craftsman Charles W. Brown, length 8 3/8 inches, weight 1.65 Troy ounces, excellent condition, no monogram.
Chickering shows a fish knife in a similar pattern with notes that Stone was heavily influenced by Dresser's "The Art of Decorative Design (pl. XXVI)", which we have reproduced here in enlargement number five.
length 4 3/4 inches, weight .68 oz. Troy, excellent original condition, monogrammed as shown, retailed by Boston's own Shreve Crump & Low.
You'd be hard pressed to find better examples than these.
length 9 1/8 inches, weight 4.75 Troy ounces, no monogram, excellent condition.
In all probability, this item is not terribly old. Towle remanufactured many pieces of this pattern in the mid 1980's, in an attempt to recapture some of their former glory. So though it's entirely legit, we can't represent this as antique...
with squared chamfered shoulders and oval drop, length 8 1/2 inches, weight 1.93 Troy ounces, some light and faded scratches in bowl but fine overall condition, monogrammed as shown, fully marked.
length 6 7/8 inches, total Troy weight 9.63 ounces (!), excellent original condition, monogrammed as shown in third enlargement.
These have exceptional detail and die depth. Note early "PAT APP. FOR" mark.
length 6 1/8 inches, weight .84 oz Troy, marked as shown in fourth enlargement. If memory serves me correctly, and on occasion these days it does, this is a Durgin pattern.
Perhaps you know an Ellen who loves pie, though on second thought who doesn't love pie, so let's leave out the perhaps.
length five inches, weight .66 oz. Troy, excellent original condition, gilt. Note guilloché work on reverse of bowl.
In spite of our best efforts, the rich plum purple color of this item does not show well, but it is stunning.
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.
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...