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The pattern is Whiting's 1885 high relief "Lily of the Valley" with blunt ends.
One of the two has a script "S" monogram on the handle reverse, weighs just under 1.1 T. oz., and is marked with the Whiting "lion" logo and "Sterling."
The other one is monogrammed "E.A. McKee" in Old English lettering, weighs 1.2 T. oz., and in addition to the lion and standard marks, is stamped for the retailer, "T.C. Tanke,"...
It is solid silver, with a flat, substantial, handle that portrays a courtly woman holding a cornucopia full of fruits and flowers.
The sweeping blade has a pointed tip and upswept, scalloped back edge. The front surface has a matt...
Delicately scaled and with a distinguishing pouring spout on either side of the shell bowl, it is a true punch, or possibly bouillon, ladle, in contrast to the more common large soup or slightly smaller than that, oyster, of the period.
The stem is a solid tube with a twist at the upper end, which is broad, notched, and has an engraved and engine turned surface that includes a reserve wh...
This substantial sized gravy ladle, 7 1/2" long, 2.0 T. oz., with a 2 5/8" wide, 1" deep, oval bowl is a case in point.
It is distinguished by its extensive bright cut engraving that appears on a rounded end "Antique" handle, and additionally in the bowl with double vee shaped grooves and scalloped shoulders.
Portraying a floral...
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"Georgian" in style, they stand on four tiered feet, have applied rim edges, are finished in bright gold washes on the interiors, and are monogrammed "M.A.B." in Old English lettering on the sides.
They have a double New York City provenance in that they are stamped on the ...
This likely late 19th century example was made by George Shiebler, whose "winged S" emblem, the word "Sterling," and model number "4179" are imprinted on the underside.
Rectangular with two compartments, its measurements are very symmetrical, 2" long by 1" wide b...
Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940 indicates that David operated alone following Edward's death in 1861, and himself died in 1874, dating this to that time span.
These dates conform with the style which is mid 1860s, with a thick, twisted handle set at a right angle to the blade. Bo...
Other marks are "Sterling," model number "150," and the name of the retailer, Boston's "Shreve Crump & Low."
An American expression of English design, this has a scalloped edge with a Chippendale style cut on an urn shaped body. The...
Price for the set of six.
A "Tipt" or "Fiddle Tipt" design they are very early examples of the work of William B. Durgin, whose name appears on the backside of each one. He founded his company in 1853 and these date about that time.
Simple and unadorned, they stand in marked contrast to the later, evolved work of this firm which produced some most ...
This 6 7/8" long, quite heavy at nearly 1.4 T. oz., tea or dessert size fork may have been used as a youth piece, given the engaging inscription, which reads in fine script lettering, "To Carrie" on the front, and "From Mother Dec. 4th 98." on the reverse.
Given this line was first issued in 1895, this is an early piece in the history of the...