Baltimore MD circa 1790, round downturned end with just a hint of a rear midrib extending 3 inches down the handle, unusual double arched drop, length 8 3/4 inches, some tip wear as shown but good overall condition, monogrammed "H" in period script. How certain are we of this attribution? Well, if it's American then the spoon is most certainly Dowig...
Top to bottom: Durgin IRIS, SOLD; D & H BLOSSOM, SOLD, D & H RENAISSANCE, SOLD; Durgin STRAWBERRY, SOLD; Durgin CHRYSANTHEMUM, $125.00; Whiting LILY, $125.00. All are in excellent condition. Average length five inches save for Lily, short but cute @4 3/8...
in rectangle. Is this Joseph Carman? John Chalmers? Joseph Carpenter? Am I failing to Inspire Confidence? Truly, as with many initial marks, the answer may never be known. Length 5 7/8 inches, monogrammed "M" in period script, the bowls are a bit chewed up (see fourth photo) and there is some tip wear-- priced accordingly.
Shell and bead pattern (D&H called it Charles II, introduced 1894, now obsolete). Length 8-3/8". Weight 1.3 troy ounces. The monogram is a script KS on the top of the handle. Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Marked 925 1000, each in an oval; or perhaps 925 000 with the 000 in an oval with vertical left end. Pointed, downturned handle with floral engraving at the end. Probably has a gold wash on bowl. Length 8-3,4". Weight 2-1/3 troy oz. No monogram. Overall and mark condition are excellent. Maker is Marshall Field wholesale division.
Shaped and pierced blade, upturned handle, hammered finish. Length 7-9/16". Weight 1.1 troy ounces. Old English one-letter monogram on the top of the handle (can't read it). Overall and mark condition are excellent.
bowls, marked only "sterling" and "J.E.Caldwell & Co." To say that these are "highly carved" would be an understatement, and though about a hundred years old they are in essentially new condition. Length five inches, no monogram.