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 ...
Perhaps you know an Ellen who loves pie, though on second thought who doesn't love pie, so let's leave out the perhaps.
I do not recall ever having seen a finer pair of master salt spoons.
Inverted pyriform, with 8 highly decorated alternating broad and narrow panels, the smaller sides with delicate rocker chasing to simulate a sand-cast appearance and provide contrast, the unbraided w...
Readers of our little web page know that we're obsessed with comparison shopping, but we were slightly shocked to find just one lone Chrysanthemum teaspoon (item 123611846786) had recently sold on the big bad auction site for 49 American moneys. Holy guacamole!