It has a border of what appears to be a repeating buds with tendril-like elements. This extends onto the shoulders of the bowl of this large, 8" long, heavy, 2.3 T. oz., gravy ladle. The motif bears a similarity to Georg Jensen's "Blossom," although "Victoria" predates that pattern by about twenty years.
There is a script "JEH" monogram on the handle...
It is oval in shape, measuring 2" long by 1 13/16" wide, and weighty at nearly 1.4 T. oz.
It has a paneled body that is bordered by high relief, applied scroll and acanthus leaf design edges.
The main panel on the wide side is engraved "Helene" in a delicate script...
It is marked "Sterling," "Patent," and "Starr & Marcus" for the New York City retailer.
Made by John Wendt, it does not carry an official pattern name, but has come to be known as "Diana," in reference to Diana Cramer, silver scholar, former editor of "Silver Magazine," and Wendt authority.
An 1860s design, it is quite similar to John Polhamus' "Armor" of the same period...
This piece is small at 4 3/8" long and weighing just over .3 T. oz.
In mint condition, it must have been preserved only as a keepsake and not a utilitarian item...
An unusual form, it is probably a variant of a horseradish spoon. About the size of a mustard ladle, it has a considerably larger, and oval rather than round, bowl, the end of which has a distinguishing sawtooth edge...
Each, four available.
It has a plain, round end, and slight mid rib on the backside of the handle. There is a feathered script "EW" monogram on the front. The drop on the bowl is plain.
It is in very good condition. There is minimal polishing wear and the finish has an appealing patina...
Catalogs of the period identify shorter versions of this form as mustard pots, and taller ones as horseradish...
It is an especially fine representation of the design sensibilities and manufacturing skills of the period.The stem is twisted while the scalloped edged handle end is flat with a slightly upturned tip...
A benchmark pattern of the period, all the intricate and abundant details of the chrysanthemum motif show to perfect detail on both sides of the handle and in the interior of the flanged edge and pointed tip bowl. The bowl has a bright gold wash front and back sides.
It is without a monogram or removal of same.
These include figures such as a standing woman with an arc of stars around her head and a banner reading "Genovepha Parisis," and a pair of cherubs flanking the top front of the handle.
City landmarks are represented by a rendering of the full façade of "Notre Dame," while other, more generic, symbols include a wooden ship powered by sail and oars, birds with raised wings, acanthus, ivy, and laurel leaves, ...
This example is an 8 3/4" long, 1.0 T. oz., delicately proportioned, lettuce fork.
The serving end has three tines with trident ends. The heel is decorated with scroll and bead elements that echo the main pattern, and there are two round piercings that provide added embellishment. There are slight traces of an original gold wash remaining.
It is in flawle...
Price for the set of three. Three sets available.
This group is a matching three piece place setting. It includes a dinner size knife that measures 9 7/8" long, a fork, commonly identified as regular size, that measures 7 1/4", and a 5 7/8" teaspoon.
This is a heavy line and that is the case with these pieces. The ...
Marks are the Simpson, Hall, Miller division of Interational "helmet over shield," along with "Pat." and "Sterling."
There is a script "A" monogram on the upturned handle front.
The three scalloped tines are barbed tipped and have a heavily decorated heel area. The serving surface is finished in a pale gold wash.
The piece is in flawless ...
The pattern is "Stratford" by International, dating from 1902. It is a floral design, in this case carnation, offered in an Art Nouveau style. The pattern elements are expressed on the front and back sides of the handle end, the join with the bowl, and the reverse heel of the bowl.
Speer is documented as a jeweler and watchmaker about 1840-70. The style of this locates it at the beginning of his working years.
It has a "Reverse Tipt" handle with a rubbed "LH" script monogram on the front.
It is in very good condition. There are overall surface scratches, but no other signs of wear such as bends or burrs. The bowl remains well-shaped and with a pointed tip, ...
It has a reverse tipt end and an exposed drop on the heel of the bowl, and is without a monogram or crest or removal of same.
The condition is very good. There is light polishing wear and there are surface scratches consisten...
While born in 1799, John Carey Farnsworth's record as a jeweler and watchmaker in Boston is only documented from 1843 to 1857. For some of that time he was in partnership with Aaron Dennison and George Adams.
It is engraved "Elvira." in script on the front of the handle and is in very good condition. The bowl has a bit of tip wear and some very shallow dimpling in t...
The style suggests a dating c. 1870, just about the time that the coin standard was being replaced by sterling.
The pattern is a "French Thread with a finely rendered, feathered script "EDM" monogram.
The serving end has four splayed tines, a cupped heel area, and scalloped shoulders. It originally might have been for fish, vegetables, o...