All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Fiddle-Handled : Pre 1837 VR item #790464 (stock #384)
Downturned fiddle handles, low pointed shoulders, incised pointed arch drop on bowl back, feathered script L F on front, later script C.F.B. on reverse; 5-5/8" in length. Condition is excellent, extended bowl tips unworn.
Oval-end handle, block mono M * C on front; 5-3/4" in length. Bird and spoon are quite good -- all the feathers in place and bowl tip unworn.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Fiddle-Handled : Pre 1837 VR item #916202 (stock #376)
Downturned fiddle handles, pointed shoulders, incised pointed arch drop, c1815-20 -- feathered script mono E H E on handle front; 5-3/4" in length. No tipwear, overall condition is excellent.
These are in Gorham's Imperial pattern, but are only marked COIN -- gold-washed bowls, shaped handles, gothic mono EAW on reverse; 4-3/8" in length. All in excellent condition.
Pointed-end handle, long drop on bowl back, shaded script mono L R on front; 9-1/8" in length. Condition is excellent, extended bowl tip unworn.
Pointed-end handle, incised pointed arch drop on back of bowl; feathered script mono W C M on front, later mono M.F.H. on reverse. Length is 9-3/8". Condition is excellent, extended bowl tip unworn.
North Hill Antiques
Mustard ladle, c1860 - pinched-waist fiddle handle, no shoulders, feathered script mono M S A S on reverse; 5-3/4" long. Condition is excellent.
North Hill Antiques
8.75" black-&-white plate -- by James and Joseph Clews, 1813-34. Titled Bakers Fall, Hudson River. Excellent condition -- no crazing, chips or mends. Bakers Falls is located in upstate NY. You can learn a bit more about the site on Google.
North Hill Antiques
Oval-end handle, block mono B over T L on front; 5-7/8" in length. Bird is lightly struck, but all of its parts seem to be intact. Condition of spoon is excellent, no tipwear.
Coffin-fiddle handle, square shoulders, incised pointed arch drop, feathered script P R on front; 9-1/2" long; small discolored spot on back of handle, otherwise an excellent piece.
Coffin-fiddle handle, drop on bowl back surmounted with a crescent of dots, feathered script mono E C on front; 9-1/4" long -- retailed by Allen Armstrong of Philly. Excellent condition.
Oval-end handle, drop, feathered script A on front; 5-3/8" long. Neat little spoon and in fine condition.
Set of 3 teaspoons marked Tryner in arc cartouche -- pinched-waist fiddle handle, pointed shoulders, feathered script L H on front, 5-3/4" long. The pinched-waist style is, of course, typical of the midwest. The name Cornelius Tryner was found in a search of Ancestry.com. He is listed as a 23-year-old jeweler in Maroa, Macon County, Illinois. All 3 spoons are in excellent condition, extended bowl tips unworn.
Downturned fiddle handle, low pointed shoulders, Feathered script mono J M B on front; 8-3/4" long. Excellent condition, extended bowl tip unworn.
Hand-hammered teardrop bowl. End of handle pierced in floral motif. Shaded block mono E.C.C. on front; 7-5/8" in length. Excellent condition throughout.
This is a rare variation of the coffin-end style, and it appears to be limited to Utica silversmiths. Instead of the handle end being clipped, it was given a notched corner. This piece is in excellent condition, has the feathered script mono EG on its front, and is 9" in length.
Classic coffin-end handle, tapering from tip to bowl, c1800 -- roulette pointed drop on bowl back, feathered script mono B S on front; 8-3/4" in length. Weight is 1-1/2 Troy oz. Condition is excellent, with just a touch of tipwear. Mark can be found on p. 18 of "Simple Elegance" -- I (pellet) MOULTON.
Downturned fiddle handle, c1850 -- square shoulders, drop on bowl back, reverse tipt, gothic mono C on front; 6-1/2" long, 1-1/2" round bowl, good weight. Condition is near-mint.