This is a beautifully raised bird, wings akimbo, ready to take flight. Spoon was never engraved, probably never used at table. It is 5-5/8" long, and in minty condition, no wear at all.
Early fiddle handle, c1815 -- slight pointed shoulders, drop on bowl back, feathered script mono M P on front; 9" in length. Weight is 2 T oz. each. Condition is excellent.
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.
Featheredged oval-end handle, c1780 -- reverse tipt, shaded block mono M P on front; 4-7/8" in length. New England birdbacks are rarely seen, CT even rarer, Fairchild being the only CT maker with his mark on a birdie that we've seen. Condition of the spoon is excellent. One wishes that Master Fairchild had exercised a bit more exuberance when striking the bird, but, as they say, it is what it is, which ain't bad.
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.
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.
Pointed-end handles, c1790 -- reverse rib, shaded block mono M (device) A on front; 5.75" in length. Bird is fully although lightly struck. Condition throughout is excellent.
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.
Oval-end handle, c1795 -- feathered script mono EP on front; 5-5/8" long. Bird and spoon in fine condition.
Pointed-end handle, c1790 -- reverse rib, feathered script mono F L on front; 5-3/8" long. Condition of this piece, both spoon and bird, is near-mint -- extended bowl tip unworn, even the bird's feathers are intact.