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All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1396532 (stock #20190223-04)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$35.00
Offered is a lovely and scarce Chinese Export Silver (CES) spoon by Canton silversmith Wong Shing or Wongshing, working circa 1820-60. This piece was made for the English market, and has a typical English fiddle-pattern shape, as well as a period engraved script monogram. The maker's mark for Wong Shing and his pseudo-hallmarks are all well-struck. This piece measures about 5 1/2 inches in length and weighs a heavy 26 grams, typical of CES pieces. Condition overall is good, with some wear an...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1396540 (stock #20190223-10)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$60.00
Offered is a beautiful American coin silver table spoon in the fiddle pattern but decorated in a style recalling the late 18th Century by noted Philadelphia silversmith Edward Lownes (1792-1834), and bearing one of his maker's marks. This piece has a period engraved script monogram within a hand-engraved chain reserve with trailing decoration. This sort of decoration became much less common after about 1805, and would have cost more as more labor would be required. Please take a look at all t...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1397015 (stock #20190302-02)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$32.50
Offered is a nicely decorated American coin silver turned-handle spreader or butter knife bearing a manufacturer's mark for James Watts of Philadelphia, circa the 1860s. This piece has engraved decoration and a period engraved script monogram. It measures about 7 1/2 inches in length and weighs about 33 grams. Condition is fair to good, with some wear and scratching consistent with normal use, but no bends, splits or repairs. All in all a nice piece for display or everyday use!
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1397017 (stock #20190302-03)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$25.00
Offered is a lovely American coin silver sauce ladle bearing the maker's mark J.FITCH in a rectangular punch, with a mark of a sheaf of wheat accompanying the maker's mark. This mark is given to James Fitch of Auburn, NY, working circa 1816 to 1826. This piece has a light but legible maker's mark and pseudo-hallmark. It also features a very nicely engraved period script monogram. This ladle measures about six inches in length and weighs about 24 grams. Condition is fair, as there is a small...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Pre 1900 item #1397112 (stock #20190303-02)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$27.50
Offered is a very nice American coin silver master salt spoon by Philadelphia jeweler and watchmaker George H. Lewis, working circa 1855-61. This piece has a clear maker's mark or retailer's mark complete with address, as well as a period engraved monogram. This piece measures about 3 3/4 inches in length and weighs about 6 grams. It is in excellent condition, with almost no surface wear and no dings, dents, splits or repairs. All in all a nice example of the form, with a quite uncommon Phil...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1397117 (stock #20190303-06)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$27.50
Offered is a scarce example of an early Canadian silver spoon with a family crest, by Quebec City maker James Smellie, and bearing two strikes of his maker as well as a couple of pseudo-hallmarks. Smellie seems to have been working from about 1819 to 1829. His work is known, but not at all common. This piece measures about 5 11/16 inches in length and weighs about 17 grams. Take a look at all of the photos. Condition is fair, with some surface wear and tip wear and some dings and dimples to...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1398655 (stock #20190330-01)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$75.00
Offered is a very fine and rare marked American coin silver napkin ring (virtually all are unmarked as to maker) dating to the 1840-65 timeframe and made by the well-known Philadelphia firm headed by Robert & William Wilson. Despite the Wilsons' successful career and large number of flatware and hollowware items extant, this is only the second time I have come across napkin rings made by this firm. This napkin ring is engraved in a basket-weave pattern with a period script monogram within a sc...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1398662 (stock #20190330-02)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$65.00
Offered is a good American coin silver dessert or small table spoon bearing a maker's mark for George W. Chatterton, Sr., who was apprenticed to the jewelry trade in Ithaca, NY and who immediately thereafter moved to Springfield, Illinois, where he found much success and was in business between about 1838 and 1873. Mr. Chatterton is best known due to a happenstance in history - he was the jeweler patronized by Abraham Lincoln when Mr. Lincoln needed wedding rings for himself and Mary Todd, and ...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1800 item #1398681 (stock #20190330-05)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$75.00
Offered is a lovely circa 1780 English Georgian sterling silver and baleen toddy ladle measuring about 13 inches in length, as typical without hallmarks or maker's mark but guaranteed with a 1709 English sterling coin inset into the bowl. This piece also has a period engraved script monogram in a reserve to the front of the bowl (see all pictures by clicking on the first picture), in a script style typical of the 1770-90 timeframe. This ladle is in very good condition with some drying of the b...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Serving Pieces : Pre 1800 item #1398682 (stock #20190330-06)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a good usable English sterling silver platter spoon or stuffing spoon, made apparently by Richard Crossley of London, and hallmarked for 1784. This piece measures about 11 1/4 inches in length and weighs about 96 grams. It is engraved with a period armorial of a pair of wings surmounted by a star or etoile. This armorial may be associated with the names Becker or Bateman. This piece has a good clear set of well-struck hallmarks and the crest is legible though there is modest surfa...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1398685 (stock #20190331-02)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$32.50
Offered is a scarce example of the mark of Washington, DC watchmaker and jeweler Jacob Karr, working in that city between 1857 and 1905; he died in 1917 at the age of 81, and was born in Germany, coming to the U.S. at the age of 11. For at least part of his tenure he was located at 348 Pennsylvania Avenue. Karr is known primarily as a watchmaker in that invented the "celebrated American chronometer"; he also serviced the chronometers and equipment at the Naval Observatory in Washington. This ...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1398686 (stock #20190331-03)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$27.50
Offered is a new mark that may be the retailers' mark of a partnership between Malcom MacNeil (McNeil) of Philadelphia and his son John A. MacNeil (McNeil). I've never come across this mark before, but the spoon was manufactured by Watts of Philadelphia and is of the right time period for this father and son to have formed a partnership. The marks are nicely struck, and this spoon also has an excellently engraved period script monogram. This spoon measures about 6 1/8 inches in length and wei...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1398687 (stock #20190331-04)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$25.00
Offered is a nice American coin silver teaspoon bearing a very well-struck maker's mark for Thibault & Brothers, working in Philadelphia circa 1810-35. This piece measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 18 grams. It has a period engraved script monogram. Condition is fair at best, with some surface wear and some ripples and dents, but no splits or repairs. All in all a nice example of this desirable maker's mark!
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1398688 (stock #20190331-06)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$20.00
Offered is a nice American coin silver teaspoon bearing early marks for Thomas J. Megear, silversmith of Wilmington (1831-32) and then Philadelphia (1832 to about 1860). This spoon is of the right style to have been made in the 1830s, and so could be from either location. This piece measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 17 grams. It has a good clear maker's mark and a slightly faded period engraved script monogram. Condition overall is fair, with moderate wear overall, but n...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1398689 (stock #20190331-07)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$27.50
Offered is a very fine American coin silver teaspoon by noted Philadelphia silversmith Edward P. Lescure, working circa 1822-36 and then intermittently through 1861. This spoon bears a good strike of his more common, later mark and is a nicely made piece with good proportions. Please take a look at all the pictures by clicking on the first picture. This spoon also has an engraved period script monogram. This piece measures about 6 1/8 inches in length and weighs about 22 grams. Condition is...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1398690 (stock #20190331-08)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$45.00
Offered is a very fine example of the early maker's mark of noted Philadelphia silversmith Edward P. Lescure, who was working between 1822 and about 1836, and then intermittently through about 1861. While Lescure's later mark is well-known and seen periodically, this early mark is all but unknown, and perhaps only a tiny fraction of Lescure's extant work bears this mark. This spoon measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 18 grams. It has a faded period engraved script monogram....
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Pre 1837 VR item #1398721 (stock #20190331-11)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$45.00
Offered is a very nice American coin silver table spoon by Prisca Levan Mannerback (Mannerbach), son of the well-known Reading silversmith William Mannerback. The younger Mannerbach/Mannerback, who went by Levan based on his maker's mark, started working under his own mark not much earlier than 1825, given that he was born in 1807, and that would make him 18 in 1825. This piece probably dates to the 1825-40 period. You can see all the pictures by clicking on the first picture. This piece has...
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1398725 (stock #20190331-12)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
SOLD
Offered is an interesting antique Malaysian silver serving piece from the Kelantan region (the mark in Arabic above the country mark refers to this region - see pics). You can see all the pictures by clicking on the first one. Silver from Malaysia was made both for local use and for Europeans on tour in the region, and Malaysian silversmiths were highly regarded in the 19th and early 20th centuries; a few families still make forms exactly like this, but it is a dying tradition due to the handw...
 
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