North Hill Antiques
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1800 item #1258610 (stock #681)
North Hill Antiques
$5,000.00
val-end handle, c1790 -- drop on back of bowl, light reverse rib, feathered script mono B O on front. Long slender handle extending 14-7/8" and ending with 3-3/4" oval bowl.

Until recently, this JG mark was unknown, or attributed elsewhere. Then, a few years ago, Catherine Hollan published her excellent volume on Virginia silversmiths, and there the questions were resolved.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1195371 (stock #673)
North Hill Antiques
$4500.00
Downturned fiddle handle with ornamental cut-outs at base of fiddle; pointed shoulders which extend over rim of bowl to create a decorative (and probably unique) design (see pic); cut-cornered (coffin-end) drop on bowl back; prominent rib on back of handle, feathered script mono B on front. Length is 12-1/2". Round bowl is 3-3/8" in diameter. Mark is T. CAIN. with Masonic pseudos. Condition is near-mint.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1900 item #899108 (stock #685)
North Hill Antiques
$4250.00
Rare form in American silver. this piece was made about 1840 -- 4" diameter bowl with cast handle and hook for suspending the strainer over punch bowl. Length over handle is 5-5/8". Marked J.CONNING MOBILE (see pix. Condition is excellent throughout.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1800 item #1247853 (stock #657)
North Hill Antiques
$3,500.00
Made c1753-60 -- 2-5/8"-tall cylinder opens on hinged cover to disclose steel grater, name of original owner, E.Keele, and the name of his home, Sarum, which is still located on State Rte 234 near Newport, MD. Patterson's mark -- I (pellet) P -- is struck inside the grater's cap.

Until recently, Pattison was located in research books as working in Annapolis, MD, c1750. Then, Catherine Hollan published her work on Virginia silversmiths. There was Pattison, relocated to Fredericksburg...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1262204 (stock #660)
North Hill Antiques
$1750.00
Made by John C. Stedman, Raleigh -- downturned fiddle handle, reverse tipt, slight pointed shoulders, feathered script mono T W B on front; 7" in length. Condition of all6 is near mint.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1092464 (stock #677)
North Hill Antiques
$1250.00
Downturned fiddle handle, sugarloaf shoulders, feathered script mono E L on front; 12-7/8" in length. Overall condition is fine. Mark is I.WELCH, as listed in Hollan's "Virginia Silversmiths." Fincastle, then as now, is a small town a tad northwest of Roanoke.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1258493 (stock #665)
North Hill Antiques
$750.00
Oval-end fiddle handle, c1834 -- pointed shoulders, reverse tipt, large unusual circular drop on bowl back, ornate feathered script mono AWC on front; 13-1/2" long, 3-1/2" round bowl. Minty condition throughout.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1800 item #1216309 (stock #678)
North Hill Antiques
$550.00
Oval-end handle, c1790 -- incised pointed drop on bowl back, light reverse rib, feathered script mono J A B on front; 9-3/8" long. One or two shallow bumps in bowl, otherwise condition is excellent.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #604798 (stock #664)
North Hill Antiques
$475.00
Benjamin Mead is cited as an Annapolis silversmith (and storekeeper, etc) by Whisker et al in "Maryland Clockmakers" and allied craftsmen. Quoted are excerpts from the Maryland Gazette of 9/11/1819, 11/11/19 and 1/11/21, which depict Mead's work. This spoon appears to be a modified coffin-end -- that is, the handle end is sliced lengthwise rather than clipped (see pic). It has square shoulders, is 8-5/8" long, and the mono is E M. Overall condition is excellent...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1142105 (stock #662)
North Hill Antiques
$400.00
Early fiddle handle, c1815 -- slight pointed shoulders, drop on bowl back, feathered script mono M P on front; 9" in length. Weight is 2 T oz. each. Condition is excellent.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1900 item #1182298 (stock #671)
North Hill Antiques
$375.00
Pinched-waist fiddle handle, pointed shoulders, unusual broad drop on bowl back (see pic). Mono is W M H in shaded script lettering on front of handle. Length is 13-1/4" with 3-3/8" round bowl. Weight is 5 T oz. Condition is near mint.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1101211 (stock #697)
North Hill Antiques
$375.00
Early downturned fiddle handles, no shoulders, prominent crescent drop on bowl back, feathered script mono M B C L on front. Length is 8-3/4". Weight is 3 T oz. 8 dwt. Condition is near-mint, extended bowl tips unworn.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1900 item #1037105 (stock #667)
North Hill Antiques
$350.00
Fiddle arms with flared shoulders, oval nips, feathered script mono L H A on bend; 6-1/4" in length. Good weight. Condition is excellent. Marked on one arm G&H -- Gale, who manufactured the piece in NYC, and Hayden, who retailed the piece in Charleston, SC. Marked on the other arm with the date of manufacture -- 1846.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #962121 (stock #669)
North Hill Antiques
$350.00
18th century oval-end handle, feathered script mono F on front; 7-1/8" in length. Condition is excellent throughout. The mark is exceptional in its crispness, as is the distinctive eagle of Capt. William Richardson, which came with the business when Cowan took it over in 1808.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : re 2000 item #224638 (stock #693)
North Hill Antiques
$300.00
Forward-tipt fiddle handles, pointed shoulxers, feathered script mono I H L on front, 8-1/2" long. Few bowl bumps, otherwise fine.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1900 item #364838 (stock #670)
North Hill Antiques
$250.00
Set of 6 teaspoons, c1870 - pinched-waist fiddle handle, pointed shoulders, script mono L.M.S. on front; 6" long, excellent condition.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1800 item #963546 (stock #661)
North Hill Antiques
$250.00
Oval-end handle, c1790 -- drop on bowl back, reverse rib, feathered script mono D on front; 7-1/2" in length. A little unevenness in bowl, otherwise condition is excellent.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #397584 (stock #682)
North Hill Antiques
$200.00
Downturned fiddle handle, square shoulders, feathered script mono A M on front; 9" long. Light tipwear, otherwise fine. Mark is excellent (see pic).
 
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