6 knives and 6 forks, Dominick & Haff pattern patented in 1895 -- retailed by Bigelow, Kennard and Co. -- feathered script mono F C on each piece -- forks 7-1/4" long, knives 7-3/4" long, total weight 21+ T oz. Condition throughout is near mint.
exceptionally colourful, gilt bowl, no monogram, excellent condition save for one small portion of missing blue inlay (see third photo). I hesitate to call this damage. Gorham had significant problems with the enameling process and it may be a slight "second".
"Jensenesque". Length 5-3/4". Weight 1.2 troy ounces. The small block monogram lengthwise on the back of the narrow handle is JHW (could be removed). The piece is marked CELLINI CRAFT HANDWROUTHT STERLING S18. The mark and overall condition are excellent.
Upturned handles. Length of fork 6-1/8". Length of spoon 5-1/2". Weight of the two pieces 1-3/4 troy ounces. The monogram is RJA (could be removed). The mark is STERLING PORTER BLANCHARD, both sterling and the name in an ellipse. Mark and overall condition are excellent.
Shaped outer tines, "pointed antique" handle, tipt on the back. Length 7-5/8". Weight 2 troy ounces. Monogram A on top of handle. Marked STERLING, B09 (each in an ellipse). This is Blanchard's early mark. Mark and overall condition are excellent.
Applied shell at end of handle. Bottom of bowl fluted. Very heavy. Length 7-3/8". Weight 4-1/4 troy ounces. No monogram. Marked deM, HANDWROUGHT, STERLING, IG (each in a device). Mark and overall condition are excellent.
Hammered finish. Length 4-3/8". Weight 1.5 troy ounces. Script monogram at bow (HSB? HB?). Marked 925 000, each in an elliptical cartouche (Marshall Field & Co.,maker). Mark and overall condition are excellent.