Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1361191 (stock #2254)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$285.00
the three
length 6 5/8 inches, plated steel blades, very minor pinpricks at ends which we've exaggerated in enlargement number four but fine overall condition, monogrammed "C."

As collectors will know, if any of them remain above ground, knives in this elegant old Durgin pattern are scarce.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1361079 (stock #2253)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$450.00
length 9 1/2 inches, weight 7.40 Troy ounces (!), excellent original condition, gilt bowl, monogrammed "M" (script, reverse).

For those who would prefer a lighter and more expensive version of this same piece, please see item 322373972047 on the big bad auction site.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1360968 (stock #2251)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$40.00
length 5 7/8 inches, monogrammed as shown, very light pattern wear but fine overall condition, weight 1.38 Troy ounces.

Compare our price with the folks who Replace your stuff @70.00

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1360756 (stock #2250)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$225.00
length 5 1/4 inches, weight 1.0 oz Troy, excellent condition, no monogram.

This piece is not commonly found.

All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Early Patterns : Pre 2000 item #1360719 (stock #2249)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$250.00
length 10 3/4 inches, weight 4.02 Troy ounces, excellent condition, monogrammed as shown in enlargement number three.

Over the years, we've bought and sold many King and King's variant items in coin silver, but this is a particularly fine example in terms of form, quality, and condition.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1360694 (stock #2248)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$1,200.00
retailed by Hardy & Hayes, length 7 3/8 inches, weight 15 Troy ounces, monogrammed "C", fine condition.

If pressed as to why you, dear reader, should buy these Iris fish forks as opposed to some others listed elsewhere on the interwebz, I'd have to say that ours are probably in better condition. If pressed even harder, I'd confess that these are also attractively priced.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1360613 (stock #2247)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$45.00
length 6 inches, weight .98 oz. Troy, fine condition, marked as shown.

Not only does this item offer an appealing, heart-shaped bowl but it has an exorbitantly reasonable price tag.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Smalls : Pre 2000 item #1358833 (stock #2246)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
On Hold
diameter 1 3/8; length across handles 2 inches; total Troy weight .91 oz, excellent condition, no monogram.

For the connoisseur of Jensen silver, if such a being still exists, it's worth mention that these are early, .830 silver, and have Danish marks.

Please note that our price is for the pair.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Smalls : Pre 2000 item #1358830 (stock #2245)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$750.00
contemporary (London, 1993) but of the finest quality, height three inches, weight 10 Troy ounces the pair, one minor abrasion as shown but excellent overall condition. A perfect gift to grace the table of your equine aquaintances.

For those who favor comparison shopping, a similar though inferior pair by this same maker weighing only 5.7 oz. Troy sold at Julien's for 875.00 (See catalogue of the Ronnie & Jo Wood collection, 10/26/2012, lot 308).

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Hollowware : Pre 2000 item #1358248 (stock #2245)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$2,750.00
maker Ernest Eschwège, Paris circa 1920, sixteen by twenty-six inches, weight 82.6 Troy ounces, fine condition, no monogram.

With stylish foliate handles and an applied border, this is an exceptionally functional, high quality item.

It is also a bear to photograph, and these images sadly do not meet out usual standards. But have no fear, dear reader, we will try again, soon.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1357488 (stock #2243)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$450.00
length 8 1/4 inches, weight 4.76 Troy ounces, very good overall condition (bowl retains some of the original gilding but is not blotchy), monogrammed "S.H.F." (obverse) and "'98" (reverse), retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle.

For those of you who favor comparison shopping, see item 150531578507 on the Great Bay of eeeeehs.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Hollowware : Pre 2000 item #1357194 (stock #2242)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$675.00
height 5 1/2; length across handle 6 1/4 inches, weight 14.1 Troy ounces, the body richly chased with rose flowers, foliage and a band of acanthus leaves below, the realistically formed wrythen grapevine handle fastened together with silver tacks (see second enlargement), engraved "Minnie / June 2nd / 1875" in cartouche under spout, capacity one quart, fine condition.

If only we knew a bit more about Minnie, a good tale might be told, but alas we know nothing of this lass.

All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 2000 item #1354925 (stock #2240)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$125.00
Waterbury CT circa 1840, length 7 1/4 inches, total Troy weight 6.67 ounces, fine condition, monogrammed "H.A. Shiels" obverse in period script.

Though this mark would appear to be previously unpublished, we are attributing it to Horace, since the only other possible firm might have belonged to Hiram Hotchkiss, who would have been ten or twenty years old when Fiddle Thread was in the height of its popularity.

All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Southern : Pre 2000 item #1353924 (stock #2238)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
SOLD
length 12 1/2 inches, weight 6.0 Troy ounces, monogrammed "J.E.L." in period script with flourishes, marked A.L. Coan Mobile" in serrated rectangle.

The bowl has a few more scratches than we'd like to see, and a small dip at the edge which we show in excruciating detail (see third photo), but all in all a pleasant and substantial item which presents itself quite well.

All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Early Patterns : Pre 2000 item #1353273 (stock #2238)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$225.00
length 7 5/8 inches, weight 1.84 Troy ounces, monogrammed as shown in second enlargement, gilt bowl, outstanding original condition. Concerning the engraving, both the quality of design and the execution are far above average.

Marked only "coin," back in the day we would have hastened to read through many musty issues of "Silver Magazine" in order to find the maker of this fine ladle, but now, in our dotage, we will leave this task to you, dear reader.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Hollowware : Pre 2000 item #1351769 (stock #2235)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
SOLD
Let's take a moment to reflect upon why a dealer, or at least Yours Truly, chooses to add an item to inventory.

Over the years, we've handled many many pieces of Martelé, and if you dear reader will forgive me for a bit of crudeness, most of them are "trashed." Specifically, the detail is severely worn away, leaving the beauty of the overall design still appreciable but no longer intact.

Why? Because Gorham made a bit of a bargain with the devil, and used .950 or .9584 silver to...

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1349364 (stock #2234)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$95.00
length 3 3/4 inches, weight .77 oz. Troy, no monogram, fine condition.

May I offer our apologies, dear reader, for having previously catalogued these as "Acorn"? Old age is taking its toll, here.

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 2000 item #1349200 (stock #2233)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$1,100.00
length 7 1/2 inches, weight 6.56 Troy ounces, monogrammed script "P," one small pinprick dent as shown in enlargement two but very fine overall condition.

Compare other examples such as items 361767311810 (1875.00) and 131490471803 (2550.00) on the Big Bad auction page...

 
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