Discovery Auction

Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
United States
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Date of the auction: 14.03.2012

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Reed & Barton Sterling "Love Disarmed" Fish SliceReed & Barton Sterling...

Reed & Barton Sterling "Love Disarmed" Fish Slice, c. 1900, with heavily cast stem and pierced blade, lg. 12 3/4 in., approx. 8 troy oz

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Three Continental Silver-handled Flatware ServersThree Continental...

Three Continental Silver-handled Flatware Servers, late 19th century, a pair of French .950 dessert servers (spoon and ice cream slice) with gold-washed bowl/blade, and a German .800 crepe server; sold with a Victorian silver plate pastry server

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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George III/IV Sheffield Plate GobletGeorge III/IV Sheffield Plate Goblet

George III/IV Sheffield Plate Goblet, early 19th century, bell-shaped bowl gold-washed to interior, on heavy trumpet stem with reeded rim, ht. 5 3/4 in

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Ten Assorted American Sterling and Silver Plate Table ArticlesTen Assorted...

Ten Assorted American Sterling and Silver Plate Table Articles, a Woodward & Lothrop sterling compote with embossed rim, a single Fisher weighted sterling candlestick, three sterling Revere-style bowls, makers Redlich, Hunt, and Reed & Barton, a small Graff, Washbourne & Dunn shell-form dish, a pair

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Nine Small Silver and Silver Plate Boxes and CasesNine Small Silver and...

Nine Small Silver and Silver Plate Boxes and Cases, including a Tiffany & Co. sterling makeup container, a modern British sterling trunk-form pillbox, a modern Scottish sterling enameled pillbox (losses), a 1920s British sterling cigarette case, Chester, an .800 silver round lidded box with crab

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Four Small American Sterling Tableware ItemsFour Small American Sterling...

Four Small American Sterling Tableware Items, 19th/early 20th century, a Towle footed compote with cast floral and foliate decoration to rim and foot, a Kirk two-handled side bowl with overall floral repoussé decoration and twig-form handles, mid-19th century, a Gorham square-footed ovoid sugar

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Tiffany & Co. Sterling Baby MugTiffany & Co. Sterling Baby Mug

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Baby Mug, New York, 1902-07, with engraved inscription "Frederic Parmelee Fitch/April 11th 1948" to side, engraved "From Uncle Frederic" on the base, the mug of typical form, with reeded lip, cast stylized foliate base, and ear-shaped handle, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 2 3/4 in., approx

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Towle Sterling Fruit BowlTowle Sterling Fruit Bowl

Towle Sterling Fruit Bowl, Newburyport, Massachusetts, first half 20th century, the fluted round bowl with engraved garlands and pierced panels, with crenellated cast edge, ht. 1 7/8, dia. 9 7/8 in., approx. 8.8 troy oz

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Birks Sterling Velvet-lined Jewelry BoxBirks Sterling Velvet-lined Jewelry Box

Birks Sterling Velvet-lined Jewelry Box, Montreal, 20th century, monogrammed, the round box with hinged lid opening to reveal a sage green velvet lining, with five ring holders, gold-washed interior, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 4 1/2 in

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$250 - US$300

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Set of Three Austro-Hungarian .800 Silver Bottle TicketsSet of Three...

Set of Three Austro-Hungarian .800 Silver Bottle Tickets, 1886-1922, oval, engraved "F. Courvoisier & Curlier Freres," and with names and numbers of spirits, each with a link chain, tag wd. 2 1/8 in., approx. 1 troy oz

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Three Small English and Russian Silver and Silver Plate DishesThree Small...

Three Small English and Russian Silver and Silver Plate Dishes, a Sheffield reticulated sterling dish with stylized cutouts and butterfly decoration, with marks possibly for George Hape, 1925, a William Hutton & Sons silver plate repoussé foliate dish with fruit decoration to inside base, and a

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Approximately Fifty-five Pieces of Assorted American Sterling...

Approximately Fifty-five Pieces of Assorted American Sterling Flatware, various patterns, including two Durgin "New Queens" tablespoons, three teaspoons, and six forks; seven Shiebler leaf-patterned forks and a matching fork, two tablespoons, and a serving spoon, lacking Shiebler mark; twelve Frank

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Four American Silver Flatware ServersFour American Silver Flatware Servers

Four American Silver Flatware Servers, three sterling serving spoons: a gold-washed Durgin "New Art" pattern, a Dominick & Haff "Century" pattern, monogrammed, and a Watson "Marlborough" pattern; and a pair of coin silver sugar tongs, engraved and monogrammed, lg. to 9 1/4 in., approx. 12.7 troy oz

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Five Small American Sterling Tableware ItemsFive Small American Sterling...

Five Small American Sterling Tableware Items, a pair of Tiffany & Co. footed open salts with cobalt glass liners, 1938-47, a pair of salt spoons retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low, and a Tiffany & Co. scallop-edged side dish, 20th century, approx. 7.3 troy oz. silver

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Six Tiffany & Co. Sterling SpoonsSix Tiffany & Co. Sterling Spoons

Six Tiffany & Co. Sterling Spoons, New York, three "English King" tablespoons and a teaspoon, 1875-91, an early serving spoon, and an "Audubon"-style demitasse spoon, 1907-47, approx. 10.8 troy oz

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Three European Silver Flatware ItemsThree European Silver Flatware Items

Three European Silver Flatware Items, a German gold-washed .800 silver carving set, boxed, maker's mark F.C., monogrammed; and a William Bateman fork, London, 1838

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Seven Small Assorted Sterling ArticlesSeven Small Assorted Sterling Articles

Seven Small Assorted Sterling Articles, a pair of Goodnow & Jenks open salts, a Tiffany & Co. tea strainer, two napkin rings, one Webster, a Dominick & Haff shoe-form pincushion (lacking cushion), and a Merrill match holder, approx. 10 troy oz. weighable silver. Provenance: Property of the Larz

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Group of Assorted American Sterling and Silver Plate FlatwareGroup of...

Group of Assorted American Sterling and Silver Plate Flatware, including a set of twelve Raimond shell-shaped iced tea straw/stirrers, two Towle spoons, a number of small serving forks, makers include Dominick & Haff, Frank W. Smith, Frank M. Whiting, and Reed & Barton, a pair of Wallace sugar

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Four Sterling Bottle TicketsFour Sterling Bottle Tickets

Four Sterling Bottle Tickets, two England, accented with grapes, one "Port" with Dionysius mask, Birmingham, 1845, the other "Gin," London, 1985; and two "Rye" marked only sterling, sold with a white metal tag for "Bourbon" on blue enameled ground, (5 items total), approx. 1 troy oz

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$125 - US$175

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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George III Silver MuffineerGeorge III Silver Muffineer

George III Silver Muffineer, London, 1775, Richard Rugg, maker, of typical form, the pear-shaped shaker with perforated lid, raised on three spindle legs with embossed floral knees, ht. 6 in., approx. 7 troy oz

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Reed & Barton Sterling Paul Revere Reproduction BowlReed & Barton Sterling...

Reed & Barton Sterling Paul Revere Reproduction Bowl, 20th century, of typical form, the round bowl with slightly molded edge and tiered round foot, with associated colorless glass liner, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 9 in., approx. 23.8 troy oz. silver

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Two Silver Stemmed Kiddush CupsTwo Silver Stemmed Kiddush Cups

Two Silver Stemmed Kiddush Cups, one America, sterling, engraved with a Star of David, and one Russia, Moscow, 1891, with marks for Igor Zavijanov, maker, Lev Oleks, assayer, and with 84 zolotnik standard, ht. to 5 3/8 in., approx. 4.3 troy oz

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Assorted Group of Mostly American Sterling FlatwareAssorted Group of Mostly...

Assorted Group of Mostly American Sterling Flatware, a two-piece English sterling-handled fish service, a J.C. Derby Chrysanthemum-patterned pierced jelly slice, a set of seven Dominick & Haff demitasse spoons, eleven Towle gold-washed coffee spoons, a single teaspoon retailed by Bigelow, Kennard

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Pair of French .950 Silver Asparagus TongsPair of French .950 Silver...

Pair of French .950 Silver Asparagus Tongs, Paris, second half 19th century, Emile Puiforcat, maker, monogrammed, of typical form, the pierced side with floral and foliate decoration, the handles cast with vines and leaves, lg. 8 3/4 in., approx. 6.6 troy oz

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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International "Edgewood" Pattern Sterling Soup LadleInternational...

International "Edgewood" Pattern Sterling Soup Ladle, early 20th century, monogrammed, with trifid bowl and cast leaf decoration, lg. 11 1/2 in., approx. 7 troy oz

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Group of Assorted Silver-plated FlatwareGroup of Assorted Silver-plated...

Group of Assorted Silver-plated Flatware, a set of eight porcelain-handled fruit knives, a mother-of-pearl-handled dessert set, a blue and white porcelain-handled cake knife and pastry server, three ivorine-handled bright-cut forks and knives, and assorted other small serving pieces

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Group of Miscellaneous Silver and Silver-plated FlatwareGroup of...

Group of Miscellaneous Silver and Silver-plated Flatware, including a pair of Swedish silver-plated grape shears, a boxed set of six European silver souvenir spoons, two Lunt sterling-handled cheese servers, a Gorham silver-plated pie server, a set of .800 silver straws, a number of silver spoons

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Large Group of Silver-plated Serving ItemsLarge Group of Silver-plated...

Large Group of Silver-plated Serving Items, including a large number of trays, several wine coasters, coffeepots, a tea caddy, and a number of flatware items

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Indian Silver Cigarette CaseIndian Silver Cigarette Case

Indian Silver Cigarette Case, 20th century, rectangular, the lid engraved with stalking lion and lioness, the reverse with a map of India, lg. 5 3/8 in., approx. 6 troy oz

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Mar 2012

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Victorian-style Cruet SetVictorian-style Cruet Set

Victorian-style Cruet Set, with five etched glass cruets and bottles with silver-plated tops and stoppers

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Mar 2012