made by Gorham in Providence. Plain and shaped oval well. Scrolled rim and chased garlands, blossoms, and wave-like scrolled cartouches on shoulder. Open c-scroll end handles. Rests on four supports. Exuberant late Victorian design. A beautiful end-of-an-era piece that can find plenty of uses for contemporary entertaining. Date (“December, 1899”) engraved on underside. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (E. Jaccard Jewelry Co.)... Click for details

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BU246

American Edwardian Regency sterling silver candlesticks, ca 1910. Retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle in Philadelphia. Each: Faceted with tapering socket on same shaft on raised foot. Bobeche round with readed rim. On shaft are engraved leaves and scrolls, and two pendant flower frames with script monograms. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 440. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 in. Weighted. #BU246

$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BU310

George V sterling silver salver. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd in London in 1922. Cartouche with 4 curved sides and curvilinear concave corners. Rim molded. Four capped volute supports. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 12 x D 12 in. Weight: 31.5 troy ounces. #BU310

$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BU136

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass trivet with engraved silver overlay. Round with star cut to underside bordered by silver overlay trellis and leaves. Glass is clear. Good condition with some surface scratching.

Dimensions: H 3/8 x D 5 7/8 in. #BU136

$227.50
Listed Price $325.00
BU163

Edwardian sterling silver trophy cup. Oval bowl with capped and scrolled side handles; spool support and raised and stepped foot. On front is applied is a wreath with mounted horse covered in laurels. Below is a round strap frame with “Hawthorne” at top and “Chicago Business Men’s Racing Association” at bottom.

The Hawthorne Race Course, which hosted its first race in 1891, has a long and checkered history, especially in the early years when horse racing was banned in Chicago. It... Click for details

$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BT661

American sterling silver pepper grinder, ca 1920. Concave with rotating bun cover and threaded disc finial. Marked “Sterling”. Hardware marked “Made in France”. Good condition with a few minor base dents.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 1 7/8 in. #BT661

$175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BU370

Ye Olden Days sterling silver box with enameled bawdy tavern scene. Made by William B. Durgin Co. in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1890. Rectangular with straight sides. Applied wreaths (vacant) and flaming torches and cornucopia mounted to regal crown. Rims reeded. Cover hinged. On cover top a groping toper wraps his arm around a merry wench. Shimmering iridescence shows off man’s carelessly discarded cloak and woman's loosely laced bodice. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (JC... Click for details

$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BM593

Charming coin silver bud vase. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1860. Cone on tapering shafted being planted in mossy ground by cast boy in tunic and boots. He holds tight with both hands. Nearby is the spade. A sweet piece by the historic silver giant. Maker’s stamp and no. 750. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x D 3 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BM593

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
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