All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1065135 (stock #101H)
North Hill Antiques
Short, prominent front rib, c1770 -- 9-lobe shell drop, shaded block mono A over I * L on reverse; 4-3/4" long. Condition is near mint.
Made about 1850 -- interesting mono on front of handle -- Tudor (see pic); 8" in length, 9-1/2 Troy oz. Condition is excellent.
Oval-end handle, c1795 -- long thin tongue drop on bowl back, feathered script mono H J on front; 9-1/4" in length. Both spoons in excellent condition.
Crisp spread-wing bird on back of bowl, oval-end handle, feathered script mono H C on front; 5-1/4" long. Condition is near-mint -- both spoon and bird.
When these tongs were made, Chittenden was working in New Haven. The tongs have cast extensions on the fiddlethread arms, ending in shell nips (see pic); there is a feathered script mono A T R on the bend. Length of the tongs is 5-3/4". Condition throughout is excellent. Mark is B C, struck on both arms. It may be found in Hammerslough's tome on Connecticut silver.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1072041 (stock #101I)
Short front rib, c1770 -- 9-lobe shell drop on bowl back, shaded block mono M over D * A on reverse; 4-1/4" long. Condition is excellent. Mark is I pellet I (see Flynt & Fales).
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.
Brightcut length of oval-end handle, feathered script mono LB in cartouche on front; 5-3/4" long. Condition is near-mint throughout. Bird with wreath in beak. Note left wing at the very edge if the bowl.
Made by William Y. McAllister, Philadelphia, c1830 -- rectangular-shaped lens, 6-1/2" temples with slider extensions, 4-3/8" across lenses. Condition is excellent throughout.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Early Patterns : Pre 1837 VR item #221346 (stock #494)
Description: Claw nips, feathered script mono GY on bend, 6-1/2" long, excellent condition.
Forward-tipt fiddle handles, pointed shoulxers, feathered script mono I H L on front, 8-1/2" long. Few bowl bumps, otherwise fine.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Set of 6 teaspoons, c1870 - pinched-waist fiddle handle, pointed shoulders, script mono L.M.S. on front; 6" long, excellent condition.
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.