Each, two available
This 8 1/2" long, 1.4 T. oz. tablespoon (probably a place piece in its time) is marked "N. Harding & Co."
It is a "Fiddle Tipt" design dating c. 1840. Typical of the period, it is in atypically fine condition...
The bulk of the piece is a flat, tapered, blade with a satin matte finish. The handle is tubular with scrolling detail on either side where it joins the blade. This extends along the edges of the backside of the blade, having a naturalistic look like the roots of a tree...
It is distinguished by an elongated bowl, 3 1/2" by 2 1/16" at the widest, which in this instance retains very slight traces of an original gold wash...
Per piece, multiples available.
This example was made by Dominick & Haff in its fabled "Labors of Cupid." It is an old piece, circa 1900, not a more recent reissued one. It is marked with the D&H emblem, "Sterling," and the name of the retailer, Brooklyn's "Wm...
It is a 7 7/8" long jelly knife or server. D&H tended toward weighty pieces, and that is decidedly the case with this which tops out at nearly 2.4 T. oz...
It has a flat blade with a tipped, scalloped end, a pierced surface, and a cupped heel with slightly flanged edges.
It is without a monogram or removal and in very fine estate condition. It is free of polishing wear, has a bright finish, and the blade is without bends, breaks, or cracks.
Marks are Durgin's "D" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat'd."
The pattern is "Buttercup" by Gorham, whose lion, anchor, G mark appears on the otherwise plain backside, along with the word "Sterling." There is an Old English "W" monogram on the front.
It is in excellent condition. Pattern detail remains well-defined and free of polishing wear...
Price per piece, two available.
Marks are the Gorham "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Sterling," and "Patent 1900."
It is without a monogram or removal of same.
Pattern detail remains sharp and clear. The tines are even, straight, pointed, and free of nicks or burrs. The finish is lustrous.
It utilizes natural forms such as acanthus leaves, stylized shells and unfurling fern fronds densely arrayed on the front of the handle.
The backside employs a wispy leaf and berry portraiture with an open area that is engraved with an Old English "B" on this 5 3/4" long, heavy at nearly 1.8 T. oz., sauce ladle...
This example is in Gorham's "Versailles." It measures 5 3/4" long and is heavy at nearly 1.0 T. oz. The bowl is 2" long by 1" at the widest and 1/2" at the deepest. It has a satin matte finish on the interior and retains a portion of an original gold wash...
Per piece, four available
It is in very fine condition. The detail remains very well-defined...
This is an early, fully original, i.e. not custom or made up from another piece, example. The handle has an upturned end while the scoop itself has attractively scalloped shoulders. Marks are the Simpson, Hall, Miller division of Interational "helmet over shield," along with "Pat." and "Sterling....
Sources list Blake as starting his association with ONC in 1971. In-depth, illustrated, online articles about him, the company, and the production of hand worked silver are available on the sites "smpub.com" and "paulreverehouse.org." A google search will turn up other links. He remains a skilled figu...
It is a floral, multi-motif line, with the name of the particular flower identified on the backside of each piece. The flower on this 7 1/4" long place or dessert spoon is identified as a "petunia."
It is stamped with model number "256" on the underside, along with "S. Kirk & Son Co.," used 1896-1924, and "925/1000."
It is an elegant, highly finished item. The has a rolled and lined edge, and fine engraving on the upper surface. The center is concave and has a brushed underside.
It is in mint condition. The base is even, and the overall piece i...
It is in mint estate condition, and without a monogram or removal. Every detail of the intricate pattern remains crisp and sharply defined. The two splayed tines are free of burrs, nicks, or bends. The overall finish is bright and even.
This example is a 7" long individual salad or fish fork. Commensurate with the line, it is very heavy at 1.7 oz.
It is in very good condition. Somewhat polished, there is some softening of detail on the design, but overall the detail remains distinct. It also app...
Price per piece. Five available.
This example is a 6 3/4" long fruit knife. It is an original item, factory made and original issue.
It has a sterling silver hollow handle attached to a bl...