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Image Of Lot 0029 29. A Fine Antique English Gilt Silverplate Tea and Coffee Service, Hodd & Lambert, Middlesex, England, c. 1865, from the estate of the Duke of Abercorn, including a kettle-on-stand, coffee pot, teapot, open sugar and creamer, chased decorative vertical paneled pear-shaped bodies, ornate spouts and kettle stand, the kettle with engraved crest, kettle-on-stand height 15 in. $600/800
Image Of Lot 0030 30. A George III Sterling Silver Covered Sauce Tureen, London, 1784-85, John Wakelin & William Taylor, mark entered 1776, two-handled navette form on oval pedestal base, reeded rim and handles, slightly domed cover, marked on cover rim and under foot, height 5 1/4 in., width 8 3/4 in., depth 4 3/8 in., weight 21.05 troy ozs. $1000/1500
Image Of Lot 0031 31. An English Edwardian Sterling Silver Entrée Dish, Sheffield, 1903, probably Lee & Wigfall, rectangular with gadroon borders, removable handle, height 5 in., width 11 in., depth 8 in., weight 56.70 troy ozs. $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0032 32. An English Victorian Silverplate Cruet Stand, late 19th c., hallmarked "D&S", oval shaped seven bottle frame with a center handle, and reticulated sides, raised on four scroll supports, matching bottles, height 12 1/2 in., width 8 in., depth 7 in. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0033 33. A Georgian Sterling Silver Fish Slice, London, 1810, Peter Bateman and William Bateman, mark entered 1805, crested downturned fiddle handle, bright cut engraved pierced scimitar blade, length 12 in., weight 3.75 troy ozs. $150/250
Image Of Lot 0034 34. A Georgian Sterling Silver Soup Ladle, London, 1828, Randall Chatterton, mark entered 1825, downturned Old English pattern with rounded terminal, drop on circular bowl, engraved crest on upper face, length 13 in., weight 5.95 troy ozs. $150/250
Image Of Lot 0035 35. A Pair of Georgian Sheffield Plate Wine Coolers, 19th c., Matthew Boulton, Birmingham, each two-handled campagna form with foliate gadrooned rim, the openwork handles with acanthus terminals, stepped circular base fitted with detachable liner and rim, marked on bottom with double sunbursts, two inset silver shields on each cooler, height 10 in., width 9 1/2 in. $1500/2500
Image Of Lot 0036 36. A Pair of Regency Sheffield Plate Warming Stands, plain circular forms with hinged ring handles, height 1 1/2 in., width 8 5/8 in. $200/400
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37. A Set of Twelve French 1st Standard Silver Place/Service Plates, shaped rims with foliage at the points, intertwined monogram "V" on rim, later inscription "Harry Turner" on reverse, diameter 10 in., weight 175.45 troy ozs. $4000/6000
Image Of Lot 0038 38. A French 1st Standard Silver Hot Milk Pitcher, Paris, c. 1838, maker "AS" not identified, plain pyriform body with covered spout and hinged slightly domed cover, acorn finial, ebonized scroll handle with rosette supports, height 6 1/4 in., weight 8.35 troy ozs. $400/600
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165. A Fine New Orleans Coin Silver Cake Basket, Terfloth & Kuchler, act. 1858-1866, lobed oval boat-shaped basket on conforming pedestal base, applied beaded border around foot, the bowl centered with floral medallion retaining traces of gold wash, ropetwist swing handle, height 10 1/8 in., length 13 in., weight approx. 25 troy ozs. $3000/5000
Note: A closely related basket (but without the floral medallion) by Adolphe Himmel for Hyde & Goodrich is illustrated in Crescent City Silver, p. 48, plate 49.
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166. A Gorham "Jefferson" Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Service, ret. A.B. Griswold & Co. LTD, New Orleans, act. 1906-1924,including 16 dinner forks, 40 luncheon forks, 12 dessert spoons, 12 tablespoons, 10 bouillon spoons, 12 fruit spoons, 6 citrus spoons, 20 ice cream spoons, 11 iced tea spoons, 4 teaspoons, 12 flat butter spreaders, 3 salt spoons, and a fish serving fork and knife, combined weight 186.90 troy ozs., in a paint-decorated fitted case, (approx. 150 pcs.) $5000/7000
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167. A Monumental South American Figural Maté Pot and Cover, 19th c., probably Peru or Bolivia, hallmarks not identified, the cover in the form of an African bust, swirl fluted body, ring handles, hand and fish pendants, raised on bare feet, height 16 1/2 in., width 9 in., weight 77.35 troy ozs. $1500/2500
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168. A New Orleans Coin Silver Wastebowl, Christopf Christian Kuchler, New Orleans, ret. Hyde & Goodrich, c. 1855, marked "K" in cartouche, "HYDE & GOODRICH" in arc over "MANUFACTURERS" in rectangle, and "WARRANTED/PURE COIN" in a serrated cartouche, raised circular bowl with lobed neck and everted scalloped rim, rococo repoussé and chasing, two cartouches, one engraved with script initials "PB", applied die rolled oak leaf footband; now with associated cover, the unmarked cover with a cast eagle finial and a small die rolled band on the rim, repoussé scrolls, flowers and foliage forming cartouche also engraved with script initials matching those on the bowl, bowl height 3 3/4 in., diameter 6 in., weight 13.15 troy ozs.; cover height 3 1/4 in., diameter 5 7/8 in., weight 7.90 troy ozs. $2500/3500
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170. A Gorham Japonesque Sterling Silver Ice Cream Knife, c. 1880, in the "Hizen" pattern, the blade decorated with a carp and swirls of water against a gilt background, the hollow handle with fish, swirls of water and an egret, verso with bamboo leaves against a basketweave background, retains traces of original gilt highlights, length 12 1/8 in. $600/900
Note: Gorham's "Hizen" pattern is named for the old Japanese province of Hizen, now Nagasaski Prefecture. It was introduced initially in 1883 as a not-full-line pattern of fancy serving pieces and extended into a full line in 1887. Labeled period photographs in the Gorham Archives at Brown University Library identify thirty-seven piece types in "Hizen"."Hizen" features twenty-five variations in handle motif, each with its own unique handle shape.
For variations in the chased decoration on "Hizen" ice cream knife blades, see Silver Magazine, Nov-Dec 1987 p. 23; March-April 2003, fig. 16, p. 24; and May-June 2005, cover and fig. 9, p. 21.
Reference: Carpenter, Charles H., Jr., Gorham Silver 1831-1981, pp. 104-105; William P. Hood, Jr. et al, "Gorham's Hizen Flatware Pattern", Silver Magazine, March-April 2003, pp.16-31; Bennett, Dale E., "A History of Ice Cream and Its Servers", Silver Magazine, May-June 2005, pp. 18-27, and July-August, 2005, pp. 22-31; and Cramer, Diane, "Silver in the Japanese Style", Silver Magazine, November-December 1987, pp. 20-25.
Image Of Lot 0171 171. An American Coin Silver Julep Cup, ret. John Brent Akin, Philadelphia and Danville, Kentucky, 1850-1860, height 3 1/2 in., diameter 3 1/4 in. $500/700
Reference: Boultinghouse, Marquis. Silversmiths, Jewelers, Watch & Clock Makers of Kentucky, 1785-1900, pp. 29-30.
Image Of Lot 0172 172. A Set of Six American Sterling Silver Julep Cups, S. Kirk & Son, height 4 in., total weight 21.95 troy ozs. $600/800
Image Of Lot 0173 173. A Set of American Coin Silver Flatware, "Leaf" pattern, marked "PATENT 1855", "COIN" and "R", probably originally patented by John Polhemus or Henry Hebbard, comprising 10 dinner forks (length 8 in.), 8 forks (length 6 3/4 in.), 17 teaspoons (length 6 in.), 8 dessert spoons (length 7 1/4 in.), and 9 soup or tablespoons (length 8 1/2 in.), engraved script initials "M.R.G." on upperface, weight 60.25 troy ozs., (52 pcs.) $1500/2000
Note: George Shiebler later obtained the tools and dies of John Polhemus, Henry Hebbard and others in the 1840s and 1880s. He is listed as introducing "Leaf" c. 1880.
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174. A Large Taylor & Lawrie Coin Silver Serving Fork, Philadelphia, active 1837-1852, retailed by Bailey & Co., active 1848-1865, bright-cut engraved Old English pattern with script monogram "JMR" with shield on upper face of handle, heart cut out, reverse engraved "Belonged to Chief Justice /John Meredith Read 1797-1874/and inherited by his son/General John Meredith Read", length 14 3/8 in., weight 7.25 troy ozs. $800/1200
Note: The senior Read was one of the founders of the Republican Party and Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The junior Read was a Civil War general and diplomat.
Image Of Lot 0175 175. A Tennessee Coin Silver Julep Cup, Thomas Gowdey, Nashville, wc. 1825-1863, incised mark "T. GOWDY" (sic), tapered form with molded rims and beading, period script monogram, height 3 5/8 in., weight 4.30 troy ozs. $1200/1800
Reference: Caldwell, Benjamin Hubbard, Jr., Tennessee Silversmiths, pp.94-99
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176. A Fine Civil War Regimental Presentation Coin Silver Pitcher, c. 1861, Bigelow, Brothers & Kennard, Boston, wc. 1845-1863, engraved with vignettes of war camps, the tents marked "Co. B" and "N.E.G."; the large void cartouche flanked by soldiers in dress and fighting uniforms, above an eagle with banner marked "Our Nation's Honor The Bond of Union" over a "B", height 12 in., weight 30.35 troy ozs. $2000/3000
Note: "In 1861 the New England Guard, a Boston military organization, was nearing its half-century mark. Organized in 1812, for almost fifty years it had been one of the best drilled companies in the Commonwealth. From the beginning its personnel consisted of the very finest afforded by the foremost city in New England; men who were capable of appreciating and, if need be, exemplifying its motto, viz.: "Our Nation's Honor the Bond of Union."When 1861 began, the Guards, under the command of Captain Harrison Ritchie, constituted Company B of the Second Battalion of Infantry. In those days military spirit ran high, for the war between North and South seemed imminent."
Reference: Alfred Seeley Roe, The Twenty-Fourth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, 1861-1866, New England Guard Regiment, 1907, Worcester, MA, pg. 9.
Image Of Lot 0177 177. A Rare American Classical Coin Silver Entrée Dish, c. 1820, New York, with pseudo hallmarks, maker not identified, gadrooned cover and base, of rectangular form with original removable handle, fine condition, 8 3/4 in. x 12 in., weight 50 troy ozs., 45 dwts. $4000/6000
Image Of Lot 0178 178. A Continental .800 Silver Sucrier and Cover in the Neoclassical Taste, 19th c., probably Venice, with French import mark, urn form on plinth with ball feet, height 9 in, weight 12.20 troy ozs. $400/600
Reference: Tardy, p. 207; Dictionnaire des Poncoins, Tome I, p. 88.
Image Of Lot 0199 199. A Kentucky Coin Silver Julep Cup, Eli C. Garner and Daniel Frank Winchester, Lexington, wc. 1842/3-1862, marked "GARNER & WINCHESTER", in a rectangle, "LEX.KY" in a rectangle and "10 02. 1.5" in a rectangle; slightly tapered form with reeded rims, engraved "Presented to M.A. Payne by her Father", height 3 1/2 in., weight 4.10 troy ozs. $1200/1800
Reference: Boultinghouse, Marquis, Silversmiths of Kentucky 1785-1900, pp. 130-132 and 301.
Image Of Lot 0200 200. A Kentucky Coin Silver Julep Cup, William P. Poindexter, wc. 1818-1869, or William A. Poindexter, wc. 1836-1851, Lexington, mid-19th c., incised mark "POINDEXTER", tapered form with reeded rims, engraved "Virginia Wilson", height 3 1/2 in., weight 5.25 troy ozs. $1200/1800
Reference: Boultinghouse, Marquis, Silversmiths of Kentucky, 1785-1900, pp. 218-220 and 305.
Image Of Lot 0201 201. A Tennessee Coin Silver Cup, William Henry Calhoun, Nashville, wc. 1835-1865, marked "W.H. CALHOUN" in a rectangle, footed urn form with scroll handle, floral chasing, reserve engraved "Arthur Elliott 1857", height 3 3/8 in., weight 2 troy ozs. $800/1200
Reference: Caldwell, Benjamin Hubbard, Jr., Tennessee Silversmiths, pp. 49-52
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202. An American Coin Silver Repoussé Cup, A.E. Warner, Baltimore, c. 1835-50, marked "A.E. WARNER" in rectangle and "11" in rectangle; footed urn form, scroll handle, fruit, flower and bird repoussé, cartouche engraved with monogram and armorial, height 4 1/2 in., weight 5.9 troy ozs. $300/500
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208. A Rare American Coin Silver Soup Tureen and Cover, Adolphe Himmel for Hyde & Goodrich, New Orleans, c. 1855, of good weight, oval, applied at rim with vine border and pendant grapes, the body chased and engraved with large scrolling grapevines and with two vacant grapevine cartouches, twisted vine handles, the spreading oval base chased to match, applied openwork vines and leaves, the conforming domed cover with vine finial, base with maker's mark "A.H./N.O.", and retailer's mark, length over handles 15 1/2 in., weight 106 troy ozs. $20000/30000
Note: A nearly identical tureen from the Anglo-American Art Museum (now the LSU Museum of Art), also by Himmel for Hyde & Goodrich, is illustrated in Crescent City Silver, p. 53, pl. 55.
Image Of Lot 0209 209. An Alabama Coin Silver Cup, James Conning, Mobile, wc. 1840-1872, marked "J. CONNING" in a rectangle and "MOBILE" in rectangle; cann shape with molded and beaded rims and reeded bands, scroll handle, engraved "FGU to FUM", height 3 1/2 in., weight 3.90 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0210 210. A Set of Six Coin Silver Salts with Matching Spoons, the spoons marked "J. Conning, Mobile", the dishes of footed form with beaded rim and gilt interior, the spoons similar to Polhemus "Bead" pattern, also with gilding. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0211 211. An Alabama Coin Silver Sugar Tongs, Charles White, Mobile, wc. 1825-1842, marked "C. WHITE MOBILE" in rectangle; scalloped handle with shell-shaped terminals, script monogram, length 6 5/8 in., weight 1.50 troy ozs. $150/250
Image Of Lot 0212 212. An Alabama Coin Silver Sugar Tongs, Walton Pearce, Mobile, c. 1844, marked "W PEARCE" in serrated rectangle; with shell terminals and traces of old script monogram, length 6 1/4 in., weight 1.55 troy ozs. $150/250
Image Of Lot 0213 213. An Alabama Coin Silver Soup Ladle, John A. L'Hommedieu, Mobile, wc. 1839-1867, marked "J.A. L'HOMMEDIEU" in rectangle and "MOBILE" in rectangle; fiddle thread pattern, engraved "J.A. Rone", length 12 3/4 in., weight 6.95 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0214 214. An Alabama Coin Silver Soup Ladle, James Conning, Mobile, wc. 1840-1872, marked "J. CONNING" in rectangle and "MOBILE" in rectangle; fiddle typt pattern, engraved "Walker", length 13 1/4 in., weight 6.60 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0215 215.A Partial Set of Mobile Coin Silver "Fiddlethread" Pattern Flatware, ret. Knapp & Leslie, wc. 1850-1854, including 7 dinner forks, 3 luncheon forks, 2 soup spoons, 4 dessert spoons, a sugar sifter spoon and a master salt spoon; including some Wood & Hughes and Whiting, most monogrammed "MEW". $200/300
Provenance: Descended in the Waring Family, 351 Government Street, Mobile, AL.
Image Of Lot 0216 216. A Kentucky Coin Silver Julep Cup, Hudson & Dolfinger, Louisville, wc. 1855-1858, seamed tapered cylindrical form with applied molded rim and foot, incised mark "HUDSON & DOLFINGER" on bottom, engraved script initials "E.S.R." on side, height 3 7/8 in., weight 5.45 troy ozs. $600/800
Reference: Boultinghouse, Marquis. Silversmiths, Jewelers, Watch and Clock Makers of Kentucky, 1785-1900, pp. 160 and 302.
Image Of Lot 0217 217. An American Victorian Sterling Silver Napkin Ring and Cordial Glass, engraved "Three Brothers / Biloxi / Sept 2, 1869". $200/300
Image Of Lot 0218 218. A Group of American Coin Silver Flatware, including a Hyde & Goodrich teaspoon, 6 engraved teaspoons incised "CHAS:BEIN"; 4 engraved teaspoons, DUHME & CO; 5 "Olive" and variant teaspoons, Wood & Hughes and others; 4 luncheon forks, 7 1/4 in. oval thread unmarked; coffee spoon, S. Kirk & Son; teaspoon, "J.E. SPEAR"; and a tablespoon "JS" pat. 1887, combined weight 19.10 troy ozs., (22 pcs.) $600/800
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248. A Rare New Orleans Coin Silver Brandy Warmer, David Melville, wc. New York, 1835-1849, New Orleans, 1846-1860, marked "MELVILLE & Co" in rectangle; squat bulbous form with turned wood side handle, hinged spout cover, the removable cover with turned wood urn finial having a silver tip, height 5 3/8 in., length 11 in., weight approx. 10.70 troy ozs. $4000/6000
Reference: Crescent City Silver, pgs. 122 & 126.
Image Of Lot 0249 249. A Set of Eight Antique French 1st Standard Silver Gilt Citrus Spoons, marked "BOURDON" below a crown and above a pallet in a lozenge, rococo scroll pattern, engraved initials on obverse, length 5 7/8 in., weight 6.15 troy ozs. $250/350
Image Of Lot 0250 250. A Coin Silver Beaker, unmarked, raised slightly curved cylindrical form with script engraved initials and "Premium 1825", height 3 1/8 in., weight 2.80 troy ozs. $300/500
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251. A New Orleans Coin Silver Ewer, "Hyde & Goodrich", c. 1835, marked Hyde & Goodrich in rectangle and with two small touch marks on the footrim, marked indistinctly on underside of body, height 16 1/2 in., weight 43.35 troy ozs. $4000/6000
Image Of Lot 0252 252. A Sheffield Plate Bottle Stand, with a central scroll handle, gadroon border and raised on three ball feet, fitted with three matching bottles, height 12 1/2 in. $600/900
Image Of Lot 0255 255. A New Orleans Coin Silver Pitcher, Hyde & Goodrich, c. 1850, marked on bottom "HYDE & GOODRICH" in a rectangle, octagonal pyriform body having straight sided neck and spout, applied molded border on rim at shoulder and at foot, hollowcast double scroll handle engraved in script "To/ Lillie Longworth Ward/ from her/ Father" within a reserve formed by repoussé chased scrolling grapevines, leaves and grapes, height 7 3/8 in., weight 18.20 troy ozs. $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0256 256. A Group of Six Antique American Silverplate Figural Napkin Rings, late 19th c., by various makers, two mounted with posey holders, two with birds, one with cherries and one with butterflies. $1200/1800
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257. A Pair of Mexican Sterling Silver Horseman's Spurs, 19th c., unmarked, each fitted with a small wheel (rowel), a "peso" coin, silver chains and buckles, weight 7.75 troy ozs. $400/600
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258. A Large American Aesthetic Silverplate Two-Handled Oval Serving Tray, Gorham, 3rd quarter 19th c., chased and engraved flat surface surrounding a vacant oval reserve, cast satyr mask decorated handles, raised on four supports, length 38 in., width 22 1/2 in. $600/800
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259. An American Coin Silver Repoussé Tea and Coffee Service, S. Kirk & Sons, Baltimore, c. 1846-1861, including a teapot, coffee pot, kettle, sugar and creamer, each of footed vase form, approx. weight 143 troy ozs. Note: "Estate" condition. $5000/7000
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260. An American Coin Silver Partial Flatware Service, Newell Harding, Boston, c. 1830, in an "Olive" variant pattern, including 12 dinner forks, 2 dessert spoons, 11 teaspoons, 2 tablespoons and 1 serving spoon, total weight 37.65 troy ozs. (28 pcs.) $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0261 261. A Set of Seven Sterling Silver Salts, William Spratling, Taxco, c. 1931-1945, each having a raised circular bowl with everted rim, mounted on a square base, height 1 in., base 1 3/8 in. square, weight 5.35 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0262 262. A Group of Antique Silver Serving Pieces, including a Wood & Hughes sterling silver berry spoon, "Louvre" pattern, ret. A.B. Griswold, New Orleans, monogrammed "MEJ"; a Wood & Hughes coin silver master butter knife, "Fan" pattern, pat. 1864; a Whiting "Arabesque" pattern sterling serving spoon, pat. 1875, intertwined monogram "LAW"; and an Aesthetic hollow-handled pie knife, "as is", (4 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0263 263. A Pair of Gorham "Cinderella" Pattern Sterling Silver Goblets, date mark for 1926, height 6 5/8 in., weight 11.60 troy ozs. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0264 264. An Antique Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Gravy Boat, 1870-1875, in the Neo Grec taste, monogrammed "EMS", height 5 3/4 in., length 11 in., weight 14 troy ozs. $800/1200
Image Of Lot 0376 376. A Georgian Sterling Silver Oval Entree Dish and Cover, John Schofield, London, c. 1780, two-handled dish with hot water chamber, reeded borders and handles, chased strapwork encircling dish and its removable cover, one with vacant cartouche and the other with armorial, height 5 1/2 in., width 14 in., depth 8 1/4 in., weight 46.90 troy ozs. $2000/3000
Image Of Lot 0377 377. A Pair of Decorative Silverplate Figural Wine Trolleys, each with two coasters with foliate rim and mounted with a cherub, turned hardwood base, set atop a four wheel movable wagon with hinged handle. $1000/1500
Image Of Lot 0378 378. An English Edwardian Sterling Silver Fish Service for Sixteen, Sheffield, 1903, maker CJA untraced, comprised of 16 fish forks and 16 fish knives, total weight 49.80 troy ozs., (32 pcs.) $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0379 379. A George III Sterling Silver Cruet Stand, c. 1814, probably Samuel Hennell (hallmark inverted) or Henry Sardet (mark of 1776); with 6 cut glass castors and 2 silver-mounted castors, height 10 in., length 11 1/2 in. $1800/2500
Image Of Lot 0380 380. A Georgian Sterling Silver Stuffing Spoon and Marrow Scoop, the stuffing spoon by Richard Crossley and George Smith, London, 1809; the marrow scoop London, 1749, maker's mark rubbed, spoon length 12 in., marrow scoop length 7 5/6 in., combined weight 4.80 troy ozs. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0381 381. A George III Sterling Silver Tea Service, Alice & George Burrows, London, 1813-1815, mark ent. 1802, comprised of a teapot, open sugar and creamer, teapot height 6 1/2 in., length 11 in., combined weight 41.05 troy ozs. $1000/1500
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382. A George III Sterling Silver Small Coffee Pot, Charles Wright, London, 1777; together with a German silver undertray, with floral and scroll chasing, both engraved with the crest of the Kingdom of Greece, pot height 9 in., tray length 8 3/8 in., combined weight 18 troy ozs. $2500/3500
Image Of Lot 0383 383. A Fine George III Sterling Silver Teapot, Joseph Angell, London, c. 1819, with armorial crest, acanthus chasing, paw feet with anthemion petal brackets, height 6 1/2 in., length 10 3/4 in., weight 24.25 troy ozs. $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0384 384. An Antique Sheffield Plate Wine Cooler, 19th c., two-handled campagna form body on a pedestal base, gadrooned rim interspersed with flowers, fitted with bottle sleeve, height 11 1/2 in. $500/750
Image Of Lot 0385 385. A George III Sterling Silver Cup, probably John Landlands & John Robertson, Newcastle, c. 1790, urn-form with loop handles, height 5 1/2 in., weight 10.75 troy ozs. $500/750
Image Of Lot 0386 386. A Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Bachelor's Tea Service, Robert Harper, London, 1874-1875, the elaborate design sometimes referred to in Victorian England as "Louis Quatorze", comprising a kettle-on-stand, teapot, open sugar, creamer and sugar tongs; each pear shape raised on lion mask scroll feet, bird head spouts, and vacant scroll cartouches, kettle-on-stand height 13 in., combined weight 54 troy ozs. $2000/3000
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387. A George III Sterling Silver Meat Dish, Paul Storr, London, 1809, oval meat dish having a shaped rim, gadrooned border with leaf at the shaped points, engraved armorials on either side, length 19 7/8 in., width 14 1/8 in., weight 81.70 troy ozs. $5000/7500
Image Of Lot 0388 388. A Set of Four Sheffield Plate Telescopic Candlesticks, elaborate acanthus and shell decorated borders with scalloped base, each retains original bobêche, extended height 10 1/4 in. $800/1200
Image Of Lot 0389 389. A Pair of Antique Sheffield Plate Lyre-Form Candlesticks, early 19th c., lyre form standard on fluted oval base with reeded border, removable candlecup also with reeded border, height 13 1/4 in. $800/1200
Image Of Lot 0390 390. A Pair of Sheffield Plate Four-Light Candelabra, early 19th c., reeded twisting candlearms with shell and acanthus bobêches, candlecups and drip pans, trumpet-form shaft with gadrooned and shell circular bases, height 23 1/4 in. $2000/3000
Image Of Lot 0391 391. An Antique Sheffield Plate Covered Meat Dish, Matthew Boulton, ornate domed cover fitted with removable acanthus decorated handle, gadrooned and shell border with beautiful hand-engraved crest titled "Virtus and Aethera Tendit", the base of well and tree design with matching gadrooned and shell border with scrolled handles, original baluster form ivory handles, fully marked with double sunburst on inside cover, height 14 in., length 26 in. $2500/3500
Image Of Lot 0392 392. An Antique Sheffield Plate Decanter Stand, fitted with three diamond pattern pressed glass decanters, faceted, overall height 14 1/2 in. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0395 395. A Gorham "Medici" Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Service, pattern c. 1880, monogrammed "FJ", including 9 dinner forks, 10 luncheon forks, 10 flat handled knives with silver blades, 11 tablespoons, 12 dessert spoons, 10 teaspoons and a salad fork and spoon, total weight 114.45 troy ozs., (65 pcs.) $3000/4000
Image Of Lot 0396 396. A Pair of American Sterling Silver Gilt Compotes, Gorham Silversmiths, Providence, RI, 1903-1906, shallow circular center having embossed shaped rims and pedestal bases, height 3 1/4 in., diameter 9 1/2 in., weight 42.75 troy ozs. $1800/2500
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397. A Gorham "Bamboo" Pattern Sterling Silver Salad Serving Fork and Spoon, pat. 1882, date letter for 1891, trompe l'oeil design with oyster shell bowl lashed to bamboo handle, both retain traces of gilding, spoon length 10 1/4 in., weight. $600/800
Note: A related ice cream slice is illustrated in Carpenter, Charles. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981, p. 111, pl. 106.
Image Of Lot 0398 398. A George III Sterling Silver Sugar Castor, London, c. 1778-1779, maker's mark rubbed, probably George Rodenbostel or Charles Kandler, height 8 5/8 in., weight 7.95 troy ozs. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0399 399. A Pair of George III Sterling Silver Salts, Thomas Shepard, London, 1784, circular with hoof feet, diameter 2 3/4 in., weight 2.5 troy ozs. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0400 400. A Fine George III Crested Sterling Silver Fish Slice, John Swift, London, 1772, pierced and curved scimitar blade having a silver-mounted turned ebonized wood handle, length 14 1/4 in. $250/350
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401. A George IV Sterling Silver Snuff Box, Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1829, engine-turned rectangular box with hinged cover, the gilt interior inscribed and dated 1829, length 3 1/4 in., weight 3.75 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0402 402. A Decorative Silverplate Lighthouse-Form Cocktail Shaker, marked "Royal Castle, Sheffield" on base, tapering cylindrical form with galleried lighthouse design, removable cover, height 14 1/4 in. $600/900
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427. A Good Antique Silverplate Serving Tray, two-handled oval shaped flat surface with allover chased foliate scrolls and flowers surrounding a plain reserve, reticulated flared rim with a bold cast foliate border and handles, raised on four scroll supports, 29 3/4 in. x 20 in l. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0428 428. A Decorative Pair of Silverplate Wine Buckets, with stag handles, tapering cylindrical form with Greek key bands, removable liner, height 10 3/4 in. $1000/1500
Image Of Lot 0429 429. An English Edwardian Sterling Silver Gilt Cake Knife or Fish Slice, Henry Atkins, London, 1906, with pistol grip handle, the blade fashioned after an early 19th c. fish slice form, length 10 1/4 in. $200/300
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528. A Victorian Silverplate Tea and Coffee Service, with English Registry mark for March 9, 1873, in the neoclassical taste, comprised of a kettle-on-stand, teapot, coffee pot, open sugar and creamer, each of hexagonal paneled vase form on a pedestal base with reeded borders and neoclassical chasing, kettle-on-stand height 20 in., (5 pcs.) $700/1000
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529. An Antique English Silverplate Tea Tray, Sheffield, c. 1880, octagonal with cast scroll and foliate loop handles, gadroon border and acanthus scroll feet, flat surface with chased decorative band surrounding center vacant shield shape reserve, 29 1/2 in. x 17 3/4 in. $800/1200
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530. An Antique English Silverplate and Waterford Crystal Epergne, in the Orientalist taste, with centerbowl and 3 scroll arms supporting conforming bowls, the standard mounted with the figure of a Bedouin on a camel flanked by palm trees, elaborate ornamentation throughout, height 21 in., diameter 17 in. $800/1200
Provenance: Estate of Julia Badger, Grand Rivers, KY.
Image Of Lot 0531 531. A Pair of Regency-Style Silverplate Wine Coolers, campagna form with lobed bodies, reeded border, with gadrooned foot and removable interior liner, with reeded loop pierced handles, height 10 in. $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0759 759. A Handsome Antique Silverplate Tea Tray, octagonal with beaded border, Renaissance Revival chasing, 23 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in. $700/1000
Image Of Lot 0760 760. An American Sterling Silver Repoussé Tea Caddy and Box, the tea caddy Shreve, Crump & Low, Boston, c. 1885; the box Frank M. Whiting, North Attleboro, MA, c. 1890; tea caddy height 4 1/4 in., box height 2 1/4 in., combined weight 7.80 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0761 761. A Group of Sterling Silver Serving Pieces, including 13 tablespoons, some slotted, 4 hand-wrought long handled serving pieces and a sterling silver stilton cheese scoop with a wood handle, combined weight 43.90 troy ozs. (18 pcs.) $1200/1800
Image Of Lot 0762 762. A Set of Twelve French Silver and Mother-of-Pearl Melon Forks, 19th c., marked "TOURON"/"BREVETE/S.G.D.G.", maker's mark and standard mark, length 8 1/4 in. $250/350
Image Of Lot 0763 763. A Black, Starr and Gorham Sterling Silver After Dinner Coffee Pot and Creamer, New York, c. 1940, with pineapple finial and fruitwood handles, coffeepot height 9 1/2 in., combined weight 20.20 troy ozs. $400/600
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764. A Pair of Antique Gorham Silverplate Entree Dishes, circular dishes having die-stamped and beaded borders, wild boar finials, height 5 in., diameter 9 3/4 in. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0765 765. A Pair of Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Salad Servers, Reed & Barton, "Love Disarmed" pattern introduced in 1900, pierced fork and broad fluted spoon, length 10 1/2 in., weight 15.20 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0766 766. A Gorham "Imperial Chrysanthemum" Pattern Salad Serving Fork and Spoon, pat. 1894, monogrammed "ED", weight 7.80 troy ozs. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0767 767. A Set of Twelve Mother-of-Pearl Handled Dinner Knives and Twelve Luncheon Knives, lengths 9 1/4 in., and 8 in. respectively. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0769 769. A Group of Sterling Silver and Silverplate Ice Cream, Ramekin and Cocktail Forks. including a set of 12 Dominick & Haff "Martha Washington", 10 Gorham "Buttercup" and others, 12 silverplate ramekin forks and 5 matching cocktail forks, combined weight (weighable) 41.30 troy ozs. (83 pcs.) $1000/1500
Image Of Lot 0770 770. A Group of Small Continental Silver Objects, including a set of 10 twist handle plique-a-jour demitasse spoons with a pair of matching sugar nips, marked .925; a twist handle pick; a shallow dish, covered box with embossed genre scene on one side and a king on horseback on the other; and a miniature tankard, hinged cover with figure, total weight 8.40 troy ozs., (14 pcs.) $150/250
Image Of Lot 0771 771. A Group of Baltimore Sterling Silver Repoussé Tableware, including a condiment bowl and ladle, S. Kirk & Son, c. 1935; and a pair of salt and pepper castors, Otto Faber, c. 1890; bowl height 3 in., castor height 3 3/4 in., combined weight 9.20 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0772 772. A Set of Four Antique English Silverplate Candlesticks, each with shaped circular base, baluster stem and removable bobêche in the Rococo taste, weighted bases, height 12 in. $700/1000
Image Of Lot 0773 773. A Georgian-Style Silverplate Cruet Stand, quadrilobed stand with elaborate C-scroll legs on shell pad feet, two cruets of tear drop form with vintage pattern cut work design, and two silverplate casters, height 8 in. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0888A 888A. An American Silverplate Ladle, Rogers & Bros., "Olive" pattern, engraved in script "Kearney" on upperface, length 13 3/4 in. $75/125
Provenance: Descended in the Waring family, 351 Government Street, Mobile, AL.
Image Of Lot 0983 983. A Continental .800 Silver Tête-à-Tête Teapot, c. 1860, Germany, height 4 1/2 in., width 7 in., weight 14.5 troy ozs. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0984 984. Two Old Sheffield Plate Warming Stands, one two-handled rectangular dish having a reeded border, cast shell-and-scroll handles, and raised on wooden bun feet; the other a two-handled circular dish on ball supports, rectangular height 13 1/4 in., circular height 13 3/8 in. $400/600
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985. A Set of Twelve Adams-Style Silverplate Service Plates, by Reed & Barton, pierced borders with garland wreath and basket of flower swag borders, fully marked on reverse, diameter 11 1/4 in. $600/900
Image Of Lot 0986 986. A Set of Four English Silverplate Candlesticks, Barker Ellis, Birmingham, each octagonal base with fluting and beaded borders, fluted stem and candlecup with removable bobêche, height 11 3/8 in. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0987 987. An Antique English Silverplate Soup Tureen, Thomas Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield, 1892-1916, classical two-handled navette form on a pedestal base, part fluted sides and cover with urn finial, height 8 5/8 in., width 14 3/4 in., depth 7 3/4 in. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0988 988. A Pair of George III Sterling Silver Master Salts, Chas. Chesterman, London, 1787-89, each with gadrooned rim, pierced surround, cobalt glass liner, total weight 2 troy ozs. $250/350
Image Of Lot 0989 989. An English Sterling Silver Mustard Pot, W. Hutton & Sons, Ltd., London, 1898-99, hinged lid, reticulated surround, bun feet, cobalt glass liner; together with an English sterling silver mustard spoon, 1885-86, and dessert spoon, 1809-10. $150/250
Image Of Lot 1014 1014. An Anglo-Indian Silver Pitcher, unmarked, hand-wrought raised pyriform body on three cast claw and ball feet, allover repoussé scrolling foliage with flowers against a punchwork ground, the lower neck with chased stylized decoration of geometric bands, appliqué curved scroll handle, height 11 1/4 in., weight 32.95 troy ozs. $500/750
Image Of Lot 1015 1015. An English Edwardian Sterling Silver Tea Caddy, Chester, 1904, rubbed maker's mark, lobed oval form with hinged gadrooned cover, ring handle and raised on four shell supports, height 4 in., width 4 1/4 in., depth 3 1/4 in., weight 6.55 troy ozs. $200/300
Image Of Lot 1016 1016. A Pair of Georgian Sterling Silver Serving Forks, one London, 1804, probably Peter, Ann and William Bateman, mark entered 1800, upper part of mark rubbed, the other London, 1815, unidentified maker, each with downturned Old English pattern handle, rounded terminal and no drop on bowl; engraved script monograms on upper face, length 12 in. and 10 3/4 in. respectively, combined weight 7.45 troy ozs. $250/350
Image Of Lot 1017 1017. An Irish Sterling Silver Sandwich or Asparagus Tongs, Dublin, 1825, maker TF untraced, plain bowed handle having broad grips, length 9 in., weight 4.15 troy ozs. $250/350
Image Of Lot 1018 1018. A Pair of George II Crested Sterling Silver Spoons, mid-18th c., Hanoverian pattern, upturned rounded handles, deep rounded drops on elongated slightly tapered bowls, length 8 1/4 in., weight 4.50 troy ozs. $250/350
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1019. A Cased Pair of Mappin & Webb Sterling Silver Serving Spoons, Birmingham, c. 1919, with "oyster shell" bowls and Royal Cypher finials, weight 3.15 troy ozs. $200/400
Image Of Lot 1020 1020. An Old Sheffield Plate Cake Basket, c. 1830, oblong, with swing handle, shell and scroll rim, molded foot, height 10 1/2 in., length 13 5/8 in. $300/500
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1021. An Antique English Silverplate Wine Bottle Holder, c. 1880; together with an Arts and Crafts hammered silverplate wine dispenser, c. 1920. $400/600
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1022. A Pair of Decorative Silverplate Wine Coasters, each having floral and acanthus rim, baluster body, hardwood turned bottom with central silver button, height 5 1/2 in., diameter 8 3/4 in. $300/500
Image Of Lot 1099 1099. Two American Sterling Silver Trumpet Vases, one an equestrian trophy won by Mrs. H.T. Howard, Jr. in 1929, height 16 in.; the other monogrammed "EH", height 10 in., both with weighted bases. $250/350
No Image For This Lot 1101. A Good Group of Antique and Vintage American Sterling Silver Gentlemen's Accessories, including an embossed pocket flask, maker's mark rubbed; an ashtray, J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia; 2 folding pocket knives, one by Wood & Hughes, the other Gorham; 3 matchbox covers, S. Kirk & Son; and a Zippo lighter, combined weight (weighable) 8.55 troy ozs. (8 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 1102 1102. An American Coin Silver Soup Ladle, Wood & Hughes, New York, ret. A.J. & F.A. Leslie, Mobile, wc. 1856-1875, fiddle thread pattern, engraved "Lizzie Foster Jan 5th 1870", length 12 1/4 in., weight 7.20 troy ozs. $400/600
Image Of Lot 1103 1103. An American .950 Silver Fish Slice, Ball Black and Co., New York, wc. 1851-1876, "King's" pattern, engraved "Fairchild", length 12 in., weight 3.60 troy ozs. $200/300
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1104. An American Coin Silver Serving Fork, Peter Krider, Philadelphia, wc. 1850-1860, bright cut decoration, length 9 in., weight 2.4 troy ozs.; together with an American cake knife, ret. Mermod Jaccard and Co., wc. 1845-1905, pat. Oct. 8, 78, likely silverplate, length 11 1/4 in. $200/300
Image Of Lot 1105 1105. A Miscellaneous Group of Antique and Vintage American Sterling Silver Spoons, various patterns and makers, including Dominick & Haff, Whiting, Shieff, Gorham and Alvin, teaspoons, soup spoons, bouillon spoons, egg spoons, and citrus spoons, combined weight 57.90 troy ozs. (66 pcs.) $1500/2500
Image Of Lot 1106 1106. A Set of Four Sheffield Candlesticks, tapering cylindrical bodies with scroll and floral decoration on stepped circular bases, retain original bobêches, height 10 in. $600/900
Image Of Lot 1131 1131. A Good Group of Antique Page Turners, including two sterling silver examples, c. 1900, by Gorham, length 12 in., one with hollow handle; and 1 mother-of-pearl page turner, length 8 1/2 in., total weight (weighable) 4.10 troy ozs., (3 pcs.) $500/700
Image Of Lot 1152 1152. A Decorative Silverplate Epergne, marked "Royal Castle Sheffield EP", circular form with four scrolled acanthus supports, centering a cut and etched glass bowl, the arms fitted with matching glass bowls, height 13 1/4 in., bowl diameter 10 1/2 in. $1500/2500
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