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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.

It has a generously proportioned, 4 1/2" by 2... Click for details

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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Twist Handle Engraved Coin Silver Flat Master Butter Knife
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4252f   On Hold


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A handsome example of mid 19th century American silver flatware, this 7 1/2" long, .9 T. oz., master butter knife features three favored style elements from the period.

First, it has a twisted stem that joins the broad and flat handle end to the blade. Second, the handle and blade are notched and scalloped in a unique pattern. Third, the front side surfaces are bright cut and wriggle work engraved in a leaf, scroll, and crosscut design.

The open reserve area on the handle is inscribed with... Click for details

Gorham "Josephine" Platt & Bro., NYC, Coin Silver Pie Server
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4243f   On Hold


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An early example of Gorham's "Josephine" pattern, this 9 1/4" long, approximately 2.3 T. oz., pie server is marked "Coin," "Patent 1855," and "Platt & Bro. N.Y," for the New York City retailer with dates 1836-62.

"Josephine" features an acanthus leaf set on the end of a "Thread and Scroll" handle, with an expanded leaf on the backside heel of the blade.

This has a "JRC" script monogram engraved sideways on the handle front.

The 4 3/4" long by 2 3/4" at the widest, scalloped shoulder... Click for details

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

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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.

The pattern on this is particularly appealing in that it... Click for details

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   This item is currently being auctioned


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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

James Vancourt, NY, "Jenny Lind" Coin Silver Fish Serving Knife & Fork
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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Designed by New York City's Albert Coles, "Jenny Lind" was subsequently produced by a number of mid 19th century manufacturers.

This fish serving fork and slice in this pattern are each stamped with the three part "eagle, V, bust" hallmark used by James Vancourt who was in a partnership with Albert's nephew, William Coles, from 1848 to about 1852. There is an "erased C" faintly visible in the marks on these, indicative of the former pairing (see William McGrew Manufacturers' Marks on... Click for details

Wm. W. White "Leaf" Coin Silver Shell Bowl Preserve Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4093f   $46.00


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Measuring 6 3/4" long and weighing 1.1 T. oz., this coin silver spoon is stamped with the mark of William Wilson White, New York City, and dates from the mid 19th century.

It is an acanthus "Leaf" pattern with an anthemion and rosette tip.

A preserve or jelly spoon, the shell form bowl is something of a scoop with a deep heel that is decorated on the reverse with the same leaf design as on the handle.

It is finely engraved with an "LLRA" monogram in feathered script lettering.

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Farrington & Hunnewell, Boston, Bright Cut Coin Silver Sauce Ladle
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4073f   $65.00


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A major mid 19th century silver manufacturer, Boston's Farrington & Hunnewell produced a number of die cut patterns as well as an extensive array of engraved designs.

This 6" long, 1.3 T. oz., shell bowl, sauce or cream ladle, is an especially fine example of the later form.

It has a gracefully arced, broad, "Reverse Tipt" handle that is bright and diamond cut on the front in a floral, leaf, and swag design.

There is a central reserve area that is engraved in a leaf script "W" monogram.... Click for details

Gorham "Ionic" Greek Revival Coin Silver Master Butter Knife
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4032f   $75.00


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One of Gorham's earliest full line patterns, references date it to 1865 although this 7 3/4" long, 1.4 T. oz., solid silver master butter knife is stamped "Patent 1867," indicating a later date and situating it just before the company's conversion to a sterling standard in 1868.

Other marks on this include Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" emblem, and the name of the retailer, Philadelphia's "Geo. H. Bechtel."

"Ionic" is a Greek Revival design that incorporates a central rosette with a stylized... Click for details

Rare Coin Silver Sauce Ladle by Sylvanus Bramhall (1776-1827) of Mass.
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20191103-07   $25.00


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Offered is a good example of the work of little-known Massachusetts silversmith Sylvanus Bramhall, working in Plymouth circa 1790 to the 1820s, and then in Boston for the final few years of his life. This ladle has a very well-struck and clear maker's mark and also has a period engraved script monogram. This sauce ladle measures about 6 1/4 inches in length and weighs about 23 grams. Condition is good overall aside from one issue - some stubborn spots of tarnish or corrosion the bowl (see... Click for details

Zalmon Bostwick, New York, "Tipt" Coin Silver Cream Ladle
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4023f   This item is currently being auctioned


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Marked with a three part "anchor, diamond with the letters ZB, horse head" hallmark, this 6" long, .9 T. oz., "Tipt" ladle is for cream or sauce.

The maker was Zalmon Bostwick, who was born in Vermont and worked as a silversmith in New York City, 1841-56 according to one source, 1841-52 to another.

A clean piece with a particularly bright, hand polished only, finish, it has a finely rendered, feathered script, "CCI" or "CCJ" monogram set sideways on the handle.

The ovoid bowl measures 1... Click for details

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