The first factor that stands out is that they are made of solid sterling silver...
Priced as a pair.
No company generated more examples of this form than Gorham. Indeed, the Tompkins book on this subject documents a full century of Gorham's production.According to Tompkins, this set, item number 2480, dates to 1890. They possess a commanding look. They are large, 4 1/2" long, 1 3/4" tall, and weighty, 3.9 T. oz...
Price per pair.
There is a wide, 3/4", rim encircling the relatively deep, gold washed bowls and this has a formed surface that is no doubt inspired by the Aesthetic taste...
It stands 1 1/2" high, has a maximum diameter of 2 5/8", and weighs a robust 2.4 T. oz.
Round, it sits on three "lion's head with paw feet" legs. These are quite detailed and expressive, with the lion's strong face and abundant mane well portrayed...
The design is Aesthetic in nature, with a repeating cascade of what appear to be breaking waves encircling the convex body. This theme may also relate to Gorham's "Narragansett" and related series of patterns of roughly the same period...
This example of his work is a 1 3/4" diameter, 1" high, weighty at just over 1.0 T. oz., napkin ring...
It is Aesthetic in style, featuring two raised, parallel bands of bamboo stems and stalks set against a stippled background.
It is marked on the interior with the company "lion, anchor, G," emblem, "Sterling," the model number "1310" and date letter "M," for 1880...
Made by The Merrill Co., aka as The Merrill Shops, located in New York City, the firm's emblem, the word "Sterling," and the number "804" are stamped on the backside.
Arts and Crafts in style, it likely dates to the first quarter of the 20th century...
Price per piece with liner, two available.
A slightly convex barrel shaped form, it stands 1 1/2" to the top edge and has a body diameter of 1 7/8". The silver by itself weighs 1.5 T. oz.
It has its original, fitted, deep colored, cobalt blue glass liner.
It is without a monogram or inscription, or removal of same.
It is in excellent condition. Solid and relatively thick-walled, the body has one p...
It was made by Frank Smith, whose "lion and S" emblem is stamped on the inside lower rim, along with the word "Sterling."
It is entirely plain, and without a monogram or inscription, or removal of same.
In choice estate condition, it remains perfectly round and is free of bends, nicks, or blemishes. The finish is bright, with a rich patina.
It measures 5 3/4" long and weighs just over .7 T.oz.
It is in excellent condition and without a monogram or removal. Apart from light overall surface wear, th...
A large version, this measures 10" long and is 4 1/4" wide at the end of the brush portion. It weighs almost 6.0 T. oz. total, but it is impossible to know what portion of this is silver and what otherwise.
It was mad...
It was made by Graff, Washburne & Dunn, whose emblem is stamped on the sidewall of the bowl. Other marks include "Sterling" and the model number "3053."
It is a relatively large item, with a flat-bottom bowl that is 2 5/8" in diameter, 5/8" deep, and weighs approximately 1.2 T. oz., including the insignificant weight of the handle.
It is more substantial than most of thi...
Inscribed M.H.W., Mar. 18, '05" in an elegant script, the aesthetic style floral and fern engraving on a satin matte surface with knurled banding suggest the piece actually predates the inscription by as much as twenty years.
The central band is offset by two troughs which are in turn bordered by imprinted repeating star designs with rolled edges.
Marked on th...