All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1434322 (stock #BT873)
Pair of George III sterling silver candlesticks. Made by John Schofield in London in 1779. Each: tapering pillar on raised square foot; urn socket with detachable bobeche. Applied ornament with ribbon-tied paterae, ram’s head-mount swags, leaves, and beading. Super fashionable Neoclassicism by a noted maker. Armorial engraved on foot. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 13 x W 5 x 5 in. Weighted. #BT873

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1434320 (stock #BQ808)
Pair of Edwardian Classical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1910. Each: Ovoid with faceted, and tapering shaft, stepped foot, and faceted and bellied socket. Fully marked including pattern no. 17659 (first produced in 1910) and director's letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 3/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 5/8 in. Weighted. #BQ808

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1434318 (stock #BT381)
French 950 silver inkwell on stand, ca 1910. Straight sides with vertically applied strapwork bands; curved bottom and raised foot. Cover hinged and domed with flower-head finial. Gadrooned rims. Interior has engraved curvilinear border and clear-glass liner. Mounted to oval curvilinear stand with ornamental border. Fully marked including maker’s stamp CG. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 5 x W 9 3/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Weight (without glass): 15.5 troy ounces. #BT381

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1434317 (stock #BT185)
Art Nouveau red glass cologne bottle with engraved silver overlay. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1886. Globular with short neck and flat everted rim. Stopper globular. Tight and dense overlay with flower heads and rolling scrolls. Scalloped borders. Scrolled cartouche with interlaced script monogram. Glass red except stopper plug, which is clear. Fully marked including patent year 1886 and no. S682. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 4 in. #BT185

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1434316 (stock #BR677)
Irish Edwardian Georgian sterling silver trophy cup, 1906. Girdled urn with faceted and capped flying double-scroll side handles and domed foot. Traditional Classicism with lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including Dublin assay stamp and maker’s mark WE. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 10 3/8 x W 10 7/8 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 29 troy ounces. #BR677

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1434314 (stock #BQ303)
Japonesque sterling silver soap box. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1884. Oval and tabbed with hinged and tabbed cover. Double-sided and acid-etched ornament: Vegetation (blossoming and fruiting branches) and animals (bird and camel). Ground has stipple-style irregularity and scattered abstract ornament. Interior gilt. Fully marked including no. 385 and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BQ303

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1434313 (stock #BT874)
Swiss 935 silver and enamel cigarette case, ca 1910. Rectangular with curved sides and hinged cover. On cover is a triple equestrian portrait: Three horses with erect ears and alert eyes wait patiently for the reins to tighten. A colorful fur medley in white, black, and brown. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 4 troy ounces. #BT874

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1434312 (stock #BT304)
Chinese Export silver picture frame, ca 1910. Rectangular window in substantial bamboo-style surround. Leafing branch applied to lower right corner. With glass, silk lining, and silver wire back and hinged support. Maker’s mark (possibly Wing Nam & Co.) and Chinese characters. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Frame: H 7 3/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 5 7/8 x W 4 in. #BT304

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1434309 (stock #BT863)
Art Nouveau sterling silver bud vase. Made by George W. Shiebler & Co. in New York, ca 1890. Round and tapering body with crimped neck and wide ovalish mouth. Flowering volute-scroll wire handles applied to sides and continue scrolling and flowering on body Fully marked including maker’s stamp, "The CB Starr" stamp, and no. 5516. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BT863

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1434305 (stock #BT860)
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Conical with overhanging bowl mouth. Dense overlay in form of entwined and scrolling tendrils and big flower heads with languid, overlapping petals. Glass is dark green. Fully marked and numbered G3458. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 6 in. #BT860

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. Very good condition.

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

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1434300 (stock #BT562)
Large turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Ovoid with short inset neck and flared rim; foot round and gently raised. Rim to foot overlay with cutout scrolled reveals heightened with engraving. Glass is green. Fully marked and numbered V668/4. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 1/4 x D 4 3/4 in. #BT562

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1900 item #1434187 (stock #10142353TB)
In very good condition. The paint appears to be mostly original with some wear. No damage or repairs. Hessian Soldier Andirons of cast iron, 19-1/2" H. X 10-1/2" W. X 19" D., American, early 20th Century, stamped "M BIBI/2000/Pat. Pen."...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1434148
A classic second standard (800/1000 pure) silver tastevin from the Loire Valley of France. The origins of tastevins can often be identified by the tastevin’s shape. In this case, the bowl is rather shallow and completely without decoration. The handle is formed in the shape of a thin, curvy snake, but is worked without extra decoration such as scales or details to the head...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1434147
A very good first standard (950/1000 pure) silver small-size tastevin by the highly regarded Dijon silversmith Marc Parrod. This example retains the classic round shape with a convex bottom, but the usual "godrons" and "cupules" are replaced by repoussé grape clusters alternating with "cupules". Each grape cluster is accented with stylized vines. Parrod was particularly noted for this unique variation...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1434146
A very good first standard (950/1000 pure) silver small-size tastevin by the highly regarded Dijon silversmith Marc Parrod. This example retains the classic round shape with a convex bottom, but the usual "godrons" and "cupules" gare replaced by repoussé grape clusters alternating with raised "perles". Each grape cluster is accented with stylized vines. Parrod was particularly noted for this unique variation...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1434140 (stock #9916)
A Webster sterling silver swing handle candy or bonbon basket from 1900. This Queen Anne style basket has an openwork handle, a gadrooned design and a script GDH monogram in the interior. It measures 6-1/4 x 4-3/8" and it stands 1-1/2" high without the 4" high handle. It is stamped with STERLING and the Webster silver mark and it weighs 66.1 grams. It is in excellent condition with no bends, corrosion, damage or repairs other than the monogram and some very slight dents on the initial area...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1434111 (stock #RM08081)
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Here is a Masonic-themed spoon which is marked STERLING F.A. WHELAN. Both sides of the bowl, the hilt, and the tip are gold washed. It has a lot of Masonic symbolism incorporated into the design. The dates on the spoon handle (1732-1799) are the birth and death dates for George Washington, who was a Mason. He is also a main character in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton.” (We are huge fans!) We have been told that the spoon is approximately 100 years old. It measures 4-1/8", and weighs 10.9g...