Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
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Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$1150.00
Louisville circa 1850, height 3 3/4; top diameter 3 1/8; bottom diameter 2 1/2 inches, satisfyingly hefty at 5.94 oz. Troy, a few very minor dings but fine overall condition.

One or two mouse clicks in a Google search window will find you any number of similar examples which are lighter, shorter, fatigued and quite a bit pricier...

All Items : Silver : Sterling : Smalls : Pre 2000 item #822309 (stock #1715)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$250.00
with oak leaves and acorns, height and diameter both approximately 1 3/4 inches, weight 1.8 oz Troy, fine condition, marked only "S 620" but according to a Very knowledgeable fellow, the work of Wood and Hughes.
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Hollowware : Pre 2000 item #429306 (stock #1112)
Bruce Cherner Antique Silver
$1100.00
Let's stop right there. I don't for a moment believe that this item was made in Boston. Most everything about it: the floral four toed feet, chased foliage with "ring matted" background (see Forbes, plate 41), silversmith's center punch on the top (see fourth photo), the overall heft and construction suggest that it was made in Canton province. Can I prove it? No, not yet at any rate. Diameter, 8.5"; height .75"; weight 14.0 oz...
 
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