This example is 8 1/2" long and weighs approximately 2.6 T. oz. The immense bowl is 4" long by 3 1/2" at the widest, and is intricately pierced as is requisite for this form.
The pattern is "Pompadour," which resembles an embellished "Kings" design with a French flair. This has a delicate "ESP" script monogram on the handle front, while the backside is imprinted with the Whiting logo, "Sterling," and ...
Price per piece, five available.
The design incorporates a banded ivy border and trailing ivy vines and berries on the shank, and a single ivy leaf at the top of the handle. The dominating feature is the face of a satyr-like figure that appears at the top center of the handle.
This example is a 6 7/8" long, 1.2 T. oz., dessert or oval soup spoon. It has an elegant, feathered script "MJP" monogram set ...
Price for the pair. Two pairs available.
They have 1/4" high, gadroon edges with a slight lip. The interiors are engraved "E.I.T" in block lettering.
They are in mint estate condition. Free of bends, dents, or nicks, they have brilliant finishes save for the flat bottoms which have brushed s...
A classical looking figure surrounded by drapery and ivy detailing surmounts the handle tip while the center of the handle portrays a bellflower and additional ivy leaves.
This example is a 6" long, .8 T. oz., sugar spoon. The bowl is large, 2" by 1 1/2", and is uniquely shaped. It is something of an embossed double scallop form.
There is a...
Per piece, two available.
Dating from 1875, it reflects elements of Gothic and Egyptian Revival design.
As stated, it is in immaculate condition, retaining clear pattern detail, a brilliant finish, and a well-shaped bowl free of tip wear, dents, or nicks.
Marks are "WwH" and "Sterling."
It was made by Gorham whose "lion, anchor, G" emblem appears on the underside, along with the word "Sterling" and the model number "5225."
It has plain walls with a 1" tall, embossed leafy design along the lower edge. This is slightly bulbous and and indented creating a rimmed like base.
The surface opposite...
Price for the set of six
Each one measures 7 1/2" long, which is an unusual size by contemporary convention in that it is lengthier than a dessert spoon but not quite as long as a tablespoon. In its time, when large scale was favored, it was likely a standard place piece.
They have a substantial feel, although each one is marginally less than 1.0 T. oz., with the gr...
Priced as a pair.
The pitcher is 3 3/8" tall, 3" across to the handle tip, has a 1 1/2" rimmed base, and weighs 3.0 T. oz.
The design is a study ...
The pattern is "Violet," one of several Art Nouveau floral designs Wallace produced early in the 20th century. It is an expressive, true to life portraiture, with the design carrying into the matte finish, gold washed bowl.
There is a script "MKW" monogram.
It is in impeccable condition. There is no evident wear wh...
This example is a 7" long, exceptionally heavy at 3.0 T. oz., gravy ladle. The handle front features an opulent array of high relief iris blossoms that appear to be in motion. The backside of the handle is much less detailed and actuall...
The handle has an irregularly shaped margin on the terminus. This frames a three dimensional, decorative floral (perhaps fuchsia) element. The plainness of the lower portion of the handle is broken by tw...
The piece is a 9" long ice spoon. It is an extra heavy version weighing 4.4 T. oz., and was retailed by Boston's "Bigelow, Kennard & Co.," whose name is stamped on the backside. Other marks are the Durgin "D" and the word "Sterling."
The elegant bowl has scalloped edges, a pierced interior, and is finish...
It is inscribed on the reverse "Jerome Orrell Eddy," "May 12/91," whose birthday was this date. An accomplished man in his own right, th...
Per piece, two available.
It was made by New York's Albert Coles, whose three part pseudo hallmark and name, "A. Coles," both appear on the backside of the handle.
The pattern is "Bead," which was a standard mid 19th century design. This example has a fancy, feathered script "W" engraved on the front.
It is in very good condition. There are no mars or da...
A "Chinese Export" piece, it is stamped with four pseudo hallmarks used by "Wongshing," aka "Wong Shing," located in Canton c. 1810-35 according to one source, and 1820-60 by another source. Silver standards vary for Export silver, but it broadly conforms to sterling.
Export is also largely imitative of English silver, and that is true for this which is Georgian in manner, with a down-turned, reverse tipt end...
Made by a premier manufacturer, they are all stamped with George Shiebler's "winged S" emblem, "Sterling," and the model number "1938" on the undersides, and likely date from the late 19th century.
Graduated so to nest one inside the other, they are nonetheless similar in size. The largest stands 2 1/4" high, and the smallest 2 1/8" high. The same r...
It has a flat surface, with slightly beveled edges, and rounded ends that taper from 1 1/4" across at the wide end to 1/2" at the narrow end.
Otherwise plain, it has a flourishing, Art Nouveau style "JA" monogram." The style of this suggests a date circa 1900.
It is in very good condit...
This 5 7/8" long, relatively weighty at nearly .8 T. oz., pickle fork portrays a pond lily accompanied with stylized, sinuous leaves encircling both sides of the handle.
The tines on this are finished in a bright gold wash. This piece is to be distinguished from a cocktail fork, which is shorter and has stubbier tines.
It is in immaculate estate condition and without a monogram...