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All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century : Pre 1800 item #1374149 (stock #20180203-05)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a nice early American coin silver teaspoon or coffee spoon decorated in a feather-edge Old English pattern style, with a period block monogram and worn die-struck shell decoration. This piece does not appear to have a maker's mark, but by style can be dated to the 1780-90 period, give or take a couple of years. It measures about 4 5/8 inches in length and weighs about 8 grams. Condition is fair to good, with some modest tip wear and some very small dimples to the bowl...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1374148 (stock #20180203-04)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$22.50
Offered is an interesting, fairly late American silver master salt spoon by noted Philadelphia silversmith Joseph Lownes (1758-1820). This piece has a period engraved script monogram and is a standard circa 1810-20 fiddle pattern piece. The interesting part about this salt spoon is that it exhibits the remains of die-struck decoration to the bowl - something not often seen with salt spoons...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1374143 (stock #20180203-03)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a good and scarce example of the mark of Kentucky jeweler John Beauchamp, working in Bowling Green, KY circa 1847-71. This piece measures about 3 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 9 grams. There is no monogram but no obvious sign of erasure. The manufacturer's marks and Beauchamp's mark are clear and crisp. Condition is good overall, with only moderate wear from normal use and no splits, dents or repairs. All in all a fine piece of Bowling Green coin silver!
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1374137 (stock #20180203-01)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a fine set of five American coin silver teaspoons by Buffalo, NY spoonmaker Philo Dubois (1812-1887), circa 1850. These spoons measure a large 6 1/2 inches in length, and weigh about 125 grams altogether. They are engraved with period script initials "CML" and have clear maker's marks. Condition on these spoons is very good overall, with no dents, splits or repairs. However, one spoon has an area of scratching to the underside of the handle, perhaps due to a silver test...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : 18th Century : Pre 1800 item #1374136 (stock #20180202-01)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$85.00
Offered is an excellent early American coin silver dessert spoon by noted Lancaster, PA silversmith William Haverstick, Sr. (1756-1823), circa 1790-1800. Although many teaspoons by William Haverstick Sr. and Jr. (who used the same mark) have been observed, and a fair number of tablespoons, dessert spoons are much more rare. This particular piece measures about 7 1/4 inches in length and weighs about 35 grams...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Early Patterns : Pre 1900 item #1373910 (stock #20180130-01)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$65.00
Offered is a fine group of three American coin silver egg spoons by the noted Philadelphia firm of Bailey & Co., circa 1863. Each spoon has a full set of marks for Bailey & Co., as well as manufacturer's marks presumably for George Sharp, and a tiny engraved date of 1863 to the reverse. This date is likely contemporaneous with the period script monogram inside the shield on the front of each spoon, and these pieces were probably given as a gift at a wedding or other important occasion...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1373394 (stock #20180121-09)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a lovely early American coin silver salt spoon by noted Philadelphia silversmith Joseph Lownes. This piece has decoration in vogue in Philadelphia in the 1800-05 timeframe, and the decoration surrounds a period engraved script monogram. This piece also has a legible maker's mark. It measures about 4 inches in length and weighs around 9 grams. Condition is fair, with the bowl a little bit twisted, and some ripples to the handle (see pics) but no splits or repairs...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1373393 (stock #20180121-08)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$67.50
Offered is a nice American coin silver teaspoon in the fiddlethread pattern, made by Wood & Hughes and retailed by Walter Pearce & Company, working in Norfolk, VA circa 1831-44 and then in Mobile, Alabmaa circa 1844-67. This piece would certainly date to Pearce's Mobile period, probably the 1859-67 period. This piece has legible marks and a rubbed period engraved script monogram. This spoon measures about 5 7/8 inches in length and weighs about 24 grams...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1373392 (stock #20180121-07)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$27.50
Offered is a nice American coin silver teaspoon by noted silversmith George Franciscus, who began his career in Baltimore around 1800, but who moved to Lancaster by about 1819, working there for the rest of his career, until about 1840. This piece can be confidently ascribed to Franciscus' Lancaster period, both by style and by the fact that it came with a number of other pieces from the local Lancaster area. This bears a rubbed but legible maker's mark and a period engraved script monogram...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1373391 (stock #20180121-06)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a nice early 19th Century pair of New Haven, Connecticut coin silver table spoons by noted silversmith Charles Hequembourg (1760-1851), who was born in France and who worked in Hartford from about 1790 to 1804, then in New Haven from about 1804-23, when he moved to Albany, NY. He worked in Albany, New York City and Buffalo into the 1840s, but died in New Haven. This pair of tablespoons should date to his New Haven period, about 1815, give or take a half a decade...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1373390 (stock #20180121-05)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$10.00
Offered is a nice late coin silver teaspoon bearing a rubbed but legible maker's mark or retailer's mark for John M. Peddinghaus, working in Colchester, Connecticut between about 1835 and 1865, and then in Marietta, Ohio around 1866. This spoon was probably made or sold by Peddinghaus toward the end of his career...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1373389 (stock #20180121-04)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$37.50
Offered is a pair of American coin silver teaspoons by noted early small-town Ohio silversmith Henry (Harry) Safford. Biographical information on Mr. Safford follows discussion of the spoons. These teaspoons each bear a period engraved script monogram of 'RB', and each also has a good clear maker's mark. This pair of spoons measure about 5 5/8 to 5 3/4 inches in length, and the total weight for the pair is about 28 grams. Condition overall is very fair, with some wear and dings to the bowls,...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1373388 (stock #20180121-03)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a good American coin silver teaspoon with a clear maker's mark for Davis & Morong, a short-lived (circa 1820) partnership between Thomas Aspinwall Davis and Thomas N. Morong, both of Boston. This is the first example I've seen of this mark. This spoon is also engraved with a period script monogram. This piece measures about six inches in length and weighs about twelve grams. Condition is fair, with light tip wear, some bumps and dings to the bowl, and a couple of bends to the hand...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Flatware : Pre 1837 VR item #1373387 (stock #20180121-02)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$17.50
Offered is a nice early CT coin silver teaspoon by the well-known partnership of Merriman & Bradley, and marked with their maker's mark and a pseudo-hallmark or manufacturer's mark they often used. This piece has a clear set of marks and a period engraved script monogram to the front of the handle. There is also a later monogram to the back of the handle. This piece measures about 5 3/4 inches in length and weighs about 14 grams. Condition is good overall with some shallow bumps in the bowl ...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1373013 (stock #20180115-10)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
$19.50
Offered is an American coin silver table spoon bearing the mark of Chauncey Johnson, who worked there from about 1820 into the 1840s, before relocating to Bastrop, Texas. This spoon can be dated to the 1820-27 period as it bears two strikes of a manufacturer's mark of an eagle head looking left, attributed by John R. McGrew to Green Hall of Albany, working circa 1810-27. This same mark appears frequently on work marked by Nehemiah B. Bassett (died 1819) alone and in partnership as Bassett & Wa...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1372987 (stock #20180115-05)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a nice Philadelphia coin silver teaspoon by watchmaker and jeweler Hugh Mulligan. The mark on this particular spoon was used for the book "Philadelphia Silversmiths" by Cathy Hollan. This piece has a clear mark and an engraved period script monogram. It measures about 5 1/2 inches in length and weighs about 10 grams. Condition is fair, with some small bumps to the bowl and a moderate to the handle. All in all a good example of this particular mark!
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1900 item #1372985 (stock #20180115-04)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a very nice fiddle pattern American coin silver table spoon by the well-known Philadelphia firm of Robert and William Wilson, working circa 1825-50. This piece measures about 8 5/8 inches in length and weighs about 62 grams, or around two troy ounces. It has a clear maker's mark and a well-executed period script monogram. Aside from a small spot of corrosion on the handle, which is not very noticeable, condition is pretty much pristine, with minimal wear and no dents, splits or rep...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1372981 (stock #20180115-02)
Cliff Nunn - Antique Silver and Decorative Arts
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Offered is a good early American coin silver teaspoon by noted Philadelphia silversmiths and jewelers Francis and Frederick Thibault, working in partnership circa 1807-09. This is a quite early example of the fully developed fiddle form that would take precedence in Philadelphia in the 1810-25 period; the feature that gives away its age is the slight squaring of the shoulders. This spoon has a legible maker's mark or retailer's mark and a worn but legible period engraved script monogram. The ...
 
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