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Arthur Stone "Round End" Hand Hammered Sterling Silver Cheese Scoop
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4594f   $265.00


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Identified as the first pattern produced by renowned silversmith Arthur Stone, "Round End" was issued in 1901 and reflects the clean, direct style which was emblematic of the Arts & Crafts movement of the early 20th century.

This example is unusual in three aspects.

First is the form of the piece, a fully original, 7" long, cheese scoop, which is a rare item from this maker. It has a semicircular end with a chamfered lip.

Second is the exceptional weight at 2.0 T. oz., resulting in a... Click for details

Whiting LILY sterling butter spreaders, 8
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2432   $360.00


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length 5 5/8 inches, total Troy weight a hefty 7.10 ounces, excellent condition, monogrammed as shown in third enlargement.

For those of you who wonder what that unusual symbol between the Whiting trademark and "sterling" might mean, we suspect that is a letter h inside a circle, meaning 'heavy,' since these weigh a bit more than the average Lily butter spreader.

And for those of you who favor comparison shopping, these can also be had on the big bad auction site at prices ranging... Click for details

Watson "Orchid" Art Nouveau Long Handle Sterling Silver Serving Fork
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4591f   On Hold


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The intended function of this unusual, 9" long, 1.6 T. oz., solid silver piece is ambiguous, in that its slender length and overall proportions are suggestive of a lettuce fork, while its serving end comprised of four tines joined by crossbars, attached to a pierced heel, follows the form of a beef fork.

Made by Watson, whose Mechanics Division "pennant" emblem appears on the handle reverse along with the word "Sterling," the pattern is "Orchid."

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Gorham "Cottage" Sterling Silver Sterling Scallop Bowl Serving Spoon
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4590f   $85.00


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An early line pattern first issued in 1861 to a coin silver standard, "Cottage" continued in production for many years, through Gorham's transition to sterling in 1868.

This 8 3/4" long, just over 1.8 T. oz., berry or other serving spoon is marked "Sterling," indicating it dates 1868 or later. Other marks include the company's "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Patent 1861," and the rarely found identifier, "Gorham Mfg. Co."

It has a 3 1/2" by 2 1/8", particular to Gorham, stylized shell form bowl... Click for details

Old Gorham "Chantilly" Sterling Silver Food Pusher Engraved "Frank"
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4589f   $42.00


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An early example of "Chantilly," this 3" long, relatively weighty at nearly .7 T. oz., baby food pusher is marked with Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat. 95."

It has a 2" by 1/2" solid silver, slightly curved, blade that has a scalloped upper edge.

The handle front is engraved "Frank" in block lettering. This is lightly inscribed and is slightly rubbed on the high point of the silver, thereby faintly burring the "A" and "N."

Apart from this, the piece is free of... Click for details

Wood & Hughes "Venetian" Sterling Silver Large Bowl Preserve Spoon
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4588f   $68.00


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A 7 1/2" long, just over 1.5 T. oz., preserve spoon, this piece was made by Wood & Hughes, New York City, whose "WwH" emblem is stamped on the handle reverse, along with "Sterling," and "Pat. 1878."

The pattern is "Venetian," which is a Moorish or Renaissance Revival design.

The plum-shaped bowl is relative large and elongated at 3" by 1 3/4" at the widest, by 1/2" deep. It has a central groove in the base, a flange rim, and a pale, satin matte, gold finish on the engraved interior, and... Click for details

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Reed & Barton "Cherub Cock Robin" Sterling Silver Loop Baby Spoon
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4587f   $60.00


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Measuring 3 1/2" long and weighing approximately .7 T. oz., this spoon was made by Reed & Barton, whose "eagle, R in a shield, lion" emblem appears on the handle backside, along with "Sterling" and "Pat. Oct. 9. 1894."

A baby feeding spoon, the handle is looped to form a finger grip and portrays a winged cherub holding a spray of flowers in one hand and drapery in the other on the front facing surface.

The backside of the loop is engraved in a flowing script, Art Nouveau style, "JEC"... Click for details

Whiting "Armor" Sterling Silver Shell Bowl Sugar Spoon
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4586f   $44.00


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One of Whiting's earliest patterns, "Armor" was patented in 1871, as stamped on the reverse of this 5 7/8" long, .6 T. oz., sugar spoon.

Other marks include the company's "lion and W" logo, "Sterling," and the name of the retailer, "Geo. W. Biggs," Pittsburgh, 1868-1903.

This has a shell bowl that is finished in a bright gold wash front and back sides.

Never monogrammed, this is without polishing wear, has a flawless bowl save for a surface scuff on the back side, and shows a bright... Click for details

Towle "King Richard" Weighty Sterling Silver Cold Meat Fork
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4583f   $90.00


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Issued in 1932, Towle's "King Richard" pattern has enjoyed nearly a century of popularity.

A then contemporary interpretation of an English Court design, it incorporates acanthus leaves, scrolling, rosettes and a central beaded oval.

This example is an 8" long, heavy at just over 3.0 T. oz., cold meat fork.

It has four tines arranged in two splayed pairs, each of which is joined by a crossbar.

This has never been monogrammed and is in immaculate estate condition, free of wear or... Click for details

Wood & Hughes "Angelo" Rare Form Sterling Silver Cream Ladle
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4582f   $65.00


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Measuring 5 1/2" long and weighing just over .6 T. oz., this item has a 1 5/8" diameter, flat-bottomed, bowl with scalloped sides.

An unusual form, it is likely a cream ladle.

The pattern is "Angelo," which is a Renaissance Revival design patented in 1878, as indicated on the reverse. Other marks are "WwH" and "Sterling."

This is engraved "MEP" over "'90" in fancy, feathered script lettering on the handle backside.

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Wallace Figural Art Nouveau "Irian" Sterling Silver Teaspoon
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4579f   $35.00


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Weighty at nearly 1.1 T. oz., this spoon measures 5 7/8" long.

Made by Wallace, whose "R W & S with deer head" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat. 1902" appear on the backside, the pattern is "Irian."

A highly expressive Art Nouveau design, the handle features a semi-nude female surrounded by three cherubs, one with a drawn bow and arrow, a second with just an arrow. The lower portion of the handle portrays a cascade of flowers dominated by an iris, all set in high relief.

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Watson "Dorchester" Sterling Silver Bon Bon or Nut Scoop
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4578f   On Hold


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Issued in 1905, Watson's "Dorchester" is a shell and bead pattern that reflects the emerging colonial revival design trend of the period.

This example is a delicately scaled, 4 1/2" long, approximately .4 T. oz., bon bon or nut scoop with a decorative, reticulated, bowl with "Louis XV" detailing on the shoulders (see enlargement 2).

The handle backside is plain, save for Watson's Mechanics Division "H in a pennant" emblem and the word "Sterling."

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Gorham "Corinthian" Sterling Silver Mustard Ladle, Original
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4576f   On Hold


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As might be surmised from the name, Gorham's 1871 "Corinthian" pattern is a Greek Revival design.

It incorporates an anthemion along with other elements that tend toward the Moorish, all set on the end of a tubular handle.

This example is a 5 1/4" long, approximately .5 T. oz., mustard ladle.

Fully original, i.e. not "made up" from another piece, it has a round bowl with pointed tip, notched shoulders, and a central vee in the base. This is finished with a (partly rubbed) gold wash.... Click for details

Inman Salem Witch House of Seven Gables Sterling Silver Souvenir Soon
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4575f   $50.00


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Daniel Low of Salem, Massachusetts marketed two "witch" themed lines of souvenir silver items, one made by Durgin and one by Gorham respectively, that are legendary among collectors.

This 5 3/8" long, .6 T. oz., spoon is also a Salem souvenir piece, but marked "Inman" for the J.T. Inman & Co., of Attleboro, Massachusetts, with a history that traces to at least 1896 (Rainwater, Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers).

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John Westervelt "Ivy" Sterling Silver Jelly Cake Server Engr'd "Julia"
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A prominent Hudson River Valley silver manufacturer operating from the 1840s to the 1880s, John L. Westervelt of Newburgh introduced the "Ivy" pattern that appears on this 8 1/8" long, approximately 1.4 T. oz., jelly cake server in about 1870.

The pattern is double die struck, meaning it appears on both sides of the slightly upturned handle, which in this instance is engraved "Julia" in leaf script lettering on the front.

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Fessenden Female Nude Individual Sterling Silver Pastry Fork
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4573f   $44.00


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Marked "925/sterling/1000," the pattern on this 5 3/4" long, .5 T. oz., pie or pastry fork is an identified but unnamed Fessenden pattern.

Featuring a full figure, faintly garbed, nude, it dates from the same early 20th century period that generated such similarly-themes designs as Reed & Barton's "Love Disarmed" and Alvin's "Raphael."

Strikingly realistic, the bold theme so naturalistically rendered belies its late, or early post, Victorian dating, and the proprieties associated with that... Click for details

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