So far as I can see, there are no losses, though condition can be difficult to assess on this type of item.
Though there is a slight condition issue (minor dent just above base; see fourth photo), the quality of repousée chasing throughout this piece is exceptional. All detail is perfectly preserved, even the delicate hammer marks left by the silversmith's tools.
The engine turned work on this mug is of above average quality.
Over the years, we've bought and sold many pieces by this firm, but never one quite so bold... What a splendid item to wear for an evening at theater!
These are of exceptional quality, weight and condition.
They'll jangle pleasantly while decorating your wrist. A great stocking stuffer!
Length 5 3/4 inches, weight 1.67 Troy ounces, engraved on reverse of bowl "Edna from Louise '92", excellent original condition with only the slightest loss of gilding to high points. This item is becoming increasingly difficult to find.
These are far above average in terms of quality, condition, and design.
Over the years, we've bought and sold many pieces of Blossom. This one is in exemplary condition, with gentle hammer marks on spoon bowl and fork tines; each petal of the blossom with full detail.
The attractively engraved shield in bowl lends this an elegance which will uplift your entire martini routine.
Our resident fashion consultant tells me that rose gold colored items (it is gilt inside and out) such as this are currently "in".
Alas, mainly a decorative item as no hole has been drilled for the spout to function.
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There are some condition issues. One (on left in photo) has some dents in the side panels; the bobeche on the other is a bit wavy. Also, though they bear the same model number, one is decorated with beading and the other with "rope."
Keep in mind that when your table is lit with candle light, the guests will simply say "what lovely pair of candlesticks!"
This lovely example is entirely hand wrought, and dates from 1948. There have been a few dents removed from a...
One could spend a substantial number of hours searching through design patents looking for the original name of this pattern, and come up empty handed. Then again, one might find an exact date, and "design for the handle of a spoon." Either way, we find this early die struck p...
For those of you who wonder what that unusual symbol between the Whiting trademark and "sterling" might mean, we suspect that is a letter h inside a circle, meaning 'heavy,' since these weigh a bit more than the average Lily butter spreader.
And for those of you who favor comparison shopping, these can also be had on the big bad auction site at prices ranging from 40...