Coin silver serving spoon by John Adam of Alexandria, Virginia, ca. 1801-1846. Nine inches long. Fiddle handle is ribbed on reverse. Engraved "GSH" in copperplate script. Marked "I [bullet] ADAM." in rectangle. Broad drop. Handle appears to have been slightly bent where fiddle meets stem, but you have to look closely to see this minor defect. Only the slightest bowl wear on the left. In very good condition.
Coin silver dessert spoon in the "Tuscan" pattern, probably made by William Gale of NYC. 6 and 11/16 inches long. Sold in Philadelphia by Bailey & Co. Marked Bailey & Co. incuse and "PATENT 1846" incuse in rectangle. Engraved "EO" in script.In great condition with only the slightest wear on the left side of the tip, which is barely noticeable.
Sterling silver sugar bowl with lid and creamer by Schofield Co. of Baltimore, MD. In the Neo-Classic style. Sugar Bowl is about 7 and 1/8 inches high to top of the finial and 6 and 3/4 inches wide from handle to handle. Creamer is about 6 1/4 inches to top of handle. Engraving is hard to decipher but appears to be "HAC." In excellent condition. Schofield Co. was founded in 1903 as the Baltimore Silversmiths Mfg. Co., changed its name to Heer-Schofield Co...
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Coin silver serving spoon by John Adam of Alexandria, Virginia, ca. 1801-1846. Fiddle handle is ribbed on reverse. Engraved "GSH" in copperplate script. Marked "I [bullet] ADAM." in rectangle. Broad drop. Handle appears to have been slightly bent where fiddle meets stem, but you have to look closely to see this minor defect. Only the slightest bowl wear on the left. In very good condition.
Shell end sugar tongs by John Polhamus while he worked with Henry Hebbard in NYC, 1852-1858. Six and 1/4 inches long. Marked "J. POLHAMUS" incuse and "H" in oval, 5 pointed star in oval, and anchor in diamond on the interior of the handles. Engraved "JCL" on the end. One of the handles has an old, well done, repair, thus the reduced price. Polhamus was a well-known silversmith and designer, who held several patents, and supplied Tiffany & Co. He also had his own jewelry business.
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Coin silver butter knife in the "Empire" pattern of John Polhamus, NYC. Marked "_[J?]P PATENT 1857" incuse and "GEO. W. CHATTERTON" incuse for the retailer, whose location is unknown. Engraved "Clara 1866" in cursive on the front. Ca. 1857-1866. In very good condition.
7 Forks, 6 & 7/8 inches long, by Towle in the "No. 38" pattern. No engraving. Tines excellent. Marked with Towle's trademark and "STERLING" incuse on the reverse. C. 1880-1900. The photos are poor in color; the color is sterling, not golden. I also have 5 teaspoons in the pattern that are listed here.
A pair of coin silver tablespoons/serving spoons, 8 and 11/16 inches long, marked "W. KENDRICK LOUISVILLE" incuse on the reverse for William Kendrick, working 1824-80. These fiddle tipt spoons appear to be of the 1840-1860 period. Engrave "AMC" [?, rubbed] in cursive on the front of the handle. Some wear on the tip of the bowls, more noticeable on one in which the tip is barely beginning to curl, but still serviceable.
A coin silver tablespoon/serving spoon from William Kendrick of Louisville, Kentucky, 8 & 15/16 inches long. Fiddle tipt pattern. Engraved "EJ" in cursive on the front handle. Marked "Wm.KENDRICK" on the reverse. Kendrick was in business from 1824-1880. This spoon is of a design common from at least 1840-1860. In very good condition.