Unknown floral-and-shell pattern, similar to Gorham Queen -- shaped blade, hollow handle (mercifully wholly intact -- no splits, no dings -- marvellous) -- feathered script mono SCD on blade, later script engraving on handle: Helen April 1894. Length is 7-1/4". Condition is excellent.
Bright cut. Downturned handle with oval end. Long drop. Length 9-1/8". Weight 2.1 troy ounces. Lengthwise script monogram BET (not sure of the T). Overall and mark condition are excellent (Belden mark a).
This little coin silver teaspoon is 5 5/8", The pattern is "Basket of Flowers". The condition is good except for a handle bend, but it is not cracked. The bowl is free of dents and not worn. The mark is a bust, G, lion and a D. This mark is attributed to Hall, Hewson & Brower of Albany, NY. See McGrew page 33. Ca 1835.
I have put these 3 pairs of sugar tongs under flatware because they are early patterns rather than flatware. These are about 6 1/8" and in wonderful condition. They are substantial and have no bends, cracks, or repairs. The patter is as crisp as I have ever seen with every detail sparkling. They are marked "Cary, Boynton & Woodford" with whom I am not familar.
These sugar tongs are 6 1/2". The pattern is crisp with no wear. However, on one side, just above the basket, there is a bend resulting in a tiny crack on both sides. They are usable as is. The mark is "Stebbins & Howe" who worked in New York 1830/1832.
These 6 3/8" sugar tongs are substantial and in nice condition, with no dents, bends, or breaks. Unfortunately they have been polished extensively and the pattern is somewhat worn. They are marked on both sides, but the mark is also worn. Ca 1830/35.
These 6 1/8" teaspoons are not perfect, but then they are 150+ years old. They have slight bowl wear and a few dents. The pattern is worn from polishing. There are no repairs or cracks. The mark is a head, G and a standing lion. Ca 1835.
These 5 7/8" teaspoons are in good condition. The bowls are good with only one pin prick dent and no tip wear. There are no bends or repairs. The pattern is good with polishing wear. Most of the basket cross hatching is gone, but the flowers have pretty good detail. It is marked "Geo A Hoyt" and a head, D, and eagle. Ca 1830/35.
Single-struck pattern (only on one side), scalloped scimitar blade pierced with styllized birds and outline of fish with engraved scales and head; feathered script mono R M F on front; 12-1/4", mint condition.
Description: Upturned handle, shaped blade with elaborate engraving of scrolls and designs; feathered script mono M E L on front of handle; 11-1/2", excellent. NOTE: We have an extensive inventory of fiddlethread and welcome youor inquiry.