Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver baby cup. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass., ca 1910. Straight sides and short inset foot; leaf-capped double-scroll handle. Acid-etched frieze depicting Botticelli-inspired nymphs holding hands and dancing. A sweet and chaste foray into the Florentine Quattrocento. Fully marked and numbered 1046. Very good condition with strong definition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 4 3/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BT830
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
Here is a pretty brush with repousse decorations of Art Nouveau lilies on the top, and fancy swirls on the handle. It measures 5-3/4” x 3". It is stamped Sterling, and there are other, illegible, marks. There is a little bit of damage to the silver at the top of the brush, which is exaggerated by the photos. The handle has an undecorated area on each side, ready for your monogram should you want one. On one side this area has some small dings to it...
Over-the-top Gilded Age sterling silver bonbon scoop. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Shaped and open handle with flowers and scrolls. Cast figure of torch-bearing cupid in an embrace with other arm wrapped around the beloved’s head. The couple is mounted to a shaped multi-foil scallop-shell and leaf terminal. Open trefoil bowl with scrolls and flowers. A wonderful period piece that is guaranteed to liven up the dessert course. Fully marked including director’s letter m...
George III sterling silver salver. Made by Robert Rew in London in 1769. Round and ogee well with engraved armorial in floral surround. Sides tapering, and rim scrolled and gadrooned. Four leaf-capped volute scrolls. Stylish midcentury Georgian. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina.
Large dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 15 in. Weight: 48 troy ounces. #BT951
Victorian Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by Elkington & Co. in Birmingham in 1894. Molded and scrolled rim with applied scallop shells alternating with leaves. Four leaf-capped volute scroll supports. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x D 12 5/8 in. Weight: 32 troy ounces. #BT142
Edwardian Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by William Hutton & Sons, Ltd in London in 1905. Round with crisp and molded curvilinear piecrust rim. Three leaf-capped volute-scroll supports. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x D 12 in. Heavy weight: 33.5 troy ounces. #BT573
Modern sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat and wide surround. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including pattern no. 17688 (first produced in 1910) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.
Dimensions: Frame: H 7 x W 5 3/8 in. Window: H 5 1/2 x W 3 3/4 in. #BT984
Set of 12 antique Chrysanthemum sterling silver dinner forks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Plain 4-tined shank and shaped handle with overlapping and double-sided flowers. Terminal engraved with single-letter script monogram (K). Nice heft and balance. Great pieces in the historic pattern that was in production from 1880 to 1934. Fully marked. Very good condition and patina.
Height: 7 1/2 in. Total weight: 32.5 troy ounces. #BT970
Turn-of-the-century Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver baby cup. Made by Whiting in New York. Straight sides with molded rim and c-scroll handle. Foot skirted with low-relief leaf-and-dart border. On front acid-etched figural scene with bonneted and smocked children encountering a frog that has meandered on shore, the rippling water in background. A sweet scene that suggests the influence of Kate Greenaway. Back vacant with overhanging leafing branch. Fully marked and numbered 362A...
European 800 silver and enamel cigarette case, ca 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover. On cover is a bust of a spaniel with nuanced black and white fur with embedded red collar, pinkish nuzzle, and intent brown eye. A sensitive dog portrait on pale-yellow ground shading to green. Marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BR699
George IV sterling silver tea set. Made by Edward Farrell in London in 1822-3. This set comprises 3 pieces: Teapot, creamer, and sugar.
Teapot has squat baluster body. Cover hinged, domed, and overhanging. S-scroll spout in form of shaggy, horned beast. Handle double-scroll in stained wood. Creamer and sugar have same body and gilt-washed interiors. Decoration in style of Teniers, the dynasty of Dutch painters, who are famous for their scenes of popular life...
Edwardian Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by William Hutton & Sons, Ltd in London in 1904. Round with 3 leaf-capped volute supports. Molded rim with volute scrolls. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 x D 6 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT950
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver vanity box. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark. Cylindrical with snug-fitting cover. Flower with fluid and whiplash wraparound stem applied to body. Fully marked and numbered 1379. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 1 1/4 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BS164
A traditional gift for the tenth wedding anniversary was an item made of tin, and 19th century Americans created useful and sometimes whimsical forms to celebrate ten years...
Offered is a very scarce American coin silver claret ladle by the well-known firm of Wood & Hughes; this piece appears to date to the firm's coin silver period, between about 1845 and 1875. This piece measures about 9 3/4 inches in length and weighs about 25 grams. It is marked with the firm's maker's mark on the flat section in the middle of the handle...
Offered is a very fine and scarce early American coin silver fish slice or server in the Kings pattern, by the noted Philadelphia firm of Robert and William Wilson, working circa 1825-50. Surprisingly little is known about this firm, despite its prominence and the great numbers of spoons and other pieces that survive bearing one of the firm's marks...
Offered is a lovely and extremely rare example of the Old English pattern in the first few years of its development. The first moves away from the Hanoverian pattern were with the larger serving pieces, such as this soup ladle, and with some forks. The primary reason for this shift was the discomfort of using pieces like soup ladles with the turned-up handles of the Hanoverian pattern; the turned-down end of the Old English pattern was simply more comfortable in the hand...