exquisite and desirable LOUIS XV pattern, length 8 1/4 inches, weight 4.91 Troy ounces, fine condition.
We were going to send these straight into the smelter's gaping maw, but then thought that perhaps just perhaps there might be an Agnes or three who'd want to see herself immortalized on a spoon...
souvenir spoon, retailed and designed by Bailey Banks & Biddle, length 5 inches, monogrammed on reverse of bowl "B / 1892", very good condition.
5 3/4 inches, excellent condition, no monogram, marked with Gorham trademark and "copyrighted".
Birmingham 1905, maker J.A.R., diameter 1.5 inches, weight 1.05 oz. Troy, excellent condition, no engraving, gilt silver. Please see third photo for marks.
no monogram, fine condition, length 4 1/2 inches. A splendid little example of British Arts & Crafts silver, and with the dollar down in the doldrums our price probably amounts to no more than a few quid... Please see third photo for marks.
length five inches, no monogram, excellent condition, weight .95 Troy ounces, please see third photo for mark. Rather a scarce piece in this pattern, and undoubtedly the cutest item on our entire website.
length 6 7/8 inches, monogrammed "T", fine condition, early mark (see fourth photo).
length 4 1/8 inches, upturned handle with front midrib and squared shoulders, as is so often the case with youth items the tines are a bit askew but otherwise in good condition, no monogram, unmarked.
length 5 7/8 inches, some slight wear to Sophia's nose but fine overall condition, retailed and designed by the late lamented Frank E. Davis company. Northampton, The Meadow City-- who knew??
length 6 1/2 inches, excellent condition, no monogram.
length 7 inches, no monogram, some very slight wear to the high spots (please see second photo) but excellent overall condition and a rather tough item to find, these days.
8 3/4 inches, good weight, excellent condition, monogrammed "LES" (script, front).
length 4 7/8", excellent condition, monogrammed "L.S.K. / Sept 15 on '91" on reverse of bowl, weight .58 oz. Troy.
This is an especially fine example of Gorham's casting work. The other items pictured above are sold.
A Puerto Rico coffee spoon, length five inches; weight .76 oz. Troy; with figural palm tree handle and Governor's Palace, San Juan, in bowl, marked only "sterling". A Jamaica teaspoon, length 5 3/8 inches, weight .69 oz. Troy, plain bowl, made by Caron Brothers, circa 1900.
gilt pear shaped bowl, monogrammed "LC" (script, reverse), excellent condition, length 4 1/8 inches, marked only Bigelow Kennard and "sterling" but looks to be Wood & Hughes.
probably Netherlands circa 1900, marked 830s, monogrammed "KH / 12 8 '96", excellent condition and as we say here in Boston, "it's a baaahgin".
Boston and Salem Massachusetts circa 1800, length 9 1/8 inches, slight tip wear but heavy and in fine overall condition, monogrammed "H" (obverse, script with flourishes).
square in section with applied cast floral ornament and wirework wrapping above the tines. 5 3/8 inches, no monogram, excellent condition, sculptural in execution.