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All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces : Pre 1800 item #1017389 (stock #104F)
North Hill Antiques
$300.00
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 : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1837 VR item #1019017 (stock #660)
North Hill Antiques
$3750.00
Downturned fiddle handles, c1825 -- reverse tipt, 6 with slightly pointed shoulders, 6 with rounded shoulders, all with a feathered script mono T.W.B. on front; 7" in length. All in near-mint condition.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces : Pre 1800 item #1021374 (stock #105F)
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$2400.00
Oval-end handle, c1790 -- pointed arch drop, reverse tipt, ornate feathered script mono L M on front. Length is 9-3/8". Combined weight is 22+ T oz. Condition is excellent, extended bowl tips unworn. Bowne worked in Middletown Twp., NJ, and NYC, from 1778-1818.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1022640 (stock #101D)
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$325.00
Deep front rib, c1770 -- crisp ll-lobe shell drop on the bowl back, block mono E B on reverse, 4-5/8" long. Touch of tipwear, otherwise in fine condition.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1022837 (stock #101E)
North Hill Antiques
$375.00
Deep front rib, block mono M S on reverse, 4" in length. Some tipwear on bowl and a few teething marks. Good clear mark (see pic).
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1022840 (stock #101F)
North Hill Antiques
$350.00
Short rib on handle front, drop on bowl back, block mono VD over H E on reverse (see pic). Length is 4-5/8". As shown, front of handle has a series of shallow dings, cause unknown; even so, however, condition is deemed excellent.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century : Pre 1800 item #1028368 (stock #102F)
North Hill Antiques
$1750.00
VanRensselaer was probably working in Albany when he made this spoon. (He later worked in NYC.) It has a short front rib, and has a tongue and double-molded drop on the bowl back, which is perhaps unique (see pic); mono on reverse is E over I (device) V in shaded block letters. Length is 8-1/8". Condition on this 250-year-old spoon is near mint, bowl tip unworn.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Coffin-End : Pre 1837 VR item #1028373 (stock #270)
North Hill Antiques
$450.00
Simes, of course, worked in Portsmouth, NH. He made this spoon in 1800 or thereabouts. In appearance, it is fantastic. It has a long tapering handle terminating in an elongated slender bowl, with an unusual double-roulette drop on the bowl back. The mono is a feathered script L C F. Length is 8-3/8". Condition is mint.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1028377 (stock #102K)
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$1250.00
Hammersley worked in NYC. This piece was made about 1750. Its rattail extends 2/3 of the bowl length (see pic). Interesting mono on reverse: tiny block letters M C over I E, over ornate foliate design. Length is 8". Condition is excellent, with just a touch of tipwear.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1028809 (stock #102L)
North Hill Antiques
$750.00
Prominent front rib, c1760 -- drop on bowl back, block mono A over G * R on reverse of handle; 7-3/4" in length. Bit of wear on bowl tip, otherwise condition is fine.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Fiddle-Handled : Pre 1837 VR item #1029685 (stock #398)
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Ellis worked with his brother William. You can find him listed in Whisker and on the internet at American Silversmiths. The mark shown here -- E. Baily in script -- is heretofore unknown, at least to us. This pair of teaspoons have downturned fiddle handles with pointed shoulders. The mono is R B in a feathered script. Length is 5-5/8". Condition is near-mint, extended bowl tips unworn.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1030081 (stock #101G)
North Hill Antiques
$350.00
Short front rib, c1760 -- 7-lobe shell drop on bowl back, block mono A S on reverse of handle; 4-1/4" long. One or two teething marks in bowl, otherwise overall condition is excellent.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1032111 (stock #102A)
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$1250.00
Long forward rib on handle front, c1765 -- molded drop on bowl back, shaded block mono D over R M on reverse; 8-3/16" in length. Condition is excellent, just a shade of tipwear, and two good crisp marks -- C (pellet) H. (See Gerstell for discussion of Hall's work.)
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century : Pre 1800 item #1032845 (stock #102D)
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$1250.00
Deep rib on handle front, molded drop on bowl back, block mono D over M * M on reverse; 7-3/4" in length. Excellent condition, mark still crisp.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #1033238 (stock #102N)
North Hill Antiques
$2000.00
Austin worked first in Boston and then in Hartford. After 250 years, this pair is still in near-mint condition. They have a short front rib, with startingly crisp 11-lobe shell drops on the bowl backs. Mono on reverse of handle in block letters: L over W.A. Length is 7-7/8". Bowl tips unworn, excellent condition throughout.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 1900 item #1037105 (stock #667)
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$350.00
Fiddle arms with flared shoulders, oval nips, feathered script mono L H A on bend; 6-1/4" in length. Good weight. Condition is excellent. Marked on one arm G&H -- Gale, who manufactured the piece in NYC, and Hayden, who retailed the piece in Charleston, SC. Marked on the other arm with the date of manufacture -- 1846.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century : Pre 1800 item #1040638 (stock #105U)
North Hill Antiques
$250.00
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.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Coffin-End : Pre 1837 VR item #1040671 (stock #281)
North Hill Antiques
$125.00
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.
 
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