American Coin and Sterling Silver Colonial through Art Nouveau
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Hollowware : Pre 1910 item #1212500 (stock #1764f)
Old Friends
This mug made by Gorham about 1900 combines two style features.

First, it falls within the Art Nouveau style popular during the period. This is expressed in the overall undulating form, and in the sinuous character of the detailing, for example the organic nature of the handle and the stem and leaf elements that are applied to the body...

All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Pre 1900 item #1179972 (stock #1500f)
Old Friends
Measuring 6 1/4" long and weighing .8 T. oz., this coin silver youth fork is marked "D. Valentine" for the Syracuse, NY, retailer. A known mid 19th century leafy "Wreath" or "Garland" pattern by Joseph Seymour, also of Syracuse, it is stamped on the reverse with an "S" in a shield. This is no doubt an undocumented (at least in any of the major references) Seymour manufacturer's mark. There is a feathered script "CCH" monogram on the front. The condition is very good...
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