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Canadian Coin Silver Salt Spoon by David O. L. Warlock of St. John, NB
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200418-01   $25.00


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Offered is a lovely mid-19th Century Canadian silver master salt spoon bearing the maker's mark of little-known St. John silversmith Daniel O. L. Warlock (1819-1901), working in St. John in the mid-to-late 19th Century. This piece does not have a monogram or any evidence of an erasure. The maker's mark and location mark are all well struck. This spoon measures about 3 1/2 inches in length and weighs about 9 grams. Condition is very good overall, with no dents, splits or repairs. All in all... Click for details

Robert Sharp, London, Georgian Large Sterling Silver Chamber Stick
Silver : Sterling : Hollowware

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4198f   $285.00


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An estate piece long held in one family, this chamber stick is a significant example of its form. It is stamped for London, 1801-2, sterling, and Robert Sharp, who is identified in Jackson's Hallmarks as an "important maker." Grimwade's London's Goldsmiths affords him a lengthy biographical entry.

It is large, with a base that measures 5 1/2" in diameter, 7" to the end of the solid finger grip, and stands 4" tall.

Solid silver, it weighs 9.4 T. oz.

The base has a raised... Click for details

McCarty & Hurlbert Bright Cut Sterling Silver Master Butter Knife
Silver : Sterling : Flatware

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4197f   $42.00


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As a body, Philadelphia silver manufacturers of the second half of the 19th century exhibited great capacities in engraved design.

The quality of that work is exhibited on this 7 1/4" long, just over 1.0 T. oz., master butter knife stamped "Sterling" and "McCarty & Hurlbert" for the Philadelphia jeweler and manufacturer, 1876 successor to "Butler & McCarty," founded in 1849.

Both the "Old English" with reverse tipt end and the broad, notched, blade are extensively engraved in an Aesthetic... Click for details

Redlich for Grogan Co. Sterling Silver Chased & Hammered Muffineer
Silver : Sterling : Hollowware

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4195f   $245.00


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The quality of design and execution evident in this 7 1/2" tall, weighty at 6.8 T. oz., solid silver muffineer aka sugar shaker or castor bespeaks the reputation of its maker and the jeweler who retailed it.

Redlich & Co., whose "lion" emblem appears on the underside, traces to George Shiebler through one of its two cofounders, Adolph Ludwig, who was a designer with the latter firm.

Grogan & Co., also imprinted on the underside, was a carriage trade Pittsburgh jeweler, with it and Redlich... Click for details

Fine Coin Silver Spoon Circa 1825 by John J. Parry of Philadelphia
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200412-01   $27.50


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Offered is a very good American coin silver teaspoon bearing the maker's mark or retailer's mark of Philadelphia watchmaker and jeweler John J. Parry (fl. 1790s - 1835); this spoon should date to about 1825 and bears the Philadelphia eagle mark that either signifies manufacture by R. & W. Wilson, or was used by a percentage of the makers of Philadelphia between about 1825-50 to denote quality and/or origin. See my other listings for a separate and somewhat earlier piece bearing Parry's mark... Click for details

Philadelphia Coin Silver Spoon by John J. Parry, Circa 1815
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200411-15   $25.00


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Offered is a good early American coin silver teaspoon by watchmaker and silversmith John J. Parry, working in Philadelphia between the 1790s and his death in 1835. Check my other listings for another, later spoon by Parry. This spoon dates to about 1815 based on style, give or take five years. This spoon has a legible maker's mark struck in left-handed fashion, and a period engraved script monogram. This piece measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 15 grams. Condition... Click for details

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Fine Heavy Philadelphia Coin Silver Spoon by Robert & William Wilson
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200411-14   $22.50


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Offered is a lovely and well-made American coin silver teaspoon by the noted firm of Robert and William Wilson, working as R. & W. Wilson of Philadelphia circa 1825-50. This spoon has a slimmer spatulate handle and greater weight than their more American-style wares - the Wilsons seem to have had a line of silver flatware more akin to British examples of the times, and these were usually marked with the R&WW mark. This spoon measures about 6 1/8 inches long and weighs a very heavy 26 grams. ... Click for details

Rare Nashville, Tennessee Coin Silver Dessert Spoon by John S. Britain
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200411-07   $225.00


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Offered is an extremely rare example of the work of a Southern silversmith with the surname 'Britain' - now believed to be John S. Britain, working in Nashville in the 1835-36 timeframe, or James Sackett Britain, born in Sparta, TN in 1815 and working as a silversmith first in Tennessee and then in Alabama. It is probable the two men are either a single silversmith or are related. Although much remains to be discovered about the silversmiths with the surname 'Britain', it is clear from the... Click for details

Cincinnati Coin Silver Teaspoon Marked by David Kinsey, Working Alone
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200411-03   $17.50


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Offered is a good Cincinnati coin silver teaspoon bearing the mark of David Kinsey working alone; this is a far less common mark than that of Edward and David Kinsey working together. This teaspoon has a clear maker's mark or retailer's mark and a period engraved script owner's name. It measures about 5 3/4 inches in length and weighs about 16 grams. Condition is fairly good overall, with modest bumps and wear from normal use, and a spot or two of tarnish; there are no splits or repairs. All... Click for details

Whiting "Dresden" Floral Sterling Silver Cream Ladle
Silver : Sterling : Flatware

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4188f   $30.00


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A decorative pattern, Whiting's "Dresden" was issued in 1896 and evokes the baroque style of architecture and design for which the German city of the same name is renowned.

The handle features a trailing run of delicate, posey-like, leaves and flowers surmounted by a scroll and shell end.

This example is a 5 3/4" long, approximately .9 T. oz., cream or sauce ladle.

The 2" wide bowl has a scalloped edge, faceted and embossed interior, and is finished in a pale gold wash front and back... Click for details

Farrington & Hunnewell Bright Cut Coin Silver Master Butter Knife
Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces

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4186f   $44.00


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Marked "F&H" for Boston manufacturer "Farrington & Hunnewell" and "S.M. Hewett" for Putnam, Connecticut jeweler, this 7" long, just over .8 T. oz., piece dates to the mid 19th century.

A slender piece, it is a master butter, or possibly a pickle, knife.

The shoulders of the handle are angular, while the smooth surface is extensively engraved in a diamond cut and wriggle work design that is character of this period Boston silver.

The pattern on this is particularly appealing in that it... Click for details

18th Century Chambersburg Coin Silver Sugar Tongs by Charles Young
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200404-01   $250.00


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Offered is a rare and important early American coin silver sugar tongs by Chambersburg, Pennsylvania clockmaker and silversmith Charles Young (fl. 1791-1833), circa 1791-1800. It is extremely unusual to find such early American silver from a Chambersburg craftsman, and these tongs are an exceptional example of Charles Young's work, which is exceedingly rare. These tongs are marked with a clear strike of Charles Young's maker's mark once on each arm, and the tongs are also decorated with a... Click for details

Frank Smith Bright Cut Sterling Silver Ice Cream Knife & 12 Spoons
Silver : Sterling : Flatware

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4181f   $395.00


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It is unusual to find an intact set of twelve ice spoons along with their original serving knife, aka slice, and even more so to have the set in such pristine condition as this group.

Made by Frank Smith, whose early "S in a circle" mark and "sterling" are imprinted on the backside of all pieces, along with the name of the retailer, "Worcester & Co.," Lowell, Massachusetts.

The server measures 10" long and weighs 2.7 T. oz., while each of the spoons is 5 3/4" long with the twelve weighing... Click for details

Good English Sterling Salt Spoon, Bristol (Hallmarked for Exeter) 1865
Silver : Sterling

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200329-05   $15.00


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Offered is a lovely Victorian English sterling silver master salt spoon by the noted firm of James and Josiah Williams of Bristol, England (though because Bristol had no assay office most of their silver was hallmarked at the Exeter assay office. Their information appears below. This piece is fully hallmarked as having been assayed at Exeter in 1865, and bears a clear maker's mark. It also has a nice engraved period script monogram. This master salt spoon measures about 3 13/16 inches in... Click for details

Not For Sale - Solve this Mystery Mark and Win a Coin Silver Spoon!
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
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This American coin silver tablespoon dating to about 1820-40 is not for sale, but rather one that I need some help with. It measures about 9 1/8 inches in length and weighs about 50 grams. It has a faint period script engraved monogram running across the top of the handle, and a maker's mark of D.G in a rectangular punch. This piece has a mid-Atlantic or Midwestern feel, though it could be from some places in the American South outside of the major cities. It is almost certainly not by David... Click for details

Philadelphia Coin Silver Spoon w/Rare Mark of J. & P. Fries, Ca. 1837
Silver : Coin Silver

Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts  
20200328-04   $35.00


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Offered is a good Philadelphia coin silver spoon bearing the extremely rare mark of John & Phineas Fries, circa 1837 (the single year of their partnership). While coin silver spoons and other items bearing only the maker's mark of John Fries are somewhat common, and those with just Phineas Fries' maker's mark are scarce but not rare, the mark of their partnership is very hard to find. The mark on this spoon was used for the book "Philadelphia Silversmiths" by Catherine Hollan, and in twenty... Click for details

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