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Lovely 18th Century Decorated Spoon by Ezekiel Burr of Providence, RI
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210619-04   $47.50


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Offered is an excellent and finely decorated early American coin silver spoon by noted Providence, Rhode Island silversmith Ezekiel Burr (1765-1846), working in Providence circa the mid 1780s through about 1825. This piece by style should date to about 1790, give or take five years. It is nicely engraved, and has a period set of initials. The maker's mark is nicely struck and legible. This piece measures about 5 3/4 inches in length and weighs about 12 grams. Condition is very good overall,... Click for details

Bailey Kettell & Chapman "Bead" Coin Silver c. 1855 Berry Shovel
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4625f   $165.00


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This lengthy, 9 1/8", and weighty, 3.2 T. oz., berry scoop or shovel has origins in Boston, marked for "Bailey. Kettell & Chapman," 1854-58. It is also stamped "Pure-Coin," which is a characteristic New England term.

The handle is a die struck "Bead" pattern that appears on both the front and back sides. There is a cursive "EWL" monogram inscribed on the reverse.

The generously proportioned, 3 1/2" by 2 3/8", scoop is engraved with a highly detailed and finely rendered motif that portrays... Click for details

Set of Unusual Coin Silver Spoons Marked BURROWS - Location?
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210619-03   $95.00


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Offered is an interesting set of four American coin silver spoons marked BURROWS in a rectangular punch. They are also decorated with a period script "W" monogram. This mark has traditionally been assigned to a Norfolk, Virginia silversmith, although Cathy Hollan recently tentatively attributed it to a silversmith in Philadelphia. However, neither these spoons nor any others with this mark that have been observed (e.g., in the Winterthur collection online) bear any relationship to... Click for details

Set of 6 St. Louis Coin Silver Spoons by Menkens, Ca. 1864-66
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210619-02   $65.00


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Offered is a nice set of six American coin silver teaspoons initialed "EW" in period script and marked MENKENS in a rectangular punch. This maker's mark was used by Henry A. Menkens and his sons Herman and Henry W. Menkens, working in St. Louis, MO circa 1864-1866. These spoons measure about 5 5/8 inches in length and weigh a total of about 87 grams. Condition ranges from fairly good to poor, with some bowls being out of round and some dents and ripples to several spoons. All in all a nice... Click for details

Excellent Philadelphia Coin Silver Spoon by Henry McKeen Ca. 1825-50
Silver : Coin Silver

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20210619-01   $24.00


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Offered is a lovely American coin silver spoon by Philadelphia maker Henry McKeen, working from about 1823 to about 1865; this piece probably dates to 1850 or earlier. It is initialed "JES" in period engraved script, and has a legible maker's mark and the Philadelphia eagle trademark, which may or may not be a manufacturer's mark used by the Wilson brothers. This teaspoon measures about 6 1/16 inches in length and weighs about 16 grams. Condition is very good overall, with minimal wear and no... Click for details

Welles & Strong, Hartford CT, "Tipt" Coin Silver Serving Spoon x 3
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware

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4621f   $45.00


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Exceptionally well crafted, and in flawless condition, this coin silver place or serving spoon measures 8 1/2" long and weighs 1.4 T. oz.

A "Tipt" end pattern, it is marked "Welles & Strong" flanked by an eagle to left and a star to the right, for the Hartford, Connecticut partnership with dates 1841-45.

It is engraved with an elegantly rendered, feathered script, "C C" monogram set sideways on the handle front.

As suggested above, this remains in like-new condition, absent wear or... Click for details

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coin silver fish slice, Lincoln & Reed, Boston circa 1835,
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

Bruce Cherner Antique Silver  
2436   $150.00


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double swell fiddle with short front midrib decoration, length 10 3/4 inches, weight 3.88 oz. Troy, fine condition, monogrammed as shown in fourth enlargement.

Noteworthy for the whimsical and well executed decoration of Poseidon averting his eyes from the sullen stare of one sweaty stallion, and for the foliate scrolled embellishments on handle, which are stylistically "of a piece" with the blade.

Philadelphia Teaspoon w/Rare Initials-Only Mark for Benjamin Robinson
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210613-05   $25.00


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Offered is a nice American coin silver teaspoon that is Philadelphia in form, and bears the maker's mark of B.R in a serrated punch; this mark appears to be an initials-only mark for Benjamin Robinson (1818-44), and the letters are closely related to his B.ROBINSON mark in a serrated punch. This is an attribution, but a fairly solid one. This piece measures about 5 5/8 inches in length and weighs about 10 grams. It is decorated with a period engraved script "AR" monogram. This piece is in... Click for details

Very Rare Lititz, PA Coin Silver Spoon Circa 1825 by Francis Lennert
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210613-04   $47.50


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Offered is a rare and fine early American coin silver teaspoon by Lititz silversmith and watchmaker Francis (Frantz) Lewis Lennert (1805-72), who played the serpent in the village music scene, and who lived with his mother and worked out of his home. He produced few surviving pieces; this is only the second spoon of his that I've seen. This piece is in fairly good condition, with some wear and small dings, but no splits or repairs. Please review all of the pictures. It has a well-executed... Click for details

Very Rare Cincinnati Coin Silver Spoon by Nathan, Escales & Co.
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210613-01   $45.00


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Offered is a very rare example of the work and mark of the Cincinnati firm of Nathan, Escales & Co. (Max Nathan, Morris Escales, and Joseph Levy), working for a couple of years in the late 1850s. The firm was located at 100 Walnut Street, between Pearl and Third Streets. An 1859 ad in "The American Israelite" provided this information. The firm appears to have been catering to the Jewish community of Cincinnati, and was made up of members of that community - as such, this spoon might be... Click for details

Wilson McGrew, Cincinnati, "Fiddle Tipt" Coin Silver Serving Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware

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4617f   $48.00


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The Cincinnati Art Museum holds an essentially matching piece to this 8 3/8" long, 1.2 T. oz., table or serving spoon. The Museum's example is shown in Figure 81 of Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940.

Coin silver, this was made by Wilson McGrew, c. 1840-56, and carries his mark on the backside.

It has a pronounced "Fiddle" shaped handle with a "Tipt" end, and high, angular and chamfered, shoulders, all characteristic of a silver style of this region and period.

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Gurney Bro's., Brockton MA, Bright Cut Coin Silver Sugar Spoon
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4605f   $44.00


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While the length of a sugar spoon at 5 7/8", this .7 T. oz., coin silver item was no doubt intended for jam or preserves. Victorian custom often employed purpose-related decorative detail on the serving portion of pieces, and given the strawberry fruit, leaves and stem engraved in the ovoid, gold washed bowl of this, the intended function appears self-evident.

The rounded, slightly downturned handle has a tiered end and a front surface that is diamond cut in an intricate design. The overall... Click for details

Hall, Hewson & Brower Engraved Coin Silver Ice Cream Spoon x 3
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware

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4598f   On Hold


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Measuring 5 5/8" long and weighing approximately .6 T. oz., this ice cream, or possibly egg, spoon has an engraved handle and ovoid bowl that is finished in a rose gold wash front and back sides.

Unmarked coin silver, it is in an identified design by Hall, Hewson & Brower of Albany, New York, and dates from the mid 19th century.

It is engraved with a charming, and quite faithful, representation of strawberry fruit, leaves, and stems on the handle front, along with wriggle work and leaf... Click for details

Six Matched Duhme "No. 1" Coin Silver Place or Table Spoons
Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware

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4597f   $285.00


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A premier name in Cincinnati silver production and retailing for over fifty years, examples of the firm's work are readily accessible.

That not withstanding, a set of six matched, c. 1865, spoons in the company's earliest pattern in such spectacular condition as these are a rarity.

Measuring 8 1/8" long each, and weighing 8.6 T. oz. the group, they would have originally been used as individual place pieces, but are actually equivalent to the size of contemporary tablespoons.

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A Large, Good Philadelphia Teaspoon by John McMullin, Circa 1815-25
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210518-07   $27.50


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Offered is a lovely American coin silver teaspoon by noted Philadelphia silversmith John McMullin (1765-1843), which by form should date to about 1815-25. This large teaspoon is engraved with a period monogram of "SST" and one of John McMullin's maker's marks - in this case one used mostly in the first two decades of the 19th Century. This piece measures about 6 1/4 inches in length and weighs about 22 grams. Condition is very good overall, with modest wear from normal use and a bit of wear... Click for details

Reading, PA Coin Silver Teaspoon by William Mannerback, Circa 1825
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20210518-04   $29.50


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Offered is a lovely American coin silver teaspoon by noted Reading, Pennsylvania silversmith William Mannerback (1762-1838), which by style would appear to date to about 1825. The maker's mark on this piece is slightly worn, and the READING city mark is clear and crisp. This piece is decorated with a period script "EK" monogram. This piece measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 17 grams. Condition overall is fairly good, with some scuffs and scratches from normal use and... Click for details

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