All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1447600 (stock #BV254)
Market-fresh mixed metal and sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Straight sides with curved shoulder and s-scroll handle; short and straight neck with lip spout. Spot-hammered ground with applied ornament: meandering leafing branches and tendrils with pendant mokumé gourds...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1440604 (stock #BU293)
Pair of splendid and massive French Rococo 950 silver 9-light candelabra, ca 1880. Each: Baluster shaft on raised base with leaf-capped brackets and 4 scrolled feet. Low-relief shell, leaf, and scroll ornament. Central socket on open and twisting leaf shaft, surrounded by 8 scrolled and leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket. Sockets are leaf-wrapped and wax pans have irregular and striated leafy rim...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1451732 (stock #BV725)
English sterling silver wine cooler. Made by James Barclay Hennell in London in 1879. Round and curved bowl with beaded rim and lion’s head mounts with loose-mounted rings at sides. Leafing scrollwork on beaded ground, and two scrolled and bead-and-reel frames with trefoil mounts. In one the horses amble contentedly in the enclosed paddock. In the other they have broken out and run wild without order or direction. Elegant and nimble thoroughbreds illustrating a very Victorian moral...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1407610 (stock #BS749)
Exquisite Tiffany Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece with applied fish, ca 1881.

Exterior decorated with scaly and gaping fish swimming among drifting, swaying plants. Ornament is applied and chased on honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Fine details including seaweed clinging to rim and scrolled seashells on foot...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1441803 (stock #BU336)
Rare Japonesque mixed metal tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Square with curved sides and straight edges. Two birds soar and glide. One is viewed from below and the other from above (that is, from bird’s eye). An original and jokey design incorporating the exotic flattened Japanese perspective. Feathers are gold, and beaks, eyes, and wispy, dangly talons are copper. Crescent frame engraved with calligraphy-style presentation dated 1879. Ground hand hammered...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1395405 (stock #BS176)
Rare mixed metal pitcher with lots of bugs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and c-scroll handle. Modish insects—dragon fly, grasshopper, and butterfly—creep and dart among fluid and interlaced grass stalks applied to hand-hammered sterling silver ground heightened with floral engraving and copper inlay. A superb integration of Japonesque and Craftsman. Interlaced script monogram engraved to underside...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1445941 (stock #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...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1434303 (stock #BS172)
Set of 4 French Belle Epoque crystal and silver vase candelabra, ca 1890. Each: Lobed baluster crystal vase with wraparound silver leafing, each terminating in single leaf-wrapped socket with petal wax pan. More leafing applied to rim. Open strapwork foot applied with pell-mell leaves. Substantial and rarefied. Crystal by Baccarat. Silver fully marked including André Aucoc maker’s stamp. Excellent.

Dimensions: H 16 x W 10 7/8 x D 9 1/4 in. #BS172  

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1436681 (stock #BM963)
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1885. Globular body, straight neck, and c-scroll handle. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Applied flowers, leafing tendrils, and butterflies. A restrained design with graceful plant and insect motifs. Fully marked including pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/8 x W 8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BM963

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1398314 (stock #BQ932)
Turn-of-the-century sterling silver dessert set with world’s fair exhibition history. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises 12 plates and 2 compotes. Each plate: Hexagonal well bordered by bead-and-reel surrounded by applied and open rim in relief comprising fruit baskets joined by rinceaux scrolls and garland. Each compote: Same with raised and gadrooned foot on three leaf-mounted volute scrolls.

Fully marked. Both compotes have pattern no. 14175 of which one with director...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1447583 (stock #BV306)
Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1877. Hemispheric with wavy rim; round and stepped foot. Exterior has applied and acid-etched ornament heightened with gilding and engraving: Leafing branches with pendant gourds and tendrils. Acid-etched stylistically integrated interlaced script monogram. Interior gilt-washed and engraved with same. Spot hammered ground.

The pattern (no. 5026) was first produced in 1877. Director’s letter M (1873-91). Fully...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1418610 (stock #BR648)
Chrysanthemum sterling silver dinner set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890.

This set comprises 145 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 24 dinner forks (7 1/2), 12 salad/terrapin forks (6 3/8), 12 seafood forks (6), and 12 ice cream forks (5 5/8); Spoons: 10 teaspoons (5 5/8), 12 round gumbo spoons (7 3/4), 12 bouillon spoons (5 1/2), 10 grapefruit spoons (5 3/4), and 6 tablespoons (8 1/4); Knives: 12 dinner knives (10 1/8), 12 lunch knives (8 7/8), and 11 butter spreaders (5 3/4).

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1443379 (stock #BU982)
Chrysanthemum sterling silver meat platter. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped oval well with tree of life to collect the rivulets of precious pan juices. Irregular rim with the famous chrysanthemum flower heads alternating with leaves in dense and tactile arrangement. Four volute scroll supports with same. A rare piece in the celebrated pattern, a New World interpretation of a Japanese motif, that was first produced in 1880. Fully marked including pattern no. 5730 and director’s lette...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Gold : Pre 1900 item #1302425 (stock #1132)
A spectacular pair of 22K gold and enamel elephant-head bangle bracelets decorated with deep red, blue, and green enamel and rose-cut diamonds. Made in Jaipur, India, ca. 1880. Provenance: formerly in the collection of the Maharani of Jaipur. Excellent condition. Total weight: 102 g. #1132
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1432840 (stock #BT623)
Chrysanthemum sterling silver 5-light centerpiece candelabrum. Sizable baluster shaft on raised squarish foot with corner volute supports. Four scrolled arms, each terminating in single socket, joined by applied leaves and surrounding central raised socket. Flowers and leaves wrapped around shaft and arms and applied to foot. Massive and sculptural. A hard-to-find solo stick in the fashionable Japonesque pattern that was first produced in 1880. Fully marked including pattern no. 13244 (first pro...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1449003 (stock #BV491)
Set of 4 George III sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Ebenezer Coker in London in 1762. Each: Faceted and knopped shaft on domed and twisted-fluted foot mounted to circle set in square foot. Spool socket with detachable square bobeche. Gadrooning as well as leaves and scrolls. Gorgeous midcentury Georgian from the Age of Candlelight. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 11 x W 5 x 5 in. Total weight: 94 troy ounces. #BV491

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1454327 (stock #BV764)
Set of 4 English sterling silver candlesticks, 1768. Each: Spool socket with detachable and twisted-fluted bobeche; tapering shaft with knops and flanges on twisted fluted foot mounted to square and stepped base. Gadrooning. Real deal midcentury Georgian. Fully marked including maker’s initials WC (possibly William Cafe) and London assay stamp. Excellent condition with very good patina.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 80 troy ounces. #BV764

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1448380 (stock #BV456)
Pair of Belle Epoque cut-glass and gilt 950 silver decanters. Made by Odiot in France, ca 1880. Gently upward tapering body with alternating double flutes and paterae set in silver-gilt bands with chased fruiting grapevine. Scrolled handle and hinged and domed cover applied with same, including nubby finial. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and Minerva head. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 11 3/4 x W 7 1/4 x D 4 1/2 in. #BV456