North Hill Antiques
Short rib on handle front, crisp 12-lobe oyster shell drop on bowl back, block mono S * W on reverse; 4-1/4" long. Touch of tipwear, otherwise condition is excellent.
North Hill Antiques
Slender tapering pointed-end handle, c1790 --prominent reverse rib, block mono S * B on front; 5" in length. Condition of both bird and spoon is mint. Heck's bird is quite different from others; it's probably unique. The bird stands on a leafy branch, facing right with a leafy branch in its beak. All of its parts, feathers, etc., are intact.
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.
Made by Edward Corner, Easton, c1810 -- tapered handle from end to bowl, feathered script mono E A on front; 5-1/4" in length. Bowl has a bit of wear and one or two teething marks. Mark is excellent (see pic).
All Items : : Pre 1837 VR item #221615 (stock #261)
Set of coffin-end teaspoons, square shoulders, feathered script mono A C on front; 6" long; all in excellent condition, extended bowl tips unworn.
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.
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.
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.
This particular pictureback seems to be unique with David. The flower is contained within an ornate scroll cartouche. The image is in excellent condition, retaining its original crispness. So too with the spoon itself: the extended bowl tip is unworn, the oval-end handle having a prominent reverse rib, and with the feathered script mono M L on the front.
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 #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.