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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Heavy coin silver sugar shell in a beautiful pattern I have not been able to identify by Newell Harding Co., Boston, c. 1851-1870. 6 3/4 inches long, modified shell bowl. Engraved "Sarah" in script on the reverse. Marks COIN and N HARDING CO. incuse. A good, heavy piece. Like new. While this is probably a sugar shell it just as easily could be used (and may have been used) as a preserve spoon since its shape is somewhat like later preserve spoons.
Coin silver sugar shell, 7 inches long, in fiddle tipt pattern with upturned handle and shell bowl sold by William Kendrick, Louisville, Kentucky, who worked from c. 1842 to 1880. This piece appears to be from the period 1850 - 1860 in style, although earlier is certainly possible. No engraving. Marked "Wm KENDRICK" incuse on reverse of handle. Pristine condition. A great piece of Kentucky silver.
Coin silver gravy ladle in the "Bead" pattern, 6 inches long, probably made by John Pohlemus of NYC and sold by Crosby, Hunnewell & Morse, 1861/2 - 1863, Boston, Massachusetts. Engraved "EM" on the reverse in Gothic. Marked "CROSBY, HUNNEWELL & MORSE" and "PURE COIN" incuse on the reverse of the handle. Excellent condition.