This example is a large, 7 7/8" long, heavy at just over 1.7 T. oz., flat handle master butter knife. The blade has a scalloped upper edge, while the handle is inscribed "A.T.A." in script lettering.
It is in good condition. The blade is free of bends or burrs but shows surface scratches consistent with use...
Measuring a lengthy 9 3/4" overall and weighing just over 1.4 T. oz., the tapered blade is a full 6" long. It is 1 3/4" wide at the handle end and graduates down to 5/8" wide at the tip, which has a central point...
It is completely original and fully marked to this effect on the blade, which also reads "Stieff." The handle is imprinted "Williamsburg Restoration" with the Colonial Williamsburg emblem in an oval.
It is in essentially unused condition. The blade is flawless and has a brilliant finish...
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...
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...
This set of six, matched, oversized at 6 1/8" long, approximately 3.7 T. oz. the group, coin silver teaspoons trace to the earliest years of that lineage.
Marked "Wm. Rogers," they date to the second quarter of the 19th century...
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...
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 is in exquisite condition, showing no wear whatsoever and is without a monogram or removal.
Every detail of the design is fully articulated, which is all the more remarkable at the small scale of this. The bowl has a satin matte finish and is gold washed.
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...
It is a "French Thread" pattern, and double die struck, meaning the design appears on both sides of the handle. Measuring 4 13/16" long, it is heavy for its size, weighing just over .5 T. oz.
There is an Old English "D" monogram set sideways on the handle. The tapered pick itself has an intentional, horizontal, ridge line about midway down its length.
It measures 6 1/2" long and weighs just over .9 T. oz.
The pattern is "Monticello," which if in furniture, would be "Hepplewhite." There is an Old English "B" monogram in the shield area.
The infuser itself is a perfect sphere 1 1/2" in diameter. This pivots in a complete circle on a small hinge. There is a tapered arm ...
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...
The pattern, "Crown," was offered as a full line in plate, but from this example which is marked "Sterling," was clearly available in sterling silver for those who wanted an upgraded version.
It dates from 1885, and the intricat...
Besides its length, two other features distinguish this piece. The first is the broad, pierced and delicately engraved, flanged shoulders. Secondly, the interior of the pointed bowl is pierced in an ivy berry and leaf design that actually resembles a star burst. Like the shoulders, this is set off with fine engraving and a bright gold wash.
It is witho...
This last identifier is what typically appears with this pattern, which is "Josephine." The leaf design is of the period, with several other makers producing quite similar patterns in the 1850s and 1860s.
The engraving on the blade individualizes this. It is bright cut in a leafy scroll design, and...
It is an engaging piece dating circa 1880, with a bright cut leafy pattern set against a satin matte finish surface. The interior has a bright finish.
There is a script "J.G.F." monogram.
It is in choice condition. It remains perfectly round, retains crisp detail on the engraving, and is free of bends, burrs, or nick...
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 ...