"Yetiv," the pattern on this 5 5/8" long, .9 T. oz., sardine fork, well represents the capacities of the firm. It is an Art Nouveau design patented in 1902 and so indicated on the reverse...
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...
This 7 1/8" long, 1.1 T. oz., "Fiddle Tipt" dessert spoon is a flawless example of his work, marked with his name and address, "289 B.way," along with the number "5." It has a beautiful finish, pointed tip bowl, and very fine, feathered script "CFF" monogram set sideways on the handle.
This 8 1/2" long, 1.7 T. oz., "Fiddle Tipt" tablespoon is a flawless example of his work, marked with his name and address, "289 B.way," along with the number "5." It has a beautiful finish, pointed tip bowl, and very fine, feathered script "CFF" monogram set sideways on the handle.
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 an early piece of Gorham's "Buttercup," marked with the company's "lion, anchor, G" emblem, the words "Sterling" and "Patent 1900," and the name of the retailer, Boston's "Bigelow, Kennard & Co." It also has decorated, flanged shoulders; later examples have plain shoulders.
There is a delicate script monogram that appears to be "MFC" on the handle front.
It is in superb cond...
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 old...
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...