Sterling silver vase with brass frog. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass., ca 1915. Round bowl with turned-down rim and stepped foot. Rim has low-relief leaf-and-dart border and floral garland alternating with pierced horizontal lines. Frog has ornamental piercing. Hallmark includes no. 945A. Very good condition.
Dimensions (without frog): H 4 x D 9 3/4 in. Weight (silver only): 14 troy ounces. BO615
Sterling silver sugar sifter in Broom Corn pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. The handle has curvilinear lines inspired by wild grasses. Oval bowl with scalloped rim and ornamental piercing. An early piece in this pattern, which was designed by John T. Curran, and in production from 1890 to the early 20th century. Hallmark includes director’s letter M (1873-91). Nice patina and definition.
Length: 5 3/4 in. Weight: 1.4 troy ounces. BH696
Japonesque applied sterling silver creamer and sugar. Made by Shiebler in New York, ca 1890. Both: wrap-around leaf with engraved veins and wavy ruffled rim that evokes the wispy fragility and irregularities of a real leaf. Applied bugs and twisted and scrolled twig handles. Interior lightly gilt. Script monogram. Hallmark includes no. 452. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: Creamer: H 3 3/8 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 1/2 in. Sugar: H 3 W 5 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight: 8.9 troy ounces...
Georgian sterling silver snuffbox. Made by Lawrence & Co. in Birmingham in 1822. Rectangular with inset reeded sides and hinged cover. Large oval agate plaques inset on cover and bottom bordered by engraved flower petals. Interior richly gilt. Hallmark includes George III duty mark and date letter “y” (that is, 1822). Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 2 1/8 in. Total weight: 5.5 troy ounces. BM733
An elegant first standard (950/1000 pure silver) French silver tastevin in typical 18th century Burgundian style. Rather than with the typical "perles" and fluted "godrons", the bowl of this tastevin is decorated with repousse grape leaves and berries in the 18th century style. This treatment is sometimes seen in tastevins made by Parrod, but the particular decoration is different than any other we've seen...
Here is a sweet spoon by Unger Brothers, signed with their maker’s mark and hallmark, and “COPYRIGHT 1904”. The pattern is called Jonquil. Jonquil is the flower for those born in March, representing happiness and friendship. It measures 4-1/2”, and the bowl of the spoon is just short of 2” across. It has a nice patina, a monogrammed M or W and is in overall very good condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully...
Rare Gorham morning glory sterling silver pie server with a pierced and chased fine gold washed blade. In excellent condition, it measures 10 5/8"
Sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Globular with applied repousse band of scrolls and flowers on stippled ground. Interior cap with ball finial set in short neck. Cover has same ornamental band and flared and molded rim. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes pattern no. 7158 and director’s letter T (1873-1891). Very good condition and patina. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. BO661
Sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Globular with applied repousse band of scrolls and flowers on stippled ground. Interior cap with ball finial set in short neck. Cover has same ornamental band and flared and molded rim. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes pattern no. 7158 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition and patina. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight:6.5 troy ounces. BO683
Sterling silver bowl. Made by R. Wallace & Sons in Wallingford, Conn., ca 1890. Fluted and oval well and scrolled repousse rim with fluid foliage on sinuous stems. Hallmark includes no. 1097 and retailer’s name Mermod & Jaccard. Very good patina and definition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 7 x D 5 5/8 in. Weight: 2.9 troy ounces. BO611
Sterling silver tea caddy. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Ovoid with incised and twisted lobes alternating with applied and twisted leaves. Short neck and domed cover with applied repousse band of leaves and flowers. Hallmark includes pattern no. 12247 and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 7.7 troy ounces. BO662
American clear glass pitcher with silver overlay flowers, ca 1900. Globular body with short tapering neck and scroll handle. Beautiful flowers engraved on body. Silver overlay scrolls and flowers on neck and handle. Butterfly cartouche (vacant). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 7 1/4 x W 8 x D 5 ½ in. BH591
Group of antique sterling silver flatware pieces in Renaissance pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co...
Cut-glass and 826 silver inkwell. Made by Christian F. Heise in Denmark in 1910. Rectangular clear glass base with cut pen rest on each side. Short neck with silver collar and hinged cover. Cover has faceted hand hammering reminiscent of a 1970s disco ball. Cover interior gilt. Hallmark includes Three Tower assay mark with year. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. R&M
Fine, heavy quality sterling silver box. Arts & Crafts-era box with its completely hammered surface, has an oval lozenge upon the slightly domed top. Interior is gilded. Hallmarks: A. & J. Zimmerman, Birmingham 1903. 1 7/8" W., 1 1/2" H. 4 3/8" L.
Lovely, romanticized Art Nouveau wine bottle stand from the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwarrenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1907. Flowing florals rise above a series of six fish as they swim through wave-like Art Nouveau tendrils. Workshop marks beneath. 3" H., 4" W.
Sterling silver sugar basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, 1892-1902. Ovoid with asymmetrical rim, short stem, and stepped oval foot. Sides have alternating lobes and double lines. Reeded swing handle with leaf mounts. Hallmark includes pattern no. 2054 and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.
Dimensions H (without handle) 4 3/8 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. BO640
Art Deco sterling silver bowl. Made by Roger Williams in Providence, ca 1910. Solid oval well with wavy quatrefoil rim. Sides and rim have geometric piercing. Rim beaded. Rests on 4 ball supports. Hallmark includes no. 7107 and retailer’s name Chas. Hall. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 7/8 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. BO493