The pattern, "Acorn," is one of Jensen's most recognizable and popular.
As indicated, this is in excellent estate condition. Apart from light surface scratches, it is absent signs of use. The bowl remains well-shaped and free of dents, nicks, or burrs.
The pattern is Wallace's version of "Kings," issued in 1903, and encompasses all the traditional elements of a design derived from English antecedents...
Price per piece, two available.
No reference, however, documents the "P.L. Taylor & Jones" mark on this large, 8 7/8" long, significant weight, 1.6 T. oz., "Tipt End" table or serving spoon, suggesting it was, like the man himself, a short-lived enterprise, and thus rare.
The piece is a superb example of what it is...
As indicated on the underside, it is model number "280," with a date symbol for 1892, and is imprinted with the word "Sterling," and Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" hallmark...
It is of singular character with little to nothing about the pattern that explains itself, including the source for the name.
Hand-hammered, with a sharp, chiseled surface, it has a twist handle stem.
While examples of this flawless condition, 5 5/8" long, approximately .7 T...
The pattern is decidedly late Victorian, with abundant scroll detailing with floral embellishments. The design carries onto the cupped heel and shoulders of the four, slender tine, serving end...
Its defining character is a large, 3" diameter in this instance, pierced, serving bowl.
As is typical of its rose and scroll motif pattern, Towle's "Canterbury," the bowl is highly decorated, showing a dense cluster of raised flowers, a narrow flange edge, and a bright gold finish front and back sides...
This example is a 4 3/8" long, just over .5 T. oz., four tine, baby fork.
It is without a monogram or inscription and in mint estate condition, absent wear or damage.
Marks are "Wallace," a deer head emblem, and "Sterling."
Price for the set of nine.
This group is a matched set of eight oyster or seafood cocktail forks...
It was made by New York City's William Gale, who operated in various partnerships over a long history...
Price per piece, three available.
A place piece, it is a length that is commonly identified as for tea or dessert...
The scale of pieces in this pattern is large, as evidenced by the fact that this 8 3/4" long, very heavy at 4.7 T...
Price per piece, two available.
Apropos of the form, this example measures a lengthy 11 3/4" and weighs 3.4 T. oz.
It is English in origin, specifically London circa 1800. The marks are rubbed but the lion for sterling and leopard for the city are legible enough to validate. The date letter is simply blurred while the maker's mark, which appears to be a script "LM" in a scalloped punch, is insufficient...
Price per piece.
They bear several similarities including the date "1891" set in the center of the handle, with each number surrounded by twig or branch framing. The bowls are identical as well, with acid etched to a pale gold, matte surfaces, leaving bright, irregular, si...
It is a lengthy 8 3/4" table or serving spoon, and is immensely heavy at nearly 3.2 T. oz.
Baldwin's "B.G" is frequently accompanied by a pseudo hallmark, which is the case with this, which is stamped with a "bust, lion, D," which McGrew in his work on manufactu...
The pattern is Georg Jensen's "Bernadotte," first issued in 1939. The mark on this, which includes "Sterling" and "Denmark," has been in use since 1945.
It is in superb condition and without a monogram or removal. Polishing wear is nil and the finish is brilliant, showing only faint surface scratches. The bowl is free of any dents, nicks, or burrs.
The pattern is Durgin's 1891 "Watteau," referencing a French painter whose name became identified with a style deriving from the rococo.
Asymmetrically shaped, the handle is decorated with delicate acanthus leaf and floral detailing. The pattern appears on both the front and backsides, with minor var...