The rimmed lip bowl, and lower portion and tip of the handle are sterling silver, with the remainder of the handle being baleen.
The majority of examples of this form are much lengthier toddy ladles. This would have been for some other purpose.
There is no monogram or inscription, or removal of same...
This pair of spoons are marked "W.I. Tenney" "N.Y." and date early in William's working years.
At 6 1/4", they are lengthy for teaspoons, and rather weighty at nearly 1.6 T. oz. the pair. They have "Reverse Tipt," down-turned handle ends and exposed drops on the bowls...
They are probably silverplate and probably English. Each piece has three symbol touch marks on the lower edge, but these are heavily rubbed. While perhaps recognizable to a knowing eye, not so for this listing...
It is marked "F&G" in an oval and "Sterling."
The handle is cast with a grooved center. This resembles a stem. This in turn has an applied, again cast, floral and leaf form attached at the end. This has a tail that resembles a tendril wrapped around the handle.
The 2 1/8" wide serving end has five, broad tines.
The condition is excellent...
This 6 9/16" long, heavy, 1.5 T. oz., probably youth fork is stamped "Marquand & Co." which dates it 1830-33.
It is a "Kings" pattern with a plain back...
The Harwood is the longer, at 6 11/16", and slightly heavier at .8 T...
This 9" long, nearly 2.7 T. oz., twist stem, example was produced by New York's Albert Coles. It was one of several designs in this genre that Coles offered.
It is die struck and portrays a raised classical warrior figure surrounded by detailing that has an architectural quality to it.
In his foundational work "Silver Medallion Flatware," D. Albert Soeffin...
The pierced bowl is stamped "Plata Industria Argentina" and "800" in a diamond. This is hinged for opening and has a threaded end that fits into the tube.
The tube itself has a gold tip that is stamped "18K." This appears to be a solid band wrapped around an inner lining. The stem is divided into several sections separated by bands, two of which are knurled. The upper portion h...
The pattern is "Imperial Chrysanthemum," which is a highly detailed floral design tending toward the Art Nouveau in style.
This is a particularly fine example. It has a delicate script "P" monogram on the front. There is no evident polishing wear and the bowl remains well-shaped and retains most of its original gold wash finish.
Marks are Gorham's ...
Presumably they are teaspoons, although with their sharply defined tips, they could be used for fruit.
The pattern is appropriately a "French Thread," given that these are French in origin and fully marked so.
They are stamped with a first standard (950 parts silver vs. 925 for sterling)...
Dating from the mid 19th century, it is a large, 8 9/16" long, nearly 1.5 T. oz., table or serving spoon in very fine condition.
The handle has a broad, tipt, end, high narrow shoulders off the bowl, and beveled edges. It is engraved "H.M. Dorman" in stylishly rendered script lettering. This cross references with the inscription on a L.O....
It has a script "M" monogram on the handle and retains a pale residue of its original gold wash.
It is in excellent condition, free of polis...
This example is a large, 8 1/2" long, heavy, approximately 2.3 T. oz., cheese scoop. It has a twist stem and broad, swooping scoop. This possesses a robust quality, with a thick shank, and strongly defined detailing.
It is in excellent condition. Th...
This was a period when Tiffany made reproduction items or designs inspired by older, especially English Georgian, holloware, and that is the case with this piece. It is round, cauldron shaped, and stands on three pad feet with acanthus leaf sprays where the legs are attached.
There is a rolled rim upper edge ...
It is in excellent condition and without a monogram or removal. Apart from some worn spots in the gold on the interior of the blade, there are no signs of use.
Marks are the ...
Otherwise the design follows after this group of patterns in featuring a bird image set amid a leafy surround. The degree of detail is precise and finely rendered, with all the elements laid upon a stippled ground.
This example is an 8 5/8" long, relatively heavy at 1.8...
This piece is a 4 3/4" long, relative heavy at approximately .7 T. oz., egg spoon. It has a fine "OEEA" feathered script monogram on the handle front and is inscribed "1908" on the handle backside.
It is in very fine condition. Pattern detail remains well-defined and the finish is lustrous. The ovoid bowl is free of dents, nicks, or burrs.
Marks are Gorham's "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Ster...