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Cincinnati Coin Silver Youth Fork - McGrew & Beggs
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141019-03   $35.00

Cincinnati Coin Silver Youth Fork - McGrew & Beggs
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Offered is a fine and scarce early American coin silver youth fork by the partnership of McGrew & Beggs. Wilson McGrew and Joseph P. Beggs were the partners in this watchmaking and jewelry firm active in Cincinnati, Ohio from ca. 1843 to ca. 1848. This fork measures about 6 1/16 inches in length and weighs about 28 grams. Condition is good, with some time wear but no splits or repairs. This piece features a good clear maker's mark and has no monogram or obvious sign of erasure. All in all a... Click for details

Scarce Harrisburg, PA Dessert Spoon - George W. McCalla
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141019-01   $45.00

Scarce Harrisburg, PA Dessert Spoon - George W. McCalla
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Offered is a fine and rare American coin silver dessert spoon by little-known Harrisburg, Pennsylvania silversmith and jeweler George W. McCalla. McCalla was working in Harrisburg in the 1860s, but his origins are unknown, at least to me. He died at the age of 46 in 1866 after suffering from a debilitating illness for some time. His wife carried on with the shop and its operations for another three years, until closing the business at the end of 1869. This dessert spoon measures about 7 1/4... Click for details

Fine Maryland? Tablespoon, Maker's Mark & Union Shield
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141018-01   Sold

Fine Maryland? Tablespoon, Maker's Mark & Union Shield
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Offered is a fine American coin silver table spoon circa 1825-50, marked "Jacob" in italicised letters in a conforming punch, with pseudo-hallmarks or manufacturer's marks of a Union shield and the letter "S". I've not come across a Union shield mark like this before, but think it is likely the work of a Maryland silversmith. George Jacob of Baltimore may be a possibility, but there may be other candidates. This piece has no monogram or sign of erasure. It measures about 8 7/8 inches in... Click for details

Large Gorham "Cottage" Sterling Silver Tongs
Silver : Sterling : Flatware

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2246f   $85.00

Large Gorham
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At 5 3/4" long, this pair of tongs are exceptionally long and commensurately heavy at nearly 1.7 T. oz. Whether intended to be used for ice, they certainly could serve that purpose.

The pattern is Gorham's "Cottage," which according to company archives, was in active production for approximately forty years, beginning in 1861. As this pair are stamped "Sterling," they date post 1868 when Gorham adopted the sterling standard. Earlier examples of "Cottage" were made in coin silver. This is... Click for details

Excellent Lancaster Coin Silver Spoon by Zahm & Jackson
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141008-03   $22.50

Excellent Lancaster Coin Silver Spoon by Zahm & Jackson
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A fine American coin silver teaspoon by prolific Lancaster, Pennsylvania jewelers, watchmakers and silversmiths Michael Zahm and John W. Jackson, working in partnership as Zahm & Jackson from about 1845 on. This spoon is in excellent condition, with little surface wear and no dents, splits or repairs. It measures about 5 1/2 inches in length and weighs about 14 grams. This spoon features a legible maker's mark and a good period engraved script monogram. All in all a fine piece of... Click for details

Rare Fancy-Back Philadelphia Spoon Ca. 1785 Jacob Frank
Silver : Coin Silver

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20141008-01   Sold

Rare Fancy-Back Philadelphia Spoon Ca. 1785 Jacob Frank
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A fine and rare early American coin silver coffee spoon or tea spoon by Philadelphia silversmith Jacob Frank, working from 1778 to 1794. This spoon and its rare die-struck foliate bowl decoration are featured in "Philadelphia Silversmiths" by Hollan; this spoon is the only example I have come across of Frank's work. The spoon's decoration is in relatively good shape, considering the age, and the mark is well-struck and very clear. This piece has no monogram and there is no sign of erasure. ... Click for details

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A.F. Trufant, Abington, Ma., "Fiddle Tipt" Dessert Spn.
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware

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2242f   $22.00

A.F. Trufant, Abington, Ma.,
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Born in 1825 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, on Boston's South Shore, Asa Fairbanks Trufant is listed working as a merchant in nearby Abington, dying in 1879.

Given the "Fiddle Tipt" pattern on this 7 1/4" long, just over .8 T. oz., dessert or place spoon, it would have dated from his earliest working years.

It is monogrammed "JT to EJT" in fancy script lettering and is in exceptionally fine condition. It remains well-formed and retains a perfectly shaped bowl that is free of dents, burrs,... Click for details

Silver Teaspoon by Emanuel Holsey Circa 1820-39
Silver : Coin Silver

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20141005-09   Sold

Silver Teaspoon by Emanuel Holsey Circa 1820-39
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A fine American coin silver teaspoon by Maryland and Pennsylvania silversmith Emanuel (Emmanuel) Holsey, born circa 1798, who apprenticed with Henry Biershing of Washington County, MD circa 1815. Holsey worked in Williamsport, MD circa 1820-21, Hagerstown, MD circa 1821-23, and Chambersburg, PA circa 1823-39. He died in 1849 in Union County (probably IL or PA). This spoon measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 14 grams. It is engraved with a period script monogram of "BC" and has... Click for details

6 Hayes & Robbins NY "French Thread" Coin Teaspoons
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware

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2239f   $175.00

6 Hayes & Robbins NY
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Listed as a firm operating in New York City in the 1840s, the partnership of Hayes & Robbins is further documented by the location, "207 B.way" stamped on the backsides of this set of six, matching, coin silver teaspoons.

They are slightly over-sized at 6 1/8" long, and moderately heavy, with the group weighing approximately 6.1 T. oz. The pattern is a "French Thread" aka "Fiddle Thread," and appears on both the front and back sides. The bowls are tapered and have pointed tips.

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Picture-Back Teaspoon Ca. 1801-04, Moore & Ferguson
Silver : Coin Silver

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20141005-05   $40.00

Picture-Back Teaspoon Ca. 1801-04, Moore & Ferguson
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Offered is a fine early American coin silver teaspoon by Philadelphia silversmiths Charles Moore and John Ferguson, working together circa 1801-04. This spoon features a good clear maker's mark and a fancy-back or decorated back of a spangled shell or other similar design. This design is in fairly good condition, and the spoon overall is in fair condition, with a lot of small dents and dings to the bowl, and a fair amount of tip wear and lip wear. There is a period monogram. This spoon... Click for details

Pr. Philadelphia Coin Silver Spoons, Marshall & Tempest
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141005-04   $40.00

Pr. Philadelphia Coin Silver Spoons, Marshall & Tempest
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Offered is a fine pair of American coin silver tea spoons by Philadelphia silversmiths Joseph Marshall and Robert Tempest, working in partnership from 1813-65. Despite the long tenure of this partnership, silver bearing its mark is not commonly seen. This pair of teaspoons probably dates to about 1825-40 by style, and each spoon is finely engraved with a period script monogram. Each spoon also has a clear, legible maker's mark, and both spoons are in good condition with light wear from normal... Click for details

Excellent Tablespoon by James Peters of Philadelphia
Silver : Coin Silver

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20141005-02   Sold

Excellent Tablespoon by James Peters of Philadelphia
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Offered is an excellent early American coin silver table spoon by noted Philadelphia silversmith and spectacle maker James Peters, circa 1825-50. This spoon measures about 8 5/8 inches in length and weighs about 54 grams. It is in excellent condition, with very little wear and no dents, splits or repairs. This spoon bears a finely engraved period script monogram and has a clear maker's mark and fineness mark. All in all a fine example of Philadelphia coin silver!

Rare Mulberry Pattern Coin Silver Teaspoon James Peters
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141005-01   Sale Pending

Rare Mulberry Pattern Coin Silver Teaspoon James Peters
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A fine and rare example of the Mulberry pattern most often seen on Charleston, South Carolina silver, but this time on a tea spoon by noted Philadelphia silversmith James Peters, working circa 1813-36 on his own. The swage used in Philadelphia by Peters is slightly different from that used by the Ewan family of Charleston, but the two swages may have been made by the same die cutter. This spoon measures about 6 inches in length and weighs about 18 grams. There is a period engraved script... Click for details

Set of 5 Teaspoons by Brady & Elliott, Pottsville, PA
Silver : Coin Silver

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20141004-03   $75.00

Set of 5 Teaspoons by Brady & Elliott, Pottsville, PA
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Offered is a fine set of five American coin silver tea spoons by the Pottsville, Pennsylvania partnership of Brady & Elliott , working on Centre St. in Pottsville circa 1853. See below for information on lead partner William Brady. This set of teaspoons averages about 5 5/8 inches in length and the five spoons together weigh about 88 grams. It is engraved in period script with the name Lee - given the small size of the Pottsville community at the time, the probably identity of the original... Click for details

Philadelphia Teaspoon by Rare Maker - Owens & Dubosq
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20141004-02   $20.00

Philadelphia Teaspoon by Rare Maker - Owens & Dubosq
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Offered is a fine American coin silver tea spoon by the short-lived partnership of Samuel W. Owens and George Dubosq, working in Philadelphia from 1855-56. This teaspoon is the only example I've noted of their maker's mark. This teaspoon is in excellent condition with little wear and no dents, splits or repairs. It measures about 6 1/8 inches in length and weighs about 20 grams. This spoon has a clear maker's mark and also features a good period engraved script monogram. All in all a fine... Click for details

Fine Pair of Dessert Spoons by James Hansell Ca. 1825
Silver : Coin Silver

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20141004-01   Sold

Fine Pair of Dessert Spoons by James Hansell Ca. 1825
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A fine pair of American coin silver dessert spoons by Philadelphia silversmith James Hansell, working circa 1816-58; these spoons appear to date to about 1825, but could be a bit later. They measure about 7 1/8 inches in length, and weigh 32 grams each. Each spoon has a good clear maker's mark and a period engraved script monogram of "N". Condition is very good overall, with moderate surface wear and light tip wear, but no notable dents and no splits or repairs. All in all a fine pair in a... Click for details

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