London 1902, the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, length ten inches, total Troy weight 6.21 ounces, no monogram, exceptional original condition with red leather presentation case.
The perfect gift for your royalty obsessed friend who also loves antique silver.
length 4 1/8 inches, excellent condition, no monogram, marked as shown in 2nd enlargement.
7 1/2 inches long, weight 1.74 oz. Troy, excellent condition, gilt bowl, no monogram, retailed by Cox Brothers.
length 6 1/2 inches, weight 2.23 Troy ounces. There has been an erasure to one arm (see third photo) but it was exceptionally well done.
Frequent guests of our little web page know that it is extremely unusual for us to offer items with removed monograms, but this is subtle, and also a tantalizing price, we think.
4 1/8 by 2 5/8 inches (fits credit or business cards easily), weight 3.5 Troy ounces, no monogram, excellent original condition, model number 19D (please see third photo for marks).
This was probably a custom made item.
We've examined both doggies carefully with a high power loupe, and they appear to be 14k. No, we're not going to test them...
diameter 6; height 2 3/8 inches, weight 8.42 Troy ounces, no monogram, some light scratches to interior (see second enlargement) but fine overall condition, maker Herman Glendenning.
Not a common form, this five lobed bowl is deceptively simple but devilishly difficult to make. Each section would have been "set in pitch" and hammered, keeping the line straight but gently increasing in height as it approached the rim...
twelve by twenty-three inches, weight 56 Troy ounces, hand hammered and repoussé chased with flowers, foliage and Art Nouveau embellishments, marked as shown in fifth enlargement.
Frequent guests of our little web page know that we don't list many Martelé items. Over the years, their high silver content often leads to softening of detail, sometimes to the point of unpleasantness, and we are fussy about the condition of our objects...
length 4 1/4 inches, weight .77 oz. Troy, marked as shown, fine condition.
An attractive and reasonably priced little item from the Art Deco era.
the knife length 7 3/8 inches with Little Boy Blue a-blowing his horn, the spoon with Old Mother Hubbard and her sizable schnoz length 6 inches, total Troy weight 2.27 ounces, some scratches to bowl but fine overall condition, engraved "Roger from Auntie" (reverse).
Both figures appear to be hand chased-- note the detail in Blue's hat and knickers.
length 9 1/4 inches, gilt bowl/tines, excellent original condition, monogrammed "D" (script, obverse), weight 2.23 Troy ounces, retailed by George W. Welsh's son of NYC.
length 7 1/2 inches, weight 6.56 Troy ounces, monogrammed script "P," one small pinprick dent as shown in enlargement two but very fine overall condition.
For those amongst ye Internet Legions who favor comparison shopping, see other examples such as item 361767311810 (1875.00) on the Big Bad auction page...
length 6 5/8 inches, fine condition, monogrammed "m" (obverse), total Troy weight 7.93 ounces, marked as shown in fourth enlargement.
length 6 1/8 inches, total Troy weight 17.85 Troy ounces, fine condition, monogrammed "m". These are delightfully heavy in the hand, and so thick that they're marked on the side (see fifth enlargement).
What could you do with them? Well, I for one would be ecstatic if served an appetizer of duck liver paté in a little ramekin with a very elegant silver knife. But then again, I'd probably also be pretty happy to see this even without one...
length 6 3/4 inches, weight 2.92 Troy ounces the pair, one has slight dents in bowl visible from reverse (see third image) but excellent overall condition, monogrammed "Calhoun."
Did these spoons belong to one of Vice President John Calhoun's children? We like to think yes, but don't ask me to prove it!
length 8 5/8 inches, weight 3.9 Troy ounces, monogrammed "B", outstanding original condition, marked "Shreve Crump & Low" with 925 in oval.
Though not a "first demand" pattern, the Antique Ivies were made by several manufacturers, and involved extensive skill and hand work to produce. Expensive when first sold, they are members of a dying breed, as most flatware of this quality has now been consigned to the melting pot...
pleasantly rotund and sturdy, this weighs just shy of one Troy ounce (.98) and is in excellent condition, with a fully functional hinge and a clasp which snaps shut properly.
Though it may only win second prize in a beauty contest, the price is attractive and we've certainly seen uglier ones.
For those of you who like comparison shopping, check item 192469545712 on the Bay of Eees, which weighed not even half as much and measured a mere inch an a quarter in diameter.
length 9 1/8 inches, monogrammed "FLC" script reverse (see third photo), marked "sterling 11", an extremely slight wave to the blade mentioned as my esteemed colleague in Tennessee would say only for the sake of accuracy but fine overall condition and not one but two bugs crawling among those roses...
height 2; top diameter 1 3/4 inches, weight 2.4 Troy ounces, no monogram, marked as shown in third enlargement, some very minor insults to foot but fine overall condition.
As mentioned elsewhere on these pages, Porter's work is of inconsistent quality. Here, the soldering is a bit sloppy and the hammering is rather random. So let's just consider that part of the charm, if we may.