All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #1347908 (stock #BM740)
George III sterling silver snuffbox. Made in London in 1822. Rectangular with curved corners and flat and hinged cover. Allover engine turning. On cover are two chased rectangular floral bands and central oval frame with presentation: To the officers of the / 65th / from Lt Colonel Warren. Cover has applied and scrolled tab. Box sides have two wrap-around chased floral bands. Box and cover interior lightly gilt and partitioned...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1347907 (stock #BM516)
Victorian sterling silver and glass decanter. Made by Elizabeth Hutton in London in 1883. Clear glass upward tapering sides and circular foot. Acid-etched hunting scene with crop-wielding rider spurring on his galloping companions. Neck has silver collar engraved with “Huntsman / property of W. H. Forster / first prize for jumping / Kelso / Aug. 1883”. Cover hinged with pierced-tracery thumb rest...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1347906 (stock #BM514)
Brilliant-cut glass and sterling silver flask. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Clear glass with brilliant-cut ornament on top half. Bottom has detachable cup in hand-hammered sterling silver with applied bug and leaves. Short neck with threaded cover. The cover top is hand-hammered with incised lines and applied leaf. The appliques have gilt wash. Hallmark includes pattern no...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1347905 (stock #BO908)
Dutch 833 silver cow creamer, 1911. A benign beast with alert ears, red glass eyes, stocky body, and flicked back tail handle. Gaping mouth spout and hinged back cover with stylized flower finial. Rolls of neck fat suggested by incised lines. Rests on 4 sturdily planted hoofs. Hallmark includes date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 6 x D 2 1/8 in. Weight: 6.7 in. BO908

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1347901 (stock #BO874)
Glass scotch rye decanter with silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Bell-form bowl with baluster neck. Glass is thick and rusticated, and dark olive green to brown. Silver overlay in form of swaying heads of grain. Plain silver stopper with cork plug. Hallmark includes no. D2227. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x D 5 in. BO874

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1347900 (stock #BO873)
Glass scotch whisky decanter with silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1900. Bell-form bowl with baluster neck. Glass is thick and rusticated, and dark olive green to brown. Silver overlay in form of prickly, blossoming thistle. Plain silver stopper with cork plug. Hallmark includes no. D2223. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x D 5 in. BO873

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1347889 (stock #FC-1015)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
Price on Request
A large rectangular Japanese silver serving tray, its center finely stippled with boldly sculptured silver dragons writhing in and out of frothy waters. The bodies, rising above the surface, dramatically form the handles, each scale carefully delineated, the heads enhanced by textured horns. The “Arthur & Bond Yokohama, Sterling” signature is on the reverse. Tray is in very good condition with hardly discernible soldering and a few minute dents on reverse side, commensurate with age and use...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1347881 (stock #FC-1482)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
Price on Request
A boldly carved soft metal tsuba of square form with rounded corners rendered with a misty nocturnal image on a matte shibuichi ground. On its surface an old gnarled pine tree grows by the banks of a stream, its textured woody surface with gilt lichen. In the background, a large gilt full moon is enveloped by clouds. (Pine trees, ubiquitous in Japanese art, denote longevity and often are paired with cranes. Incised signature of Ohmori Hidesada on a gilt plaque...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1347876 (stock #BM755)
Japanese silver jewelry box, ca 1910. Straight sides with loose-mounted trefoil handle. Sides and top have engraved chrysanthemums, birds, and blossoming prunus branches. Front has 2 hinged doors with ornamental hinge plates and scrolled hasp. Interior has 3 black lacquered graduated drawers with silver pulls and green velvet lining. Door interiors also lacquered black...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1347551 (stock #BM820)
Rare Aesthetic sterling silver pitcher. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1880. Quadrilateral with small corner lip spout. Corner handle is elephant head and trunk with ear mounts. At base chased ornament. Reeded rim. Butler finish. Interior lightly gilt. A wonderful experimental piece that mixes naturalistic and stylized decoration. Gorham made only a few pieces with the elephant head and this is one of them. Hallmark includes date letter and no. 1020. Condition: Minor unevenness to butler f...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1347550 (stock #BM683)
Art Nouveau emerald glass vase with silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence, ca 1900. Cylindrical with spread base and flared mouth. Dense overlay heightened with engraving in form of flowers and scrolls. Scrolled cartouche has engraved script monogram. Hallmark includes no. G3326. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 10 3/8 x D 4 1/2 in. BM683

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1347548 (stock #BM705)
American emerald glass baluster bud vase with silver overlay. Glass is slightly iridescent. Overlay in form of pell-mell blossoms with whiplash and interlacing stems and leaves. Unmarked. Fine condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. BM705

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1347547 (stock #BP153)
Craftsman sterling silver ice bucket. Made by Frank M. Whiting in North Attleboro, ca 1910. Straight and tapering sides, small scroll handle, covered spout, and tapering c-scroll swing handle on split mounts. Visible hand hammering. Shaded block monogram engraved on one side. Hallmark includes no. 9184 and retailer’s name Shreve, Crump & Low Co. Fine condition and patina.

Dimensions: H (with handle): 9 3/4 in. H (without handle): 4 7/8 x W 7 x D 5 3/8 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. BP153

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1347542 (stock #BP173)
American Craftsman sterling silver tray. Oval. Rim tapering with incised lobing. Pretty but substantial. Hallmarked “Sterling / Hand Wrought”.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x W 7 1/4 x D 5 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 9.5 troy ounces. BP173

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1347540 (stock #BM695)
American Art Nouveau clear glass inkwell with silver overlay. Globular with cover overlaid with silver flowers and scrolls. Cover has asymmetrical frame (vacant). Unmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 2 ½ x D 2 3/8 in. BM695

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1347538 (stock #BO897)
Sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1911. Circular with well. Rim has applied band of stylized trefoils. Hallmark includes no. 18127A (first produced in 1911) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 1/8 in. Weight: 28 troy ounces. BO897

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1347486 (stock #7290)
Rare Pair of Philadelphia Coin Silver Adjustable Eyeglasses, c. 1840. By James McAllister. Made for Mary Hayberger with her printed name. Fully marked McAllister, Philada. Measurements, 4 1/2 inches from temple to temple. One inch high. 6 inches when each temple stem is extended.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1347418 (stock #RM08110)
Period Pieces
$399.00
Here is an intriguing cigarette case with niello enamel. It has a flower motif on both sides, and a blank space for a monogram on one side, should you wish to add one. It is marked (and tests as) sterling silver. The piece measures 3-7/8 x 2-15/16”, and weighs in at 4.92 ounces. In excellent condition, though since the elastic is in such good condition, it may be a replacement. We believe this case is pre-1920, but would welcome other opinions. It has a Russian look to it, but they didn’t us...