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Gorham "Cambridge" Large Serling Silver Berry or Serving Spoon
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4279f   $85.00


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A generously sized piece that measures 9" long and weighs 2.5 T. oz., this berry or serving spoon is an example of Gorham's late 19th century "Cambridge."

The large bowl is 3 5/8" long by 2 5/8" at the widest, 5/8" deep, has slight flanges on the shoulders, a groove in the base, a faintly pointed tip, and retains portions of an original gold finish on the interior.

"Cambridge" is closely related to "Buttercup," with both issued in the same year, save that the former has a gadroon border... Click for details

Mount Vernon "Yetiv" Sterling Silver Oyster Cocktail Fork x 7
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4278f   $23.00


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An expressive floral design that features densely arrayed, high relief blossoms and leaves of what appear to be chrysanthemums or ageratum, "Yetiv" was an early 20th century Art Nouveau pattern.

This example is a 5 3/4" long, approximately .8 T. oz., oyster or seafood cocktail fork, marked with the animal head emblem of "H.H. Curtis Co." who shared this design with "Mount Vernon Company." Other marks include "sterling" and "Pat. 02."

It has three, relatively large, tines that are joined to... Click for details

Shiebler "Maintenon" Enameled Sterling Silver Preserve Spoon
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Numerous American silver manufacturers experimented with enamel on metal flatware in the late 19th century, perhaps paced by the allure for this highly decorative style that European producers, notably Faberge, had created in the marketplace.

George Shiebler was particularly successful in this effort in his "Maintenon" line introduced in 1895.

This example is a 7 3/8" long, 1.8 T. oz., preserve or serving spoon. The handle rises at an angle from the bowl, lending the piece a scoop-like... Click for details

Twist Handle Sterling Silver Olive Single Piece Spoon & Fork
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The combination of an olive spoon and fork joined on opposite ends of one lengthy piece was a table serving item that was particularly popular in the second half of the 19th century.

This 10 3/4" long, weighty at just over 1.5 T. oz., item dates from this period and follows the general template for the form.

It has a twisted stem with a central, flat bar that is bright cut engraved in an Aesthetic style fern, leaf, and lily of the valley pattern. The fork portion is a trident, while the... Click for details

Dominick & Haff "Charles II" Heavy Sterling Silver Berry Spoon
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4272f   $98.00


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A late 19th century "Kings" pattern variant, Dominick & Haff's "Charles II" features a prominent raised shell on the handle front and a concave one on the back, as well as a heavily beaded edge with honeysuckle detailing mid-handle.

This piece, a berry serving spoon, is large, 8 7/8" long and consistent with the line, heavy at 2.9 T. oz.

It was retailed by Boston's "Bigelow, Kennard & Co.," as stamped on the backside, along with the D&H three part emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat-d 94."... Click for details

Floral "This Little Pig Went to Market" Sterling Silver Child's Spoon
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Measuring 5 1/2" long and weighing just over .6 T. oz., the handle on this spoon features two Art Nouveau manner blossoms (perhaps clematis) and trailing leaves on its handle front.

The backside is plain save for the marks, which are "925/1000" and "sterling."

A child's piece, it reads in the soft finish bowl with a hint of an original gold wash, "This little pig went to market," with an engraved scene of a pig in a cart being pulled by a horse.

The handle end is inscribed "1909."

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Bigelow Bros & Kennard "Oval Thread" Ten Sterling Silver Coffee Spoons
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4268f   $135.00


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These ten, matching, (after dinner) coffee spoons measure 4 1/2" long each and weigh a substantial 4.6 T. oz. the lot.

Dating from the mid to late 1860s, they are marked for the Boston firm of "Bigelow Brothers & Kennard" and are to a sterling standard, as indicated by the "925 in an oval" alongside the company name.

The pattern is an "Oval Thread," with each piece engraved in a fancy, leaf script and block, period, "EFB" monogram on the handle front.

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Gorham "Baby Face in Bowl" H1 Sterling Silver Spoon
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Dating from around the turn of the 20th century, this spoon measures 5 1/2" long and weighs just over .8 T. oz.

It is a child's piece, with the pronounced feature of a baby's chubby face bursting out of the bowl, like a little bird coming out of an egg shell.

The handle pattern portrays a viny leaf and flower design on the front that embodies an Art Nouveau influence, and a plain, bordered, backside that in this instance is engraved "Sibyl" in script lettering.

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Alvin "Apollo" Colonial Revival Pair Sterling Silver Teaspoons
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4263f   $38.00


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Measuring 5 5/8" long each, and weighing 1.3 T. oz. combined, this matching pair of teaspoons were made by Alvin at the turn of the 20th century.

The pattern, "Apollo," is Colonial Revival or Adamesque in style, and features a raised shield surrounded by a laurel wreath and ribbon and bow on the notched end handle front.

Otherwise these are plain, save for the marks on the reverse, which include the Alvin three part emblem, "Sterling," and one other stamp, which appears to be "JWx."

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Towle "Old Newbury" Heavy Sterling Silver Cold Meat Fork
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4261f   $85.00


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A Colonial Revival bead, leaf, and scroll design issued in 1900, "Old Newbury" quickly established itself as one of Towle's standard bearer patterns.

This example is a medium, albeit actually large at 8 1/2" long and very weighty at 2.9 T. oz., cold meat fork.

It has four broad and curved tines, the inner two of which are joined by a leaf-like crossbar.

The handle is inscribed with a fancy Old English "C" monogram.

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Polhamus for Tiffany & Co. "Oval Thread" Sterling Silver Tea Knife x 2
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Variously identified as a tea, dessert, or breakfast knife, this piece measures 7 1/8" long and weighs 1.4 T. oz.

It is solid silver, with a flat handle and blunt-end blade.

Dating from the 1860s, the pattern is an "Oval Thread" made by John Polhamus, New York City, whose "J*P" mark appears on the blade, which is also stamped "Tiffany & Co.," which in this instance was the retailer.

It is also marked "Sterling," which silver standard Tiffany required of its sources even while coin was... Click for details

Dominick & Haff "Mother Goose" Sterling Silver Baby Fork
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A 3 3/4" long, just over .4 T. oz., fork with three tines, this is stamped on the reverse with Dominick & Haff's three part emblem and "Sterling."

A baby or infant feeding fork, it has a rounded-end, curved handle with the raised words "Mother Goose" and an image of this fairy tale figure with her goose.

There are four, blunt end, tines joined to a cupped heel.

Dating from early in the 20th century, and never monogrammed, this is in very fine condition, free of polishing wear or damage,... Click for details

J.S. MacDonald, Baltimore, "Lily Engraved" Sterling Oyster Fork x 5
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4255f   $18.00


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One of five matching pieces, this oyster or seafood cocktail fork measures 5 5/8" long, and weighs .6 T. oz.

It is marked "Sterling" and "J.S. MacDonald" for the Baltimore, Maryland, manufacturer and retailer, with approximate dates 1870-1920.

It has a rounded, slightly down-turned, "Antique" handle that is bright cut engraved in a "Lily" aka "Lily of the Valley" pattern set on a satin matte ground, and has a feathered script "BLB" monogram engraved sideways on the handle.

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Black Starr & Frost "Narcissus" Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Spoon
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4253f   $165.00


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This 7 7/8" long, approximately 2.3 T. oz., berry or other serving spoon is of singular design and crafting.

Stamped "Black Starr & Frost" for the New York City retailer which used this particular mark 1874-1908, but is without a manufacturer's identification, the pattern is a "Narcissus" offered in an Art Nouveau style, dating it circa 1900.

The pattern which appears on the "Old English," tipt backside, handle front and bowl interior appears to be hand chased. It shows a textured,... Click for details

Tuttle "Hannah Hull" Sterling Silver Sugar Spoon
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4251f   $46.00


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Reflecting his interest in colonial and early English design, Boston silversmith Timothy Tuttle named this rounded end, tipt back handle, pattern "Hannah Hull" after the wife of Samuel Sewell whose name is interwoven with the Salem witch trials.

This 5 3/4" long, relatively heavy at 1.2 T. oz., sugar spoon evidences the Arts & Crafts sensibilities which also informed Tuttle's work.

The overall finish is smooth and even, with a soft-to-the-touch feel.

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Gorham "Paris" Large Sterling Silver Master Butter Knife
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The pattern, "Paris" by Gorham, on this lengthy at 7 7/8" long and substantial weight at 1.7 T. oz., master butter knife was issued at the turn of the 20th century and reflects the Beaux Arts design sensibilities of the time.

Intricate and detailed, the pattern is set in relief and incorporates putti, a seated woman, and leaf and fruit accents on both sides of the handle and the backside heel of the curved blade with a scalloped upper edge.

There is a script "A.T.A." monogram engraved on... Click for details

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