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 likely date from the 1930s and is monogrammed "ETR" in script lettering.
It is in very good condition, free of polishing wear, with a bright finish, and showing straight, even tines.
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 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 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 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 pattern is "Frontenac," a long run, popular, early 20th century, Art Nouveau lily design. This is an early production item in immaculate condition...
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...
Measuring a generous 9 5/16" long overall, and weighing just short of 2.3 T. oz., this has an amply-sized blade that is 4 3/4" long and 2 7/8" at the widest.
The shoulders on this are scalloped and the edges slightly...
It is also marked "Sterling," model number "51," and with a maker's symbol which may be Whiting's lion, but as this is set on a ridge and difficult to read. Whiting as a maker is further advanced by the design on the hollow, flat-sided, handle matches that company's "Oval Twist," with the addition of a scroll end the two reserves on the sides.
The pattern is Alvin's "Old Orange Blossom," which is one of the most sought after Art Nouveau floral flatware designs produced of the early 20th century, when this style was at its peak.
The piece has a hollow handle with the pattern appearing on both sides, one of which has an Old English "G" monogram.
The working ...
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...
This item is a rare form cheese fork in the company's "Yetiv" pattern. This is fully authentic, i.e. not made up from another piece.
It measures 5 1/2" long and weighs .7 T. oz. The serving end has two widened and...
The pattern is Reed & Barton's enduring Art Nouveau "Les Six Fleurs." It is an original piece, to be distinguished from contemporary reissues and re-strikes.
There is a flowing script "FCH" on the reverse.
The condition is outstanding. There is no wear on the high relief and precisely detailed floral portraiture which is a hallmark of this pattern. Marks are the Reed & Barton emblem, Sterling, and the words ...