Price per piece, four available.
His 1920 "Lotus," which is the pattern on this 6 1/8" long, .7 T. oz., teaspoon, exhibits the clean, simple lines and textured surfaces that define the Arts & Crafts style.
The bowl is particularly a...
Price for the set of twelve.
A fruit set, or perhaps for breakfast or dessert, they are small size, with the forks measuring 5 3/8" long and the knives 6 7/16". The group weighs 10.4 T. oz., and although they are all silver, including the blades on the knives and fork ...
It has a relatively long and narrow, 4" by 2 3/8" by 3/8" deep, bowl, with a raised shell design in the interior as is consistent with the line, while the edge is plain rather than fluted which is more typical in this pattern.
A well-received and elaborate rendition of a design derived from English "Kings," "King Edward" incorpor...
It is a 5 3/4" long, weighty at .9 T. oz., all silver, individual butter spreader.
The design is double sided, with a shell embellishment added to the backside of the blunt-end blade.
There is a delicate script "FTL" monogram on the handle front.
It is in excellent estate condition, retaining clear pattern detail that is free of polishing wear. The blade remains fla...
Made by Gorham, whose "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat. 78" are imprinted on the backside of the blade, the pattern is "Hindostanee."
A Moorish design, it features a dense ground of stylized palmetto leaves and scrolls on a rounded handle front and nearly plain backside.
There is a shield-shaped reserve area that in this i...
Price per pair, two pairs available.
This pair of 7 3/8" long, 2.8 T. oz. combined, coin silver forks are examples of the firm's "Alameda" aka "Ivy" design.
Similar in style to Gorham's Greek Revival "Corinthian" of the same c. 1870 period, it is more embellished than that pattern, with added ivy sprays whi...
The backside of the handle is smooth, while the bowl is textured both sides and finished in a gold wash on the interior.
Described variously as a demitasse, salt, or other spoon, given what it portrays it ...
It is a double die struck, meaning the pattern appears on both sides of the handle, coin silver, "Kings" design, with the name "M. Higbie" inscribed on the front in cursive lettering, and a shell design on the backside heel of the bowl.
Stamped "T.B & Co." and with a three part, "bust-lion-D" hallmark, it appears to trace to Taylor & Baldwin of Newark, New Jersey, with a late 1830s date...
It remains in excellent condition. The high relief rose pattern retains clear, precise, detail front and backsides, and on the reverse heel of the bowl.
The bowl remains well-shaped and free of tip wear. There is one faint pinprick dimple in the base. The finish is bright and warm.
Marks are the Durg...
It is an early example of Durgin's 1910 "Fairfax," marked with the company "D" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat'd."
It has a fancy script "F" monogram on the handle front, and a pierced and twisted single tine end that is finished in a gold wash.
A lesser common piece in the "Fairfax" line, this is in immaculate condition, showing no signs of w...
Other marks include the company name, the word "Sterling," and the model number "310,"
Solid silver, it is a combined single and double shot jigger that stands 3 3/16" high and weighs a robust 2.0 T. oz.
Having smooth, tapered sides, one end is 1...
Weighing over 2.5 T. oz., it measures 9 1/2" long overall, and has an oversized bowl that is 4" by 2 3/4" by 1/2" deep.
It was made by Boston's Newell Harding company, whose name along with the New England term "Pure Coin" appears on the handle reverse.
The pattern is a "Grape" that is associated with this company.
The bowl exhibits extraordinary refinement in its intricately e...
In their entirety, the series incorporates female figures, fairies, cherubs, and flowers. This example features the profile of a young woman set against a poppy blossom, with a second blossom gracing her hair.
It is a compelling pattern that has only gained in allure since it w...
This example of his work is "French Thread," aka "Fiddle Thread," 6 1/4" long, not quite 1.0 T. oz., sugar shovel.
High walled and flat-bottomed, the shovel form used by numerous manufacturers, was an alternative to a bowl, and appeared in pieces as small as a master salt spoon up to berry size.
This has an engraved "eagle head" crest in lieu ...
This example, an 8 1/2" long, 1.7 T. oz. table or serving spoon, is stamped "Hildeburn" over "Phila" and with an "eagle."
It is a plain end pattern with a slightly tipt backside dating early in his working years.
It is monogrammed "TCR" in feathered script lettering set sideways o...
The blade reverse is stamped, "Wm. B. Durgin," and "Pure Coin," which is a New England regional term. Both these marks and the pattern indicate this an an early item from the history of that firm founded in 1853.
The piece is solid silver, with the flat handle on a plane with the scallo...
The motif is a lotus blossom, fully developed in the 1 5/8" diameter, 1" deep, bowl, complimented by a triplet of lotus leaves surmounting the handle.
That simple descriptive, however, scarcely encompasses the delicacy and subtlety with which the piece is imbued.
The blossom, for example, has fully articulated petals with sawtooth ed...
Made by Gorham, the underside is stamped with the company "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Sterling," model number "540," and a date symbol for "1892."
It measures 5 1/2" from handle end to tip of spout, is bulbous at 2 3/4" wid...