Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Cigarette Case London 1902, George Lawrence Connell. Rectangular concave form, the front with art nouveay stylised decoration in relief, interior lightly gilded. Hallmarked inside both cover and and back and thumbpiece. Measures: 3.50 x 2.50 x 0.50 inches. Item Weight: 87 grams.
Chinese silver vase, ca 1910. Oval mouth and inset neck on tapering oval body with four flutes; foot raised and faceted. Mouth ovoid and foot round; both with concave corners. Applied blossoming branches and bamboo stalk with perched and flying birds. Chinese characters with stamp for Zee Wo, a Shanghai silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 12 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BW850
Pair of Chinese silver creamer and sugar, ca 1910. Each: Ovoid serpentine body. Center front inset with striated tree trunk and scrolling burls. Applied blossoming prunus branches. Handles twig form. Creamer has u-spout. Gilt-washed interior. Both marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.
Dimensions: Creamer: H 3 1/4 x W 5 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. Sugar: H 2 7/8 x W 5 5/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Total weight: 14 troy ounces. #BW341
Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver figural place card holders. Made by Levi & Salaman in Birmingham 1906. Each: Pair of perched owls with scrolled back clip; raised and round base. Wise birds standing ready to tamp down excessive dinner party levity. In leather-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining with gilt retailer’s stamp (“Leighton / Lancaster”). Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 1 1/2 in. Gross weight: 2.3 troy ounces. #BW863
Turn-of-the-century Victorian Rococo sterling silver hot water kettle on stand. Made by Gorham in Providence. Kettle: Bellied bowl on 4 leaf and shell-mounted volute scroll supports. Cover domed and side-hinged with vasiform finial. Leaf-capped s-scroll spout and swing bracket handle. Stand: Open bracket supports mounted to raised oval with open center inset with heating element...
Twelve Edwardian Classical sterling silver plates. Made by International in Meriden, Conn., ca 1910. Each: Round well, tapering shoulder, and cast twisted leaf and berry rim interspersed with scallop shells. An elegant set for salad or dessert. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 6314. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 8 in. Total weight: 101 troy ounces. #BW807
Edwardian Regency sterling silver bell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Round and spread bowl with alternating armorial shields (vacant) and pendant fruits. Leaf-and dart, gadrooning, and floral garland. Handle twisted with bud finial. Fully marked on clapper, including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 17087 (first produced in 1907), and director’s letter m. Very good condition with attractive period wear and rubbing.
Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BW862
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass flask with engraved silver overlay. Faceted and ovoid with threaded and cork-lined silver ball cover and gilt stopper. Overlay in form of flower-heads. Glass is blue. Marked. Excellent condition.
Lady’s medicinal size: H 4 1/4 x W 2 1/4 x D 7/8 in. #BW853
Chrysanthemum sterling silver punchbowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved sides with twisted fluting in form of elongated and scrolled leaves. Turned-down scalloped rim with orderly leaf-and-flowerhead garland overlapping reeding. Raised base on 4 volute-scroll supports with dense same. Ornament applied. Holds 11 pints of rarified fun. A gorgeous centerpiece in the historic pattern that was first produced in 1880...
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass jug with engraved silver overlay. Globular bowl, short neck, crimped trefoil mouth, and high-looping handle. Overlay in form of dense leafing scrollwork and flowers. Scrolled armorial cartuche engraved with single-letter monogram and years 1866 and 1891. Glass is clear. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 5 x D 4 in. #BW849
Edwardian sterling silver picture frame. Made by Roden Bros Ltd (later part of Birks) in Canada, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat surround Front has vertical engine-turned stripes alternating with plain ones; tubular cartouche (vacant). Sides plain. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: Frame: H 6 3/4 x W 5 5/8 in. Window: H 5 3/4 x W 4 1/4 in. #BW844
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver jewelry box. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged with gently curved top. Acid-etched dense scrolling-flower pattern on sides and cover top. Cover top has elongated horizontal oval frame engraved with stylistically-integrated monogram. Box interior velvet lined. Fully marked including maker’s (John Chatellier) and retailer’s (“Made for Tiffany & Co.”) stamps, and no. 104...
Edwardian sterling silver and enamel cigarette case. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1898. Curved, squarish, and hinged. On cover is enameled golfer taking a swing with contrapposto twist and raised muscular arms. Flat cap and plus fours complete the picture of wholesome turn-of-the-century manhood. In colorless engraved background stands the caddy. Gilt interior. Interlaced script monogram engraved on back. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. B78...
Modern Classical sterling silver vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Ovoid body with short inset neck and raised foot. Engraved and acid-etched stylized ornament: Imbricated leaf border on neck and egg-and-dart border on foot. Elongated leaf-and-dart on body. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 18564B (first produced in 1913), and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x D 4 in. Weight: 18.5 troy ounces. #BW795
Victorian Gothic sterling silver baby cup. Made by Robert Hennell III in London in 1845. Straight sides, capped scroll handle, and raised foot. Quatrefoils (vacant) in curvilinear frames. Beading and studding as well as flowerhead rondels. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp (“J. Mayer / Silversmith / Liverpool”). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BW854
Set of 10 Art Nouveau Craftsman sterling silver bread and butter plates. Made by Lebolt & Co. in Chicago, ca 1910. Each: Round well and tapering shoulder with chased and engraved loose flowers and leaves as well as stylistically integrated 3-letter monogram. Hand-hammered ground. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 953, and phrase “Hand Beaten”. Very good condition with nice shimmer.
Dimensions: H 1/4 x D 6 1/2 in. Total weight: 42.5 troy ounces. #BW780
Pair of gift-quality American Edwardian Classical sterling silver wine bottle coasters, ca 1910. Retailed by Black, Starr & Frost in New York. Each: Tapering sides and spread and stepped base. Scrolling leaf rim interspersed with scrolled rondels. Well inset with stained-wood. Underside felt lined. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 70. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x D 8 in. #BW782
American Gorham Sterling Silver Photograph Frame, circa 1900. Rectangular foliate engraved surround decoration. Original back and glass. Silver in very good condition and good thick gauge to silver. Orginal dark green velvet back and green satin lining inside glass. Measures 8 1/8 inches by 4 5/8 inches. Full Gorham marks Sterling and design number B3372.