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...
Beyond its length, this impresses with how substantial it is. It weighs a hefty 5.0 T. oz., which generosity of material shows in the thickness and resultant sense of robustness of all elements of the item...
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...
This example is a 5 1/8" long, relatively weighty at .8 T. oz., and relatively uncommon, sardine fork. The serving end has seven tines, the center one of which has a trident tip...
It is in exceptionally fine condition and without a monogram or removal. It has a slightly upturned end and retains all the fine detailing that characterizes original pieces of this pattern...
This example is 4 7/8" long, .7 T. oz., cream ladle. It has a three lobed bowl with decorated shoulders and a single pansy blossom in the heel...
It is an early example of International's 1898 "Revere." A decorative scroll pattern, this has added, and quite appealing, embellishment on the two-tine,gold washed, serving end.
It is in flawless condition and without a monogram or removal.
Marks are the International "Wilcox & Evertsen" division indian head emblem and the word "Sterling."
This example is a pair of sugar tongs that measure 4 1/2" long and weigh a relatively heavy .9 T. oz. They have especially appealing cupped and reticulated grips. There is a feathered script "MM - GT" monogram inscribed on the arch.
The condition is mint. They show no polishing wear, have a brilliant finish with a natural patina, and are free of bends, breaks, or repairs.
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.
It is stamped "International" along with the Simpson, Hall, Miller emblem on the underside. Other marks include "Sterling," "B33A," "Patented" and "Wedgwood" for the pattern name.
The design replicates that on the flatware of the same name and is embellished with additional classical elem...
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...
The maker's stamp is "Jeffrey R. Brackett," along with the word "Boston." Brackett is well documented, identified as working as a silvers...
A slight variant of Joseph Seymour's mid 19th century "Wreath," also of Syracuse, it is stamped on the reverse with an "S" in a shield. This is no doubt an undocumented (at least in any of the major references) Seymour manufacturer's mark.
There is a feathered script "CCH" monogram on the front.
The condition is very good. Pattern detail remains well-de...
Kerr produced a smaller, 5 3/4" diameter, and lighter, version of this marked "5174-1" and both items were probably children's plates, although this larger one could be a bread and butter plate.
The style is Arts & Crafts, and dates from ea...
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...