Combination one- and two-ounce Danish-influence Modernist sterling silver cocktail bar jigger. The openwork ball-and-loop form is a distinct Alphonse La Paglia influence. The well-known designer created designs for Georg Jensen U.S.A. Made by the Baldwin & Miller silver workshop circa 1950. The firm was founded circa 1920. 3" H.
I have always really liked the black bottle doll doorstops. They are something I keep more than I sell. I am offering of few of mine for sale so here is the second one.
This bottle doll with her head tipped to one side and her mouth, down turned and barely visible is wearing a red polka dot dress with a shear cap and apron. I have only had one other doll with a secret and the story goes like this...
Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Made by S. Kirk & Son, ca 1950. Each: urn socket mounted to stepped dome foot. Floral repousse on socket rim and foot. A nice pair in a historic regional style. Hallmarked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. BO666
Sterling silver portable double picture frame. Made by Thomae (a division of Watson) in Attleboro, ca 1920. Rectangular and hinged. Interior has two rectangular windows. A sweet palm-sized diptych. Holds 2 small pictures of the big people in your life. Hallmarked. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: Frame (closed): H 2 1/8 x W 1 3/4 in. Frame (open): H 2 1/8 x W 3 3/8 in. Each window: 1 7/8 x W 1 1/4 in. Weight: 1.3 troy ounces. BO136
Fenton made Black Rose for a little over one year from 1953-54. This 10" Bowl is in mint condition. All of Black Rose is considered rare.
A very elegant Art Deco cranberry-cut-to-clear crystal cocktail shaker. The glass is very clear and quite heavy. The style of cutting suggests Val Saint-Lambert as the most likely maker. The shaker is finished with a silverplate strainer and cap.
Origin: probably Belgium, ca. 1925. Condition: excellent, no chips or cracks, very minor plating loss on cap. Dimensions: 9" tall.
A sweet sterling silver baby ring and teething rattle. The central silver piece shows a clock face where hands can be engraved to indicate the time of birth along with the date, year and the infantâ€™s weight. The back side can be engraved with the babyâ€™s name. The rattle is suspended in a lucite faux mother-of-pearl teething ring. These rattles are very difficult to find with no monograms or other engraving.
Origin: America, ca. 1930...
Pairpoint vase with sterling foot, scalloped rim and handles. The 5 3/4 inch tall vase is copper wheel engraved in a foliate pattern. The foot is marked “Sterling 85" and “Black, Starr & Frost.” The Black, Starr & Frost signature dates the piece to no later than 1929.
Fenton made Black Rose for a little over one year from 1953-54. This 8.5" Jack-in-the-Pulpit vase is in mint condition. All of Black Rose is considered rare.
Fenton made Black Rose for a little over one year from 1953-54. This 6.5" Flared vase is in mint condition. All of Black Rose is considered rare.
Fenton made Black Rose for a little over one year from 1953-54. This 4" squat vase is in mint condition. All of Black Rose is considered rare.
Wonderful travel frame. Lovely hammered silver frame is designed to accommodate two photos. A clasp at each outer edge allows the framework to open to insert a photo and then lock into place. A vacant, stylized cartouche is upon each side. Completely gilded within. Made by the Webster silver workshop in Attleboro, Mass. circa 1930. 2" W., 2 1/2" H.; 1 1/4" W., 1 3/4" H. each photo
Fabulous vintage David Andersen of Norway sterling silver round box with a green gillouche enamel lid and a modernist elephant finial. Fully hallmarked and absolutely perfect. Measures 4" diameter. Circa mid to late 1940's
Sterling silver bowl. Made by Towle in Newbury port, Mass., ca 1915. Fluted and scalloped well with engraved garlands and pierced lattice. Rim has incised castellation. Hallmark includes no. S623. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Weight: 2.8 troy ounces. BO606
Sterling silver ice bucket. Made by Galt & Bro. in Washington DC, ca 1920. Straight and tapering sides with pierced geometric ornament. Bracket handles mounted to rim. Rests on 4 ball supports. Clear glass liner. Hallmark includes no. 2673. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight (silver only): 4.6 troy ounces. BO521
Antique sterling silver “lunchbox” purse. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, ca 1920. Rectangular with curved corners. Double hinged cover with hinged hasp, c-scroll swing handle and wrist chain. Interior has three spring coin compartments and is gilt. A great novelty fashion accessory. Hallmark includes no. 6392. Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H (without handle) 2 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight:5.9 troy ounces. BO655
Midcentury sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight and upward tapering sides, curved bottom, scrolled bracket handle, and small lip spout. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 23362 and director’s letter L (1956-ca 65). Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 27.5 troy ounces. BO685
Sterling silver and crystal ice bucket. Made by Frank Whiting in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1920. Crystal with etched flowers and unusual solid bracket handles. Set in detachable silver case with geometric piercing. Case hallmarked with no. B588. Very good condition.
Dimensions (with liner): H 4 1/4 x D 6 3/8 in. Weight (silver only): 2.8 troy ounces. BO520