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James Watts Engraved Twist Handle Shell Bowl Coin Silver Berry Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4354f   $120.00


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An elegant item that measures 8 3/4" long and weighs approximately 1.4 T. oz., this berry spoon has a twisted stem, broad, finely engraved, anthemion-shaped, handle end with a scalloped edge, and a gold washed, shell bowl.

One of two matching pieces, this is an endearing presentation item, presumably memorializing a twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. It is engraved in feathered script lettering "JTC/1844-1869/MLC."

It is also marked "Coin" and with James Watts' "horse head over chevron"... Click for details

A.J. Evans, Binghamton NY, "Fiddle Tipt" Coin Silver Sugar Shovel
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4346f   $46.00


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The "eagle, H, bust" pseudo hallmark imprinted on the backside of this 5 7/8" long, weighty feeling approximately 1.0 T. oz., coin silver spoon is attributed to maker Richard Huntington of Utica, New York, 1823-55, and prior, 1811-23, Springfield, Massachusetts.

It is also stamped "A.J. Evans," for Alfred, who operated as a Binghamton, New York jeweler beginning in 1830.

It has a "Fiddle Tipt" handle with a finely rendered, feathered script "NHP" monogram engraved sideways on the front.... Click for details

Shreve, Brown & Co. "Oval Thread" Sterling Silver Master Butter Knife
Silver : Sterling : Flatware

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4339f   $48.00


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A substantially sized item that measures 7 1/2" long and weighs just under 1.4 T. oz., this master butter knife traces to mid 19th century Boston.

It is stamped "Shreve, Brown & Co.," which was an 1857-60 partnership in the chain of evolution for the firm that eventually became Boston's carriage trade "Shreve, Crump & Low."

It is also marked "Sterling," which is early for this period when coin silver was the prevailing silver standard.

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J.E. Caldwell Twist Handle Engraved Pure Coin Silver Preserve Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4338f   $70.00


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Dating from the mid 19th century, this preserve or jelly spoon measures 7 1/4" long and weighs 1.0 T. oz.

It is stamped on the backside of the handle "J.E. Caldwell & Co." for the renowned Philadelphia jeweler and retailer of fine goods, and "Pure Coin," suggesting this piece may have been sourced from a New England manufacturer, given this term was typically used in that area.

It has a twisted central stem, with a broad, plum-shaped, tipt backside, end that is extensively engraved with... Click for details

Tice & Co., Brooklyn, "Oval Thread" Coin Silver Shell Bowl Berry Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4335f   $85.00


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A mid 19th century, 8 3/4" long, approximately 2.0 T. oz., berry or other serving spoon, this piece is marked "Tice & Co.," presumably for Brooklyn, New York jeweler, William R. Tice. The only other firm that incorporates this surname cited in references is "Huntington & Tice," Cincinnati, and not a likely match for this.

The pattern is an "Oval Thread" with the name "Julia Atwater" inscribed sideways in cursive lettering on the handle front.

The generously-sized bowl is shell form with a... Click for details

Schohay & Ludwig, Philadelphia, Coin Silver Embossed Bowl Berry Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4328f   On Hold


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An elegant item that measures 8 3/8" long and weighs approximately 1.5 T. oz., this berry spoon has a twisted stem, broad, finely engraved handle end, and a bright, gold washed bowl that has raised fruit and leaves with chased detailing.

It is stamped with the telltale "arrow in an oval" symbol that was used by the 1867-73 partnership of "(Albert) Schohay & (Adolph) Ludwig," Philadelphia, and the word "Coin."

The handle has a high style, leaf script, "JEC" monogram.

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Haddock, Lincoln & Foss "Olive" Sterling Silver Preserve Spoon
Silver : Sterling : Flatware

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4323f   $52.00


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A popular mid 19th century pattern, "Olive" was produced by numerous manufacturers, and was especially well-received in Boston.

Indeed, this 7" long, just over 1.0 T. oz., preserve spoon is marked "Haddock, Lincoln & Foss," which was a Boston firm with dates 1857-68. It is also stamped "925" in an oval for sterling. Makers were transitioning from coin to sterling about the time this was made, so this represents a forward looking piece for its period.

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Durgin "Strawberry" Pure Coin Silver Shell Bowl Preserve Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4302f   $85.00


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An early pattern that Durgin made first in coin and continued in production in sterling, "Strawberry" faithfully portrays a single plump fruit with leaves on the handle end, and a cluster of leaves midway on the handle.

It is double die struck, meaning the design appears on the front and backsides.

This 6 3/4" long, 1.0 T. oz., example is an early run item, marked "Patent," "Pure Coin," which is a characteristically New England term, and with the name of the retailer, "A. Skinner," Boston.... Click for details

Schulz & Fisher, San Francisco, "Pacific" Coin Silver Pie Server
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4271f   $135.00


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Having rounded, double scroll shoulders, with a triple leaf drop and a different single leaf also flanked by scrolls set mid handle, "Pacific" issued in 1870 by San Francisco's Schulz & Fisher was very much a period design. It is highly reminiscent, for example, of Knowles & Ladd "Crete" and Gorham's "Pompeii," both contemporaneous with "Pacific."

This example is an 8 7/8" long, nearly .9 T. oz., pie server marked "coin" for the silver content.

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Underhill & Vernon, 18th C. NYC, Coin Silver Serving Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century

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4256f   $105.00


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References offer close dates, 1786-87, for the partnership of 18th century New York City silversmiths Thomas Underhill (b.1755) and John Vernon (b. 1761), whose marks, "T.U" and "I.V" respectively, appear on this 8 5/8" long, just over 1.8 T. oz., serving spoon.

It has a slender, down turned, rounded end with "Tipt" backside, handle that has a period, block letter, "I*D" monogrammed engraved on the front.

There is a pronounced long drop on the bowl reverse.

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William Thomson NYC 1835 "Kings" Coin Silver Tongs
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4231f   $195.00


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A significant name among New York City silversmiths of the first half of the 19th century, examples of William Thomson's work are held in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of the City of New York, and Winterthur.

This piece, marked "W.Thomson" on the inside of one leg, is a 6 1/2" long, weighty at 1.9 T. oz., pair of tongs.

They are in a(n English) "Kings" pattern and have shell grips.

The 7/8" wide arch is engraved in an elegant, feathered... Click for details

Philo B. Gilbert, NYC, "Medallion" Shell Bowl Coin Silver Sugar Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4209f   $85.00


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Writing in Silver Medallion Flatware, D. Albert Soeffing comments that "[Philo B.] Gilbert was a prominent New York City manufacturer, working for about thirty years. Although not well know today, he was one of the leading producers of his day."

This 6" long, .8 T. oz., coin silver sugar spoon is an early example of his "Medallion" pattern, marked only "Patent 1867."

Relatively rare, the line is multi-motif, featuring a variety of different helmeted knight's heads facing left. This... Click for details

Duhme & Co. "Tipt" Mid 19th C. Twist Coin Silver Master Butter Knife
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4206f   $32.00


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Measuring 7 3/8" long and weighing .8 T. oz., this master butter knife has a blade that is set at a right angle to the handle.

Stamped "Duhme & Co." for the prominent Cincinnati firm, it is coin silver and dates from relatively early in the history of that company, likely the 1850s.

The handle is a broad, "Fiddle Tipt" pattern typical of Ohio River Valley design of the period.

Otherwise plain, there is an engraved, script letter "M.J.H." monogram set sideways on the handle.

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Farrington & Hunnewell Bright Cut Coin Silver Master Butter Knife
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4186f   $44.00


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Marked "F&H" for Boston manufacturer "Farrington & Hunnewell" and "S.M. Hewett" for Putnam, Connecticut jeweler, this 7" long, just over .8 T. oz., piece dates to the mid 19th century.

A slender piece, it is a master butter, or possibly a pickle, knife.

The shoulders of the handle are angular, while the smooth surface is extensively engraved in a diamond cut and wriggle work design that is character of this period Boston silver.

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Ball, Black & Co. Whiting "Le Cordon" Large Coin Silver Tongs
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4131f   This item is currently being auctioned


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A pattern identified with Whiting, "Le Cordon" originated otherwise, as evidenced by this pair of tongs stamped "Ball, Black & Co.," and with an "M."

Dating from the mid 19th century, they are coin silver and large (suitable for ice), measuring 6 1/4" long and weighing 1.9 T. oz.

The "knot" pattern appears on each arm, with the added embellishment of a shield on one. Intended for a monogram, this area remains plain although there is a feathered script "C" engraved on the 5/8" wide arch.... Click for details

R. & W. Wilson "Leaf & Scroll" Heavy Coin Silver Pie Server
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4120f  


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The pattern on this 9" long, weighty at 2.8 T. oz., pie server is a "Leaf & Scroll" design that is indigenous to Philadelphia.

It is illustrated in a "handle patterns" unit of Catherine Hollan's Philadelphia Silversmiths, where it is attributed to Robert and William Wilson, a partnership that dates from the second quarter of the 19th century, and their "R.&W. Wilson" mark does appear on the backside of this coin silver piece.

The handle is flat and double die struck, meaning the... Click for details

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