The handle is a die struck "Bead" pattern that appears on both the front and back sides. There is a cursive "EWL" monogram inscribed on the reverse.
The generously proportioned, 3 1/2" by 2 3/8", scoop is engraved with a highly detailed and finely rendered motif that portrays ...
It has an oval, 2 3/8" by 1 7/8" by 1/2" deep, pierced bowl with a flange rim (see image 2).
The design is clean-lined and presents as somewhat formal, which, while not Art Deco per se, is certainly consistent with that trend dominant in the 1929 date this was issued.
The handle front is engraved with an Old English "S" monogram.
Without wear or damage, ...
The pattern is "Angelo" which is a Renaissance Revival design that also shows Persian stylistic influences.
Having a large, 3 3/4" long by 2 3/8" at the widest, bowl, this is likely a salad serving spoon, although it certainly could function as a rice or platter piece.
The bowl has fluted or coffered shoulders and is engraved...
Measuring 3 5/8" long and weighing .6 T. oz., this small size sugar tong is identified as a tete-a-tete, intended to be used for intimate teas.
They have stylized claw grip tongs, a wide arch and are monogrammed with a script letter "M" on one arm.
In very fine estate condition, they ...
Price per piece, three available.
A "Tipt" end pattern, it is marked "Welles & Strong" flanked by an eagle to left and a star to the right, for the Hartford, Connecticut partnership with dates 1841-45.
It is engraved with an elegantly rendered, feathered script, "C C" monogram set sideways on the handle front.
As suggested above, this remains in like-new condition, absent wear or dama...
The form suggests a Saratoga chip server, although it is some small for this. Another possibility is that it is a bonbonniere.
In either case, it is an extravagant item made by Knowles (later Mount Vernon) in the "Apollo" pattern, which is a late Victorian design that incorporates rose, bead, and scroll elements.
The bowl has a ribbed interior interspersed wi...
A croquette server, the pattern is "Victoria New" by Watson, whose "crown, lion, W" emblem appears on the handle backside, along with "Sterling" and the name of the retailer, Boston's "A. Stowell & Co. Inc."
Issued in 1900, "Victoria New" bears marked similarity to Gorham's popular "Chantilly" that was ...
Coin silver, this was made by Wilson McGrew, c. 1840-56, and carries his mark on the backside.
It has a pronounced "Fiddle" shaped handle with a "Tipt" end, and high, angular and chamfered, shoulders, all characteristic of a silver style of this region and period.
It is engraved "Bu...
An Art Nouveau design, this features violet blossoms on the end and midpoint of the handle, along with trailing, sinuous, stems the full length of the handle, ending with a leaf detail at the join with the handle.
This example measuring 7 1/2" long and weighing 1.3 T. oz. was made by Dominick & Haff in the "No. 10" pattern.
A dense yet delicate multi-floral design dominated by a single chrysanthemum set at the handle end, "No. 10" was patented in 1896, as marked on backside.
Other marks include the company's three part embl...
The pattern is "Domestic," which employs a variety of design elements, the primary one of which is an intricate and finely rendered array of ivy leaves and vines, accented by a rosette midway on the handle and an anthemion at the tip.
This has a strikingly attractive bowl with fluted walls and a pierced interior. It is fini...
Price per pair, two pairs available.
Columnar in form, each one sits on a square, tiered base that is 2 7/8" on the sides, with beaded detailing at each...
It has a large, oval bowl with a scalloped upper side with a flange rim, and a pierced lower edge with prongs. The entire surface front and backsides is finished in a gold wash, while the interior is engraved in a leafy design with wriggle work detailing.
It is ...
They have matching, 1" diameter, round grips that are joined to curved arms with faceted surfaces and a bullseye detail where they cross.
Blunt ended, one of the arms is fitted at the end with a steel cutting edge.
Illustrated in Gorham's 1892 catalogue, they measure 5 1/2" long overall and weigh 2.0 T. oz., which includes the minor value of the s...
He produced both flat and hollow ware, but was a specialist in the latter, as this open, 8 1/2" top diameter, 3" tall, 12.1 T. oz., footed bowl illustrates.
It has a dramatically splayed body with a rounded bottom and applied rim...
An early example of Reed and Barton's "La Parisienne," this is marked on the reverse with the company's "eagle, R in a shield, lion" emblem, "Sterling," and "Pat. Apr. 15. 1902," all in fine, precise, lettering as should be on an old piece.
"La Parisienne" is a multi-motif design that features different flowe...
The pattern is represented to full advantage at the large scale of this 7 3/4" long, heavy at nearly 2.5 T. oz., fully original, cheese scoop.
The generously sized, 2 3/4" by 1 1/4", actual scoop...
The rounded, slightly downturned handle has a tiered end and a front surface that is diamond cut in an intricate design. The overall s...