North Hill Antiques
Marked S. H. & G., location unknown, c1860 - flared shoulders, script mono FCME on front; 7-1/4" long; 2-1/2" oval bowl. Condition is excellent.
North Hill Antiques
Twist stem handle with end decorated in flower-like engraving and wrigglework, decoration carried over to front and back of bowl; 11-1/4" in length, a bit over 3 T oz. in weight. Condition is near-mint. Schohay, Ludwig is identified as the maker by the company's arrow mark, as shown in McGrew. S&L was a silver manufacturer, in business from 1867-73; note that this piece is marked COIN.
Coffin-fiddle handle, c1810-15 -- square shoulders, script mono Sally Dean on front; 5-3/4" in length. Mark is Bradbury's B with the Massachusetts eagle and Indian (see pic). Condition of both spoons and marks is near-mint.
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.
4 broad tines with decorative etching, 2" wide; Gothic mono C F on front, later script Jan. 1, 1874 on reverse; 8-1/2" in length, 2.5 T oz in weight. Condition is near-mint. Other Cottage flatware available.
Pointed-end handles, c1790 -- large double-molded drop on bowl back (see pic), feathered script mono J C B on front; 9" in length. Weight is 3-1/2 Troy oz. One has light tipwear, the other in excellent condition. These spoons are said to have come from the Bradford family of Plymouth, Mass.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #736807 (stock #106L)
Hinckley worked in Barnstable. This piece has a pointed-end handle with a 9-lobe shell drop and with brightcutting half way down the handle. Mono is block A * B in a cartouche on the front. Length is 5-3/8". Condition is fine.
Set of 6 spoons with serrated bowl rims, engraved and roulette work entire length of handles, feathered script mono J M L in cartouche on front; 5-3/4" long. Excellent condition throughout.
All Items : : Pre 2000 item #221200 (stock #104D)
Brightcut cartouche on bend, centering ornate feathered script mono K C; spoon nips; unusually long coffin indent above fiddle arms; 6" long.
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 : Flatware : Fiddle-Handled : Pre 1837 VR item #409938 (stock #366)
Bush worked in Easton, PA. These spoons have downturned fiddle handle ends with high pointed shoulders and are reverse-tipt; bowl backs have a crescent drop and the mono is M. P. in feathered script; they are 5-7/8" long. Condition is excellent throughout, extended bowl tips unworn. Each piece is nicely marked BUSH (see pic).
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #634557 (stock #106E)
Crisp and prominent foliate scroll decoration on bowl backs (see pic), featheredging extending length of handles; reverse-tipt handle ends, block mono W T on front; 4-7/8" in length. Overall condition is excellent. Beal worked in Hingham and Boston, Mass. Mark is C (pellet) B, as shown in Belden.