This example is a small, 5 3/16" long, and weighty, 1.0 T. oz., fork in the 1944 "Swedish Modern" pattern. It is an unusual size and may have been a specialized piece...
The handle is open, featuring trellis like borders that are interspersed with trailing posies or similar flower...
This piece is stamped with the T&W three part pseudo-hallmark which includes a rooster, the letter T and W, and an arm and hammer. It is a 6 3/4" long, just over .7 T. oz., pickle knife...
This example is a 3 5/8" long, .4 T. oz., master salt spoon.
It is an original, early production, item and not a later recast, and in mint condition.
The ovoid bowl has a matte finish and the handle is engraved "HG" in fine script lettering.
Marks are the Gorham "lion, anchor, G" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat 190x."
Measuring 6" long and relatively heavy at just touching 1.0 T. oz., this is replete with iconography...
These examples are stamped "S.Kirk & Son," which was used beginning in 1932 until 1961 according to one reference and until 1979 according to another.
They are cream soup spoons, measuring 6 1/8" long. There are 14 of these, all matching, with the same script "ELS" monogram on the backside. They all weigh between 1.2 and 1.3 T. oz., with one exception which is extra weight at 1.5 T. oz...
This piece is a 6 3/4" long, rather heavy at just over 1.3 T. oz., tea or dessert fork. It is an early item, marked "Patent 1855," "Coin," and with the name of the retailer, Pittsburgh's "J. Stevenson."
There is a handsome, feathered script "AG" monogram set sideways on the handle.
It is in exceptionally fine condition...
Its style as well sets it apart as it is unlike anything else Gorham produced, or any other manufacturer for that matter, with the exception of Towle's "Spider" which has a very similar form.
It is in the Aesthetic mode and likely dates c. 1880...
This example is a 7 15/16" long, 1.9 T. oz., serving fork.
The pattern is rococo in manner, incorporating a variety of design elements asymmetrically arrayed.
This has four wide tines, the outer...
It has an essentially square, 3" on a side, flat, serving end, that has a scalloped front edge with pointed corners.
Retailed by Philadelphia's "Bailey, Banks & Biddle Co.," and so stamped on the backside, it is also marked with Durgin's "D" emblem and "Sterling."
An intricate design that inc...
The pattern is "Lancaster," sometimes referred to as "Lancaster Rose," which is reflective of the predominant component of the design, namely the cluster of rose blossoms that appears on the end of the beaded edge handle.
The piece is solid silver, including the blade and flat ...
This example is a 6 3/4" long, just under a weighty 1.2 T. oz., place fork. It is tea or dessert size, which in today's parlance is sometimes simply referred to as a regular fork.
It is an early example marked "APR. 5 0x," along with the Whiting logo and "Sterling." It is also stamped wi...
The pattern is Whiting's "Heraldic," which appropriately enough is dominated by the image of a medieval helmet set at the top of the handle. The remainder of the design incorporates a dense array of high relief, scrolling acanthus leaves.
The bowls are a fancy version, with flanged shoulders, ...
That article spawned (pun intended) an intensified interest in this already enchanted, and immensely costly, pattern. It also prompted the assignment of the label "Narragansett...
This trio includes the months of "April," "September," and "November," and portrays respectively, a lily, a poppy, and a chrysanthemum.
Each spoon measures 6" long, and is heavy, weighing something over 1.0 T. oz. each, with slight variation piece to piece.
The condition of all the spoons is excel...
The pattern is "Winthrop" by Tiffany. Dating from 1909, the leafy wreath, urn with flowers, and ribbon festoon reflect the Colonial Revival and Adamesque design sensibilities of the period.
The form is rare, and all the more so with a solid silver blade. The three prongs are stout, and are of a style that Tiffany seemed to favor as the form was used on any ...
This example is a 6 1/4" long, 1.5 T. oz. sugar sifter with a "Gourd" portraiture.
It has a nine-lobed, 2 1/2" diameter, 1/2" deep, pierced bowl that is finished in a gold wash on both front and back sides.
It is without a monogram or removal and in superb condition. Pattern detail remains clear and well-defined. The bowl is free of dents, burrs, or nicks. The f...