All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455142 (stock #BR816)
Large Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged with gently curved top. Engine-turned horizontal lines in plain frames on sides and cover. Cover top has plain central rectangle (vacant). Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 18496G (first produced in 1913), and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 9 1/2 x D 5 3/4 in...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455139 (stock #BV846)
Pair of Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver candlesticks. Each: Tapering socket with detachable bobeche on ovoid shaft with reeded base knop on raised foot. Engraved ornament in form of soft and loose leaves and scrolls. Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Roger Williams, who were active in Providence from ca 1901 to 1913. Also, retailer’s stamp for Cowell & Hubbard in Cleveland. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 7/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 20 troy ounces. #BV846

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455132 (stock #BV795)
English Edwardian Classical sterling silver sugar caster, 1905. Ovoid bowl on raised foot; short inset neck with gadrooned rim. Volutes scroll-mounted to shoulder. Cover domed and pierced with ornamental finial. Dynamic ornament with twisted flutes, leaves, and beads. Tooled wavy bands. Fully marked including Williams, Ltd retailer’s stamp and Birmingham assay stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x W 3 5/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BV795

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1455131 (stock #BV759)
Italian grand tour cast silver sculpture, ca 1910. Hercules kneels on the body of a lion It’s the Nemean lion, a ferocious beast that could not be killed by mortals, but Hercules is the son of Zeus. A popular theme since antiquity that’s depicted here with Baroque drama: A lunging, brawny, hirsute Hercules pries open the jaws of the writhing lion. Group mounted to rectangular base with 4 monopodium corner supports. Marked...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1455130 (stock #BV760)
Italian grand tour cast silver sculpture, ca 1910. Roman gladiators clash with swords drawn. The apparent victor, helmeted and armored, stands with sandaled foot on his victim’s thigh. The fallen man’s retaliatory thrust is blocked by a shield-bearing arm. A dramatic fight to the death that is perfectly posed to show off impressive male musculature. The group is mounted to a rectangular base supported by corner paw supports. Marked...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1455129 (stock #BV447)
Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver sleigh. A frothy Rococo vehicle with chased scrollwork on leafing-scroll runners harnessed to reindeer. Gilt-washed interior gives special glow to foil-wrapped treats. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/4 x L 9 1/2 x W 2 3/8 in. Weight: 10.7 troy ounces. #BV447

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455127 (stock #BV859)
Japonesque mixed metal tray on copper. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882. Lobed rectangular with curved sides. Applied ornament comprising fish swimming in tooled rippling water. A crab crawls onto one bank. On other stand two birds. Above aquatic scene are tooled clouds. Leafing branch with pinecones in upper left corner. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date letter, and no. B75. Good condition with some finish discoloration and irregularity.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 11 7/8 x D 9in...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455126 (stock #SW4)
Large Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Connecticut, ca 1910. Wide and shaped mouth and cylindrical body flowing into round foot. Hinged c-scroll handle. Pierced and engraved ornament, including flowers, leaves, and garlands. Reeding. Armorial frames on front and back engraved with interlaced script monogram. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455125 (stock #BF672)
Set of 10 turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver nut dishes. Made by Unger Brothers in Newark. Each: Shaped and plain well with alternating petals and lobes, and wavy rim. Dense repousse flower heads. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 6 troy ounces. #BF672

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455112 (stock #BR840)
Art Nouveau Craftsman glazed jug decanter with engraved silver overlay. Made by Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati in 1896. Wide ovoid body with short neck and ring handle in silver collar. Shaped stopper with cork plug. Corn cob with peeled-back husk on shaded brown ground. Overlay scrollwork and grape-bunches spilling out of overturned barrel. A rarified vessel for passing round grandpa's home-stilled bourbon.

The painter was Josephine Ella Zettel (1874–1954), a Cincinnati native who worked at...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455111 (stock #BV816)
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by William Comyns in London in 1906. Plain and solid square base with applied leafing scroll borders. Sides curved and mouth oval. Open diaper and leafing scrollwork with applied and engraved flower heads and birds. C-scroll swing handle same. Exuberant and substantial. Detachable silver-plated liner with loose-mounted rings. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 17 x W 13 x D 10 in. Heavy weight (without liner): 52 tr...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455110 (stock #BR828)
Set of 4 Sumptuous Victorian Classical gilt sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Howard & Co. in New York, ca 1894. Each: Bellied socket with detachable bobeche on spool support on tapering shaft on raised foot. Faceted. Interlaced script monogram engraved on foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 4523, and patent year 1894. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 x W 5 1/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 56 troy ounces. #BR828

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1455095 (stock #BV558)
Austrian silver gilt nef, ca 1910. Four-mast galleon with crow’s nests and quilted cobalt enamel sails. Gilt white burgee. Wire rigging and anchor hanging overboard. On sides red enamel heightened with gilding and pearl studs between portholes. Cabochon amethysts on stern and scrolled feet joined by stretchers. The wheel rotates but no one’s at the helm. A jeweled fantasy ship in search of a captain.

Dimensions: H 13 3/4 x W 10 x D 4 in. Gross weight: 48 troy ounces. 48.5 troy ounces. #BV...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455092 (stock #BV312)
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau corkscrew Horn handle with engraved and scrolling silver overlay. One end engraved with year 1901 and the other end with monogram. Marked “Sterling”. Good condition. Losses to monogramed end.

Overall dimensions: H 6 5/8 x W 5 x D 1 1/4 in. #BV312

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455086 (stock #BV785)
Edwardian Georgian sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Watson in Attleboro, Mass., ca 1915. Baluster with helmet mouth, high-looping capped double-scroll handle, and stepped round foot. Gadrooned borders. Holds 4 pints. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, Bailey, Banks & Biddle retailer’s stamp, no. U270, and volume. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 9 3/8 x W 9 x D 5 in. Heavy weight: 28 troy ounces. #BV785

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455085 (stock #BR817)
Edwardian safari flask. Made by G & JW Hawksley in Sheffield in 1908. Glass body with sterling silver neck collar and hinged and cork-lined ball cover. Bottom half has detachable sterling silver cup. Top half encased in leather with narrow cutout windows for seeing how much booze is left. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice rubbing to leather.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 1 1/4 in. #BR817

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455077 (stock #BR838)
Turn-of-the-century American glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Tulip-form with flower-bud bowl on baluster stem on gently raised round foot. Overlay in form of daisy flower heads and tendrils. Glass is red except foot, which is clear. Marked “Sterling Deposit 251”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x D 3 in. #BR838

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455075 (stock #BT392)
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau perfume with silver overlay. Globular bottle with short straight neck and everted rim in silver collar. Ball stopper. Overlay in biomorphic form with open irregular shapes. Engraved interlaced script monogram. Glass is green. Silver marks include Gorham maker’s stamp and no. D940. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/8 x D 2 7/8 in. #BT392