There is slight tip wear from right handed use, a few minor insults to the bowl (including a scratch, reverse), and significant wear to the monogram "B / E * E". On the whole, however, this spoon presents itself well. To quote Quimby in American Silver at Winterthur, "Stoutenburgh left a small body of high quality work". Here is a chance to own...
We could only wish that it had a fine old family name but alas there is no engraving and happily no removal.
We'd never heard of "Taylord", but bought this thinking for sure that the name would turn up in some tome as a small production Arts & Crafts silversmith. No such luck. As it happens they were largely makers of (gasp!!) mid-grade costume jewelry, and this bracelet with individually cast links and hand set stones is probably the finest item the company eve...
last seen in Chinese customs, now missing and presumed stolen
In terms of construction, this is, not alas a first rate object. The edges don't quite meet up flush, the hinge is on the exterior rather than integral, and there are also a few minor bits of waviness on the front and side panels. However, the subject matter is totally charming, and t...
Prevear was a silversmith, watchmaker, and inventor. He was born in Northampton (1818) and apprenticed to Samuel Harrington of Amherst, who later became his partner. He married Olive Hanscome in Amherst (1843), and after her death married a second time (1856) to Elizabeth Pranker, an 1853 graduate of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, now Mt. Holyoke College. Subsequent to the second ...
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What more may we say about this beaker? It won't break if you drop it and thus is well suited for bathroom or bar room. Swedish silver, even from the 19th century is rare in our part of the wo...
Please note: this is a photo from our archives. The actual chair, though also by Hooijkaas, is somewhat different.