One would be hard-pressed indeed to find a better set of dinner forks.
Our only American assay office was located in the city of Baltimore, circa 1814-30...
This spoon is not monogrammed and does not appear ever to have been, which is most unusual for early American silver.
French silver from this period is quite scarce. Price is for the total of eight pieces.
These are far above average in terms of quality, condition, and design.
One could spend a substantial number of hours searching through design patents looking for the original name of this pattern, and come up empty handed...
We could only wish that it had a fine old family name but alas there is no engraving and happily no removal.
The engine turned work on this mug is of above average quality.
The quality of this engraving is above average, and it remains in fine condition.
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Though we won't be so bold as to claim that it is unique, American silver wine trolleys from the mid 19th century are most certainly scarce...
This pattern is not common in American silver of the 19th century.
Faithful readers of our little web page know we never tire of mentioning that Burt was a substantial and by all reports jovial fellow who weighed three hundred and eighty pounds.
Leveridge was part of a prominent New York family, many of whom were attorneys. His grandfather John William Chase Leveridge (please see fourth photo) served in the war of 1812, and upon his death in 1886 was the oldest living lawyer in the city...