Suggested dates for this mark are 1851-59, and the "Fiddle Tipt" design would imply the early end of that range. It may be a large sugar or small preserve spoon. There is a feathered script "EGE" monogram on the backside of the handle...
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...
It measures 5 7/8" long and weighs approximately 1.2 T. oz.
In immaculate estate condition, it is without a monogram or removal. Pattern detail remains sharp and crisp. The bowl retains its original matte finish gold wash, with light fading on the high spots.
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...
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...
It has the decorated flanged shoulders characteristic of older pieces, as well as an up-turned handle end, and a flowing script, Art Nouveau style, "ACB" monogram on the backside.
In superb condition...
It is in exceptionally fine condition, and without a monogram or removal. Pattern detail remains crisp and well-defined and the finish has a subtle sheen. The tine area has decorated shoulders and apart from some light scratches on the backside tine tips, is without wear, bends, or burrs.
It has the lion, anchor, G hallmark on the backside, along with the words "Sterling" and "Patent 1900." It also has decorated, flanged shoulders. This form was only available on older forms.
The condition is exceptionally fine estate and there is no monogram or monogram removal. The pattern detail remains crisp and sharply defined. The finish is lustrous.
It measures 9 1/8" long and weighs a robust 2.9 T. oz...
It is in mint condition and without a monogram or removal. The tines are free of burrs, nicks, or bends, there is no polishing wear, and the finish is lustrous.
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.
It is old...
It is marked "925/1000" and with the Towle emblem on the heel of the bowl, and "Sterling" and "Pat. 1898." on the backside of the handle. It is also engraved "Florence '99" in script on the reverse.
It is in immaculate condition. To be sure, it would seem a more perfect, old, example of this intricate design is not to be found.
The design elements app...
It is in very fine condition. The detail remains very well-defined. The stamens show clearly as do the pollen flecks on the petals. Other design elements remain equally sharp. The upturned handle has a flowing script, Art Nouveau style "VSM" monogram.
The bowl remains round and free of dings, dents, or ...
The pattern is "Frontenac," a long run, popular, early 20th century, Art Nouveau lily design. This is an early production item in immaculate condition. It retains sharp detail showing even the stamens and pollen flecks on the blossoms, and has a stippled background on much of the de...
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...