Price for the pair.
A matched pair, they form a salad serving set.
The spoon measures 8 3/4" long and weighs just over 2.5 T. oz., while the fork is the same length and weighs just over 2.7 T. oz.
Both pieces are finished in bright gold washes on the serving ends, front and back sides, and the fork is...
Dating from the first third of the 19th century, the piece stamped "Hinsdale" also has a "bust, lion, G" pseudo-hallmark, while the "T&H" one...
The handle front portrays an Ionic column that is draped with a garland of roses and capped with a basket of flowers, while the backside features a shell bordered by rosettes.
This early example is a 5 3/4" long, 1.0 T. oz. almond scoop.
This is similar to, but to be distinguished from, the bon bon scoop, which is fractionally shorter and has angular corners on the front edge of the bowl...
Price for the set of eight.
This set of eight matching ice cream spoons all measure 5 9/16" long and weigh 4.7 T. oz. the group.
They have ovoid bowls with flanged rims and matte finish interiors. Both sides of the bowls have faint gold washes, with the backsides retaining more of this detail than the fronts.
Never monogrammed, the condition of all eight pieces is superb. There is n...
Made by Towle at a time when the firm was producing some especially finely crafted items, it is of singular design and execution.
The handle has a twisted stem with a solid, four-sided, satin finish, diamond or obelisk terminal.
This has an Old English "J" monogram on one facet.
The bowl design is peculiar to Towle; it is a 3" by 2 1/8" by 5/8" deep oblong, with a centr...
It features a raised palm frond on a pointed end handle, and in the instance of this pair of 5 1/8" long, .9 T. oz., sugar tongs, has bright cut and wriggle work embellishment.
The grips are talon form, while the arch is engraved with a "EPG" monogram in Old English lettering.
In choice estate condition, these show no wear or damage, and have a warm, even, finish.
Marks are Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" emblem...
The rounded end handle has a tipt backside and is diamond cut on the front.
It also has an exceptionally handsome, engraved, period "CP" monogram.
The round, flat, blade has scalloped edges, a pointed tip, and is also inscribed in a leaf, flower and scroll design.
Price per piece, three available.
Marked for sterling, Dublin, and 1860, the maker's stamp is "J.S," which could be for John Smith or one of several unidentified Irish silversmiths of the period.
The handle is "Fiddle" shaped with a "Tipt" backside and exposed drop on the bowl.
The front is engraved with a dramatic looking, two headed eagle with raised wings.
In very clean condition, this is free of polishing wear an...
It features a rounded end handle with something of a feathered fan motif separated from the plain central area by a beaded margin.
The backside of this 11" long, just under 2.7 T. oz., fish slice repeats the design on the front, save it is engraved with an Old English style "P" monogram and the date "1898" in cursive.
The blade is sweeping in form, with a double cupped ...
The pattern is "Stratford," which is an Art Nouveau floral design made by International, whose Simpson, Hall, Miller division "helmet over shield" emblem, "Pat.," and "Sterling" appear on the backside.
The floral portraiture is carnation, bundles of which are arrayed on both sides of the handle, abundantly so in the cup and shoulders of the serving end front and modestly so on the heel reverse...
The pattern is "Pond Lily," which is a high relief, Art Nouveau design executed with the kind of detail, fidelity to form, and artistic expression which set Watson apart.
The bowl shows a die cut representation of "Fort Sumter" in "Charleston, SC," and so identified. The rendering is precise and intri...
This 5 1/2" long, 1.1 T. oz., sugar sifter is in the basic pattern, which has a pointed end with a convex area on each side of the arched handle. Other detail includes a lacy leaf design that is accented by what appears to be a tied ribbon or bow.
This piece has a relatively deep, round, scallop-shaped, pierced bowl with a gray...
This example is an 8 3/4" long, 1.9 T. oz., berry or other serving spoon with an exceptionally attractive bowl with a matte gold finish, bright cut and wriggle work engraved, interior. The backside has a bright gold wash.
In mint estate condition, this shows n...
Made by Frank Smith, whose "lion and S" mark, along with "925/1000 Fine" appears on the backside, the pattern is "Earle," issued in 1890.
"Earle" is a dense, rococo, design featuring swirling acanthus leaves, scrolls, and floral elements on the handle front, and a plain backside.
There is a reserve area which has never been engraved or monogrammed.
In good condition, the only evidence of use is some rounding of the ot...
This has a rounded end, upturned, "Antique" handle that is engraved in an Aesthetic (Eastlake) design that places it circa 1880.
The plum-shaped bowl has a raised central vee in the base,a flanged rim, and is finished in a gold wash front and back sides. The interior is bright cut in a design consistent with the handle and has wriggle work bordering.
The backside is plain save for the word "Sterli...
All of them have matching bowls and twisted stems, but are surmounted with an individual cast figure of a standing "Apostle," which is the generic term applied to this widely employed motif.
This particular group was made in Holland, with each piece bearing the Dutch "sword" emblem used 1814-1905 (shown lower left in above image), and indicating a minimum .833 silver standard (sterling is .925).
It is also marked "Coin," which is late for this standard, as most manufacturers had converted to sterling by the 1870s.
It has an "Old English" handle with a tipt backside and a bright cut fine flower and leaf theme on the front.
The pointed end b...
The pattern is "Union," and is quite similar to "Gibney," designed by F.H. Gibney, later Whiting, with both it and "Union" issued in 1862.
The handle has a central leaf rosette and leaf tipped, oval end, all elements that are very much of its ...