A Magnificent 15 Piece Dessert or Ice Cream Set in the Mazarin pattern by Dominick & Haff for Theodore B. Starr. The set consists of 12 Spoons (5.75"), an Ice Cream Knife (12.5"), a Berry Spoon (9"), and a Sugar Sifter (7"). All pieces are gold washed at the service end. The pattern was introduced in 1892 and this set is believed to date from shortly afterward. The total weight is 18.7 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
A Tiffany Sterling Silver Footed Coffee Pot of a Bulbous Pear Shaped Form. Based on a Classic Georgian Shape. Dimensions; 8.5" high x 7.5" handle to spout, weight 22 Standard/20 Troy ounces. From the John C. Moore II period, 1907-1947. In excellent condition.
A Unique Tiffany Sterling Silver Three Handled Loving Cup or Tyg. Mark from the period of Charles L. Tiffany, 1892-1902. Weight 8.6 Standard/7.8 Troy ounces; dimensions 4.5" high x 5" to handles. Inscribed "To the Cup Boy of the Class of 1896 Hamilton College". Marked 1/2 Gill on base Excellent condition.
A Rare Jenkins & Jenkins (noted Baltimore Silversmiths) Sterling Silver Footed Cake Stand or Tazza, with a Floral Repousse Design on the 3" border. Circa 1908-1915. Dimensions; 10" diameter x 1 5/8" high; weight 13.7 Troy ounces. Script monogram in center (LBH?). Excellent condition.
A Thomas Hawkes Diamond Cut Crystal Cocktail Pitcher, with a Silver Rim by Stone Stirling Silver Co. (1896-1903). Hawkes was the Co-founder, in 1903, of Steuben Glass Works. Circa 1900. Dimensions; 8.5". Some minor dimples on the silver, but in excellent condition overall.
A Pair of Elaborate Openwork Sterling Silver Footed Compotes or Tazzas by Tiffany. From the directorship Period of Charles Tiffany, 1892-1902. Dimensions; 9" in diameter x 3" high; weight 17.5 ounces each, 35 standard/31.9 ounces Troy total. No monogram. Excellent condition.
An American Coin Silver Mug (Christening Mug or Childs Cup) by Charters Cann & Dunn of New York, 1848-1856. Dimensions; 4.5" high to handle x 2.75" diameter at top and 2 1/8" at bottom; weight 3 ounces. Monogram "RK". Excellent condition.
An American Coin Silver Mug (Christening Mug or Childs Cup) of an Octagonal Form, by Francis W. Cooper of New York, circa 1850. Dimensions; 3.5" h x 2.75" d; weight 3 ounces. Some slight base compression, but in very fine condition overall.
A George III Helmet Form Creamer or Cream Jug by Hester Bateman, London, 1789. On a Square Pedestal Base with Delicate Bright Cut Engraving and a Punch Beaded Border and a looped handle. Dimensions; 5.25" high x 4" handle to spout; weight 3 ounces. Very fine condition.
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. Handle has lily pad “cap” with crouching figure of frog. Applied leaves with copper-inlaid veins with one overlapping bold and scrolling interlaced acid-etched monogram on neck. A solitary beetle meanders along near the bottom...
Set of 6 turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver demitasse spoons. Made by R. Wallace & Sons. Mfg Co. (later Wallace Silversmiths) in Wallingford, Connecticut. Each: Handle has dense and dynamic ornament including scrolls, tendrils, and beading with fan terminal. Back plain. Oval bowl with double-sided gilding. Fully marked. Excellent condition with deep patina.
Height: 4 1/4 in. Total weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV256
Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Made by George A. Henckel & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular window in shaped surround with scrolled top and bottom and concave sides flowing into bracket supports. Front has pierced and engraved scrolling leaves and flowers on blue velvet ground. Sides solid. With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 267...
German 800 silver tea strainer, ca 1910. Deep and pierced bowl and wide shoulder with chased and repousse scenes of dancing, toping, and music making in scrolled frames. Handle in form of fiddler seated on barrel. A sweet and sentimental ode to country life. Marks include maker’s stamp for Friedrich Reusswig, who was active in Hanau from 1903 to 1926. Very good condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: H 6 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV263
Large and heavy sterling silver serving tray. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910. Plain oval well. Wide shoulder has applied garland strung with flowers, pomegranates, and Classical masks. Rim has raised imbricated leaf border with leaf-mounted volute scrolls at ends along with oval frames (vacant). Fully marked including maker’s stamp and pattern code MNG. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 20 3/4 x D 14 1/4 in. Weight: 65 troy ounces. #BU939
Edwardian Thread & Shell sterling silver sardine set. Made by John Round & Son in Sheffield in 1904. This set comprises a fork with 5 wide tines and server with curved bell-form blade. King-shaped handles. In leather-bound case with silk lining and fitted velvet. Fully marked. Very good condition. Some wear to case.
Dimensions: Fork: H 4 1/4 in. Server: H 4 1/4 in. Case: H 1 x W 5 3/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight (silver only): 1 troy ounce. #BV251
A Noted George III Silver Creamer and Sugar, with Gold Wash Interior, by Robert and David Hennell (Father and Son; Robert was the son of David I, the first of the dynasty) and Hallmarked in London, 1799. Dimensions; 15.1 Troy ounces; Sugar 8" x 3.5" x 4.25" high; Creamer 5" x 3" x 4.5" high. Excellent condition.
A Rare Scottish Sterling Silver Large goblet. by John McDonald and Hallmarked in Edinburgh in 1815. Provenance; from the Estate of Margaret Truman Daniel (1924-2008). Dimensions; 6.75" high x 3.5" diameter; weight a substantial 9.6 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
A George I Style Octagonal Lighthouse Shaped Coffeepot by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co., London, 1907. Dimensions; height 8.75", weight, 15.5 Traditional ounces, 14.1 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
A George II Silver Waiter or Salver in an Elegant Rococo Design. Hallmarked London, 1744, with the makers mark "IS" for James Seabrook. Dimensions; 9" in diameter x 1.25" high. Weight 15.5 Troy oz. Stag's head in center and shell and leaf borders; tripod scroll feet. Excellent condition.
A Magnificant Pair of George III Silver Sauce Ladles with a Feather Edge and Shell Bowl, by George Smith and Hallmarked in London in 1798. Retailed and a Custom Leather Box by Wartski, Regent Street, Jewelers to the Queen (retailed and boxed at a later date). Dimensions; 7" each, Box, 8.5" x 6.5". Box and Ladles in Excellent Condition.
An Impressively Large Sterling Soup or Punch Ladle from William Kendrick & Son (mark used from 1873-1880) of Louisville, KY, patented in 1871. Kendrick was both a Retailer and Silversmith. it continues today under the name Merkeley Kendrick. Dimensions; 14.25" in length, bowl 4.75" x 3.75". Weight, 6 ounces. Excellent condition.
A Rare American Coin Silver Beaker by Eoff & Shepard (the mark was used from 1852-1861), and Retailed by Ball, Black & Co., New York (Became Black, Starr & Frost in 1874) . Dimensions; 5" high x 3.5" in diameter at top, 2.25" at bottom. Weight; 5.9 Troy ounces. Circa 1855. Excellent condition.
A Coin Silver Fish Slice or Knife by Albert Coles of New York, Prominent NY City Silversmith who worked from 1836-1880 (died in 1886). A Faint Script Monogram is on the Handle. Dimensions; 9" length x 1.5" width; 4.6 Troy ounces. Circa 1840-1850. Excellent condition.
An Early American Coin Silver Child's Cup or Christening Mug by William Gale & Nathaniel Hayden of New York; in partnership from 1845-1849. Dimensions; 3" high x 3" diameter; 3.7 Troy ounces, Chased and Repousse' Floral Decoration. Inscription "Janet Elbert Born 30 Dec. 1850 From Her Grandfather". Excellent condition.
A Wonderful Early American Coin Silver Four Footed Bowl with a Chased Repousse' Design by William Gale & Son of New York, circa 1860. Gale made silver hollowware for Tiffany, during its early years. Dimensions; 3.75" high x 6" diameter; weight 12.8 Troy ounces. Excellent condition. Small script monogram on one side.
A Substantial Coin Silver Ewer or Pitcher for either Wine or Water. Made by Henry Burrill Stanwood (1818-1869) of Boston, a predecessor of the Firm of Schreve, Crump and Low. Marked "Henry B. Stanwood", Boston, Pure Silver Coin. Repousse floral design. Dimensions; 12" high to handle x 6" in diameter (5" at base); 20 Troy ounces. Circa 1840. Excellent condition.
A Sizeable Sterling Silver Fish Knife and Fork by Bigelow Brothers and Kennard, Boston Silversmith and Retailer. This mark was used from 1845-1863, but the firm existed in one form or another from 1830-1922. The pieces are marked 925, rather than sterling, as this time was the transition between the usage of coin and sterling, without the term sterling being initially used. The pieces are bright cut and engraved, with the knife having a picture or a fish (see photo)...
A Wonderful Ball, Black & Co. American Silver Footed Center Bowl or Compote. J R Wendt is the Probable Silversmith. It is oval in shape with dimensions of 14" in length x 9" deep x 4.5" high. Weight is a heavy 27.9 Troy ounces. It has the Ball, Black & Co. New York mark (Formed in 1851 by William Black and Henry Ball. Became Black, Starr and Frost in 1874) and in a shield it is marked "950/1000 fine". The mark dates from 1851-1874 and the bowl is circa 1860. Excellent condition.
An Old Sheffield Silver Plate Goblet by Matthew Boulton. Dimensions;6" high x 3 3/8 in diameter; weight 13 ounces. Excellent condition (very modest bleeding). Circa 1800.
An Old Sheffield Silver Plate Covered Entree and Warming Dish by Matthew Boulton, circa 1800. Insert inside to separate warm water from food. Dimensions; 12.75" long x 7.5" deep x 6" high, to handle. Weight; 4 pounds, 6 ounces. Excellent condition.
A Fine Sterling Silver Pitcher by Kirk in the Repousse Style Made Famous by Them. Marked S. Kirk & Son Co. 925/1000. Circa 1900. Dimensions; height 8.5 inches; weight 27 standard/24,6 troy ounces. Monogram on bottom. Excellent condition.
A Fine Georgian English Silver Claret Jug or Wine Ewer, with a Grape Vine and Leaf Pattern on the Body and a Twig Handle. The Hallmark is London, 1788. The Maker Mark is not clear, but it is probably George Gray. It weighs 20.9 Troy ounces and the dimensions are 12" high and 6.5" spout to handle and 4" at the base. In very good condition.
A Substantial and Elegant Coin Silver Pitcher (Milk Jug, Creamer) by Newell Harding of Boston, Mass., circa 1840, Dimensions; 8.5: high x 5" at mid-section diameter; weight, a substantial 11.8 Troy ounces. Monogram. Excellent condition.
Turn-of-the-century Edwardian Classical sterling silver bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence. Round with lobed and concave sides. Wavy shoulder with applied leaves and flowers, and scrolled rim. Well center engraved with interlaced script monogram. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. A3038. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 12 1/4 in. Weight: 16 troy ounces. #BH744
A Rare Green Ivory Handled Silver Apple Corer. Hallmarked in London, 1793, with the makers marks rubbed. Dimensions; 6,5" long. Engraved "1799". Excellent condition.
A Fine Georgian Sterling Silver Double-ended Marrow Scoop or Marrow Spoon. Hallmarked in London, 1802, with the Markers Mark Rubbed. Length 8.75", weight approximately 2 ounces. Excellent condition.