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.
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.
In the 1930s, Gebelein was commissioned to design a pattern based on the classic Sheaf-of-Wheat, but unique: a Sheaf-of-Flax. Only a few pieces were produced. This cold meat fork is 6-1/4" long and weighs a hefty 36 grams. It is in mint condition. Several other pieces remain in our collection.
Pointed-end handle with unusually long narrow bowl, elongated roulette drop on bowl back (see pic), feathered script mono L R on front; 5-3/4" long. Condition is near-mint -- extended tip unworn. You can find mark by Googling "American Silversmiths," then scrolling down to listings.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century : Pre 1837 VR item #1193580 (stock #106O)
18thC-style oval-end handle, drop on bowl back, short reverse rib, brightcut bellflowers half-way down handle, feathered script mono C F C in cartouche on front. Length is 9-1/4". Condition is excellent throughout.
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.
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.
Classic coffin-end spoons from Alexandria, VA - handle tapering straight down from cut- cornered end terminating in bowl with drop on its reverse; feathered script mono B on front; 7-1/2" in length. Very minor tipwear, otherwise condition is excellent.