This example is a 6 7/8" long, 1.0 T. oz., preserve spoon.
The oval thread handle has flanking knobs at the midpoint, and a raised, repeating bellflower design along the interior margin.
There is an exquisitely rend...
This 9 1/4" long, 1.8 T. oz., serving spoon bears his "J.S" stamp, along with assay and fineness marks, and a date letter for 1796.
A clean, trim, piece, it has a lengthy, slender handle, with a down turned end with a slight tipt backside, and an exposed drop on the bowl heel.
There is a feathered script "CT" or "CF" monogram engraved on ...
It is in very good condition, without any breaks or bends in the silver, although there are light surface scratches. The inset shows some fading around the edges under the frame. The backside brace remains intact, along with a brass hanging ring. The two pins ...
The pattern is a double die struck, meaning it appears on both sides of the handle, "Kings," and each piece has leaf script "M" monogram delicately engraved on the front.
The oval, shell back bowls are finished in a gold wash on both sides, and are set at a cant to the han...
It is an unusual form in that the spout is on the side. This is clearly an original feature and not a later adaptation, as it is seamlessly integrated and perfectly proportioned with other aspects of the piece.
The handle is hollow but staunch, scaled to...
They are surrounded by trailing leaves that flow up the length of the handle of this 5 15/16" long, .9 T. oz., teaspoon.
The reverse is engraved "Estelle" in flowing script, while the front has a small, Old English "E" inscribed in an open area below the figures.
In good condition, it shows slight polishing wear, and a bit of u...
He was also, singly and in partnership, a primary supplier to Tiffany before it began manufacturing on its own, and indeed this is marked "Tiffany & Co.," along with "Sterling," which standard Tiffany required even in this time frame when coin still predominated.
It is v...
Price for the set of six.
The pattern, "Medici" aka "Old Medici," dates from 1880. It is a complex design that features imagery and figures representational of the Italian Renaissance. In this instance the primary subject is a young man in festooned garb with a sword hanging...
Price per piece, two available.
This 6 15/16" long, 1.4 T. oz., example is a place, aka oval soup or dessert, spoon stamped "J.E. Caldwell & Co." for the renowned Philadelphia firm, and "925" in an oval, for sterling. This style of "925" mark was commonly used in Boston, suggesting this piece may originate...
This example of his work, a 5 7/8" long, .6 T. oz., "Reverse Tipt" teaspoon with an exposed drop, bears the mark "Hyde & Nevins," referencing his 1814-19 partnership with his cousin Rufus Nevins.
Sources indicate Hyde also began marketing in New Orleans in 1816 or 1817, with his brother-in-law, Charles Whiting Goodrich, moving there in 1818 to support this enterp...
This example is a 6 3/8" long, quite heavy at 2.3 T. oz, gravy ladle with a 2 1/2" by 2 1/4" bowl that has decorated shoulders and a flanged rim.
Never monogrammed and showing no signs of use, this flawless estate piece has a bright finish.
With working histories for each of them tracing to the early 1850s, they were already established names among New York City silversmiths when they joined efforts.
Their product line was extensive and of excellent quality, of which this 6 1/4" long, 4 3/4" wide, ...
"Lily," which is actually a "lily of the valley" presented on an "Antique" form handle, was a popular motif offered by numerous manufacturers, none more successfully so than Whiting, the manufacturer of this 8 3/4" long, 2.6 T. oz., berry or large serving spoon.
The pattern, "Raphael," is Renaissance Revival in style, with a strongly Moorish influence.
Essentially non-figural, it does incorporate a bird with raised wings in the midpoint of the handle, just below the shield-shaped reserve area that is monogrammed "HWS" in Old English lettering.
The deep, oval bowl has...
A "Tipt" pattern, it is stamped "Boynton & Woodford," for the Boston jeweler and "comb maker" with dates 1837-54.
There is a large script "S.A.B." monogram on the backside of the handle.
In very fine condition, it is stylistically appealing and remains a quality example of its form and period. Apart fro...
Price per piece.
These two forks are dinner size at 7 1/2" long, and very heavy at 1.9 T. oz. each.
They are identical save that one is engraved "Mary" in script set sideways on the handle front, and the other "Winifred," likely presented to two sisters.
Neither one shows any sign that i...
This 8 11/16" long, 1.5 T. oz., coin silver tablespoon carries his name along with an "eagle" and "star" hallmarks that William McGrew in his work on marks identifies with Hartford.
A very clean example, showing no wear, this has a crisp, feathered script "...
This example is a 5 1/2" long, just under .9 T. oz., sauce or cream ladle with a delicate leaf script "B" monogram set sideways on the handle front.
The 2" x 1 3/4" x 3/4" deep bowl has a scalloped edge, decorated shoulders, and embossed interior.
It is in flawless estate condition, showing no polishing wear, having a fine ...