This example is a generously sized, 5" long, .9 T. oz. pair of sugar tongs. There is a fancy script "MAT" monogram on the arch. The gold washed talon grips are very finely rendered with detailed articulation on the inside as well as the outside surfaces.
The condition is excellent...
The 3 1/8" diameter, 3/4" deep, bowl has a scalloped rim and is extensively pierced in the interior.
The condition is excellent estate...
It is in superb estate condition and without a monogram or removal.
Marks are the Durgin "D," "Sterling," and "Pat'd."
The approximately 2" square, shallow bowl has scalloped edges with a decorative center. It retains a portion of its original gold wash.
The piece is in superb condition, and without a monogram or removal. Pattern detail remains well-defined, absent polishing wear. The bowl is free of dents, dings, bends, or burrs.
All other aspects of the piece are equally pure...
It is dessert size, 7" long, and weighing approximately 1.0 T. oz. It has a down-turned, reverse tipt end, and a lined drop on the bowl. There is a feathered script "HT" monogram.
The condition is very good...
Marked "925.1000" Sterling, and model number "510," they are without a maker's identification, but clearly trace to a major house, Wendt being one that comes to mind based on markings, period, and design and finish...
The pattern is Dominick & Haff's "Louis XIV." D&H produced two patterns under the name "Louis XIV," the one preceding the other by 25 years. This item...
It is model number "H171," and so marked on one grip, along with the word "Sterling," and the Gorham lion, anchor, G. The finger grip on the arch is engraved with an Old English "A" monogram.
The condition is flawless. There are no bends, nicks, or damage and the finish is appealing. The spring remai...
It is stamped "Tiffany & Co., "Sterling," "Pat.1885," and "M," this last mark indicating it dates no later than 1891.
The pattern is "English King," which is arguably the most successful American version of this venerable English design. There is a tight, script "MMS" monogram on the front of the handle. The center portion of the handle has a twist section on an otherwise flatten...