This example is a 6" long, heavy for its size at .8 T. oz., pickle fork.
It is a fully authentic, old example dating from at or near the pattern issue date of 1901, given the "Pat. Appld. For" inscribed on the backside ...
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 examples of "Repousse" gravy boats showing on the internet, Kirk produced numerous varia...
Price per piece, three available.
The handle is a pistol grip style with a band that wraps around the upper edge, terminating in a double leaf design. The blade has a blunt end and broadens toward the tip.
Price per piece, four available.
It measures 8 1/4" long and weighs approximately 2.0 T. oz.
The pattern is a "French Thread," aka "Fiddle Thread," and appears on the front and back sides of the handle.
There is a fancy, feathered script "JB" monogram.
The condition is choice estate. T...
Produced in a plain version, it also had a number of engraved variants, of which this, number "80," is one.
The engraving is particularly engaging, and features three flower blossoms, sunflower or similar, with leafy detail, all set against a satin matte ground.
This example is a full size dinner fork, 7 ...
Each arm is stamped "F. [for Foster] Tinkham," born in Middleboro, Massachusetts, and documented working in New York City in 1840 as a jeweler and watchmaker.
The "Fiddle" shape of the arms on these correlates with that date.
The grips are shell form, and the arch is engraved in a very elegant feathered script, "SAE."
They are in remarkably fine condition, and especially so for an item the better part of...
Rarely found, these pieces were made by Durgin and retailed by "Daniel Low & Co." (which company also marketed Durgin's famed "Salem Witch" items) as stamped on the reverse.
It has three tines that are 1 1/2" long each and joined at a shoulder that is 3/4" wide.
In sum, the overall shape looks something akin to a short handled pitch fork.
The pattern, which covers the handle and the heel of...
Made for sipping lemonade or iced tea, they are without a maker's mark, but American in origin, likely dating from the first half of the 20th century.
They are in flawless condition, without any bends or splits to the handles, or damage to the bowls. The finishes are bright and even.
It is also imprinted "Pure Coin," which was a silver standard term used in New England in the period.
It has a downturned, "Reverse Tipt" handle that is elegantly engraved on the front in a design that is similar enough to Knowles' of nearby Providence, Rhode Island, die struck "Coronet" as perhaps to share a commonality of sourc...
The 2 1/8" by 1 5/8", pear shaped bowl is a size typical of a tea caddy spoon, while the 3" long, solid silver, tubular handle is somewhat lengthy for that.
It is fashioned in an Arts & Crafts manner, with a cast, perhaps lotus bud form, finial at the end of the handle, and a block letter "J.J.D" monogram engraved on the heel reverse of the bowl.
It is in very good es...
This 8 3/8" long, just under 1.6 T. oz., berry spoon is a case in point. It is imprinted "Sterling" and "J.S. MacDonald."
The pattern is an engraved "Lily," which is more accurately a "lily of the valley," and is one of several variations of the same theme made by numerous manufacturers. This work, larg...
Dating from the 1850s, this example of his work is a 6 1/2" long, just under .9 T. oz., sugar spoon, imprinted on the backside with Westervelt's three part "star, lion, D" hallmark. The absence of a retailer's stamp suggests this tracks directly to the maker.
It has a broad, "Tipt" pattern handle and a shell bowl.
There is a feathered scr...
Standing on a footed base that is 3" in diameter, it measures 4 3/4" high to the rim and 5 1/8" to the top of the handles, is 4" across rim to rim, has a maximum span of 7 1/4" handle to handle, and weighs a heavy 14.8 T....
English "Georgian" in style, it has a bulbous body with a tall, fitted sleeve, tiered lid surmounted by an urn shaped finial.
The lid has a series of swirled, patterned piercings offset by fine engraved bands.
The underside is stamped "Norman of London" over "New York," "Sterling," and with the number "10N."
Noted as a good maker in "Jackson's Hallmarks," his capacities show in this item measuring 5" long and weighing 1.3 T. oz.
They are solid silver, with cast, scroll form arms and clam shell grips.
The round crosspiece is inscribed "D" over "L*I" in block lettering.
They are in outstand...
This particular pair are stamped "Ford & Tupper," located in New York City, and "Sterling."
Measuring 8 1/2" long and weighing 4.4 T. oz., they are typical in style and size with other commensurate pieces, but exhibit exceptional design.
There are two substantially scaled arms that are joined by a broad arch, which ...
It measures 6" long and weighs just over .6 T. oz.
It is a "Fiddle Tipt" pattern with a scallop shell bowl.
The handle is engraved "Della" in script.
Essentially a rarity because of its age and...
The specific "H&S" mark on this 8 7/8" long, heavy at 1.7 T. oz., table serving spoon is an early mark used 1857-64 according to the "Encylcopedia of American Silver Manufacturers."
It is also stamped "W.S. Taylor" for the Utica, New York retailer with dates, 1858-61, convergent with the maker's stamps...