Made by a premier manufacturer, they are all stamped with George Shiebler's "winged S" emblem, "Sterling," and the model number "1938" on the undersides, and likely date from the late 19th century.
Graduated so to nest one inside the other, they are nonetheless similar in size. The largest stands 2 1/4" high, and the smallest 2 1/8" high...
Dating about 1875 or so, it shows sophisticated decoration. The heavy rimmed edges are bordered by knurled bands that are nearly 1/8" wide.
There is a fancy, feathered script "JWP" in a central reserve...
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...
Priced as a pair.
The pitcher is 3 3/8" tall, 3" across to the handle tip, has a 1 1/2" rimmed base, and weighs 3.0 T. oz...
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...
Its purpose is uncertain, being much larger than a standard child's dish, which is one possibility. It could be a christening bowl.
In any case, it was presented to "Harry M. Stevens" on "December 25 - 1909" according to the script inscriptions that appear on the upper wall below the rim...
First, it falls within the Art Nouveau style popular during the period. This is expressed in the overall undulating form, and in the sinuous character of the detailing, for example the organic nature of the handle and the stem and leaf elements that are applied to the body...
This example is model number "D453M" as imprinted on the edge of the rim. Other marks include Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Sterling," and a date symbol for 1903. The rim is plain save for a beaded edge where it abuts the glass...
Offered as a three piece set, this is the pot. It stands 6" tall to the top of the finial, has a main body that is 4" at the widest, 5" to the end of the spout, and has a sterling and ebonized wood handle that extends 4 1/4" at a slight upward cant from the body. It weighs 14.1 T...
It was made by Gorham whose "lion, anchor, G" emblem appears on the underside, along with the word "Sterling" and the model number "5225."
It has plain walls with a 1" tall, embossed leafy design along the lower edge. This is slightly bulbous and and indented creating a rimmed like base.
The surface opposite...
Catalogs of the period identify shorter versions of this form as mustard pots, and taller ones as horseradish. Common...
This piece is a 7" long, 3 1/2" at the widest, 4" to the highest point at the top of the handle, 8.1 T. oz., gravy or sauce boat.
It is stamped "S. Kirk & Co," "925/1000," and "7" on the underside. Rainwater indicates this particular mark was used on holloware 1903-07.
Judging from other examples of repousse gravy boats showing on the internet, Kirk produced numerous v...
Price as a pair.
Each of these examples measures 2 3/8" across, stands 7/8" high, and weighs approximately 1.0 T. oz. They have scrolled edges, rippled ("pie crust") rims, and gold washed interiors, although that is largely polished away in one of these.
There are no monograms, inscriptions, or removals.
In addition to the word "Sterling" and the model numb...
This open dish likely dates from early in the 20th century. Contemporary catalogs identity the form as a mayonnaise bowl. It stands 3" at the highest, is 5 1/2" long...
The style is decidedly Art Nouveau with a date c. 1900.
The pattern is a flowing, highly articulated, lily motif. A popular floral subject, this lily would be compatible with flatware of the same design such as produced by Whiting, "Frontenac" ...
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 grand scale in both size and intricacy of detail. Measuring 12" in diameter, it stands 2" at the highest, and weighs 18.6 T. oz.