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.