Edge divided into 3 segments. On 3 ball feet. Diameter 4-1/4". Height 2-1/8". Weight 7.1 troy ounces. No monogram. Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Leaf repousse, applied top and bottom decorative bands. Marked PURE SILLLVER COIN and pseudohallmarks of Tifft & Whiting. The inscription in a reserve on the front says: "Presented/to/John L.Cook/as a token of/respect by the operatives in/the Carding Room of the/P.S.Factory/Portsmouth NH./Sept.15,1853". The Portsmouth city directory for 1851 lists John L. Cook as overseer in the Portsmouth Steam Factory (they made yarn). Height of handle 4-1/2"; of lip 4-1/4". Diameter of mouth 3";of base 2-3/8"...
Fiddle, sharp fins, no drop, downturned handles. Marked L and 3 pseudohallmarks, each of the 4 in a rectangle. First half of 19th century. Length 7-1/16". Total weight 5.8 troy ounces. The monogram is the crest of a bird (rubbed). Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Incised arch drop. Length 5-3/8". Geer Terry lived from 1775-1858. He worked in Worcester,MA until 1814, then in Enfield, CT. The monogram is a script TL. Overall condition of these spoons is near mint. Mark condition is excellent.
Kings pattern. Length 8". Weight 2.78 troy ounces each. The monogram is FMR lengthwise (Old English?)on the back of the forks. Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Downturned handles, oval end, drop. Length 5-3/4". The monogram is a script M. Overall condition is excellent; mark condition is good.
All Items : : Pre 1800 item #474200 (stock #1445)
Shell drop on heel, downturned handle. Length 8-5/8". Weight 2 troy ounces. The monogram is a block EH on the top of the handle. The overall condition is excellent (but appears to have been buffed). Mark condition is excellent. Marked twice with Fales' mark 32d in her book on the Richardsons. This is the first piece we have seen with downturned handle and the mark of Joseph Richardson, Sr.; it must have been made at the end of his career.
Downturned, pointed handles, tipt on back. Modeled drops. Engraved reserve with engraved pendant. Marked D(pellet)I(pellet)Burger in shaped cartouche. Also marked with the pseudohallmark used by the Burger family of silversmiths. Circa 1805. Length 5-3/4". The monogram is a script EU lengthwise on the tops of the handles. Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Engraved foliate design on front of both; slice also has fisherman in boat. Length of slice 12-1/4". Length of fork 9-5/8". The monogram is a script RB on the front. Weight of pair 5 troy ounces. Marked GEARY&WEALE (retailer?). Mark condition very good. Overall condition excellent - minor nicks, probably to test silver.
Thick gauge silver, traditional handle. Diameter 4-3/8". Maximum horizontal dimension 6-3/4". Height 1-1/2". Weight 6-1/4 troy ounces. A script monogram on the bottom says Edwin Lodge Coleman/April 21, 1926. Marked STERLING/DAVID CARLSON. Overall and mark condition are excellent.
Intricate drilled design in strainer, wood handle. Length 6-7/8". Diameter 3". Total weight 1-1/2 troy ounces. Marked L/STERLING. No monogram. Mark and overall condition are excellent.
Coffin end, downturned handle, drop. Length 6-3/8". Script monogram MB. Overall and mark condition are excellent.