A finely detailed set of sterling sugar tongs or claws by Gorham. It is the 1870 Eglantine pattern, for which the relief work was cast for show on both sides of the silver. You can see that the top blossom on the outside is a different one from the blossom on the inside. Unlike repousse, one side is not the reverse of the other. Each side is worked as a new picture which looks at the stem from a different angle. See the 3rd picture which roughly positions both sides. An example of American ...click for details
A fine 1880 Gorham sterling crumber server in a nicely detailed scroll pattern called Domestic. Scalloped relief on the back edge. Very useful for serving ice cream, cake or dessert since crumbers are not often used. Fancy script "S" or "P" or "F" monogram.
This is an unusual shape vegetable server (forked spoon) in the 1828 Reed & Barton Oxford pattern. Hallmark mark as shown. This is a hefty antique spoon, no light weight. No monogram. 8.5 inches long. No creases or dings. VEry good condition, great patina. Nice unusual sterling serving spoon.
The Wallace 1907 Meadow Rose is one of their most popular patterns, and it is indeed very pretty. We have here a pair of 8 inche serving spoons or table spoons in good condition. Monogram "Hudson" in fancy script. Maker's mark for R Wallace & Sons with the fun stag.
A nice big Gorham sterling cake, ice cream or pudding server in the elaborate 1893 Luxemburg pattern. Gorham marks. There is a very scrolly monogram which can be read many ways. This shape is pretty hard to find. Serves a generous portion.
A sterling silver nail buff or polisher dated 1900 with a favorite Art Nouveau theme... a repousse figure of a girl with flowing long hair and a pair of wings. The oval shaped pad is in a beige leather suede. Old hallmark of Towle with "sterling 1900".
3 1/2" long and of oval form. Silver is in very good condition with ...click for details
This is a large 11" diameter sterling center bowl with an art nouveau design. Polishes beautifully. See the cute eagle mark of the old Boston carriage trade store Shreve Crump & Low. Design patented 1893. Fancy monogram as shown. Shreve sterling is always high quality, not too many around.
Very good condition, a couple of faint dimples in center. Nice example of American sterling silver.
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A lovely Tiffany turn of the century sterling tea set with ornate repousse design. There are 3 pieces: teapot (coffee pot) creamer & lidded sugar. Ivory or bone separators on the handles. Outstanding elegant design from this art nouveau period. Crisp pretty floral pattern with great detail. Wonderful finials and fun paw feet. See close-ups. Over 100 years old nice weight in the hand. Old Tiffany marks as shown... This was a silver wedding anniversary set dated 1876-1901 as you can see from ...click for details
A beautiful Gorham sterling serving spoon in the very desirable Lilly pattern (Terry Hagan book p. 77). The pattern was introduced by Whiting, a division of Gorham in 1902. Also the server has an unusual scalloped bowl often referred to as oyster servers. This one has a crisp Gorham mark see pic. No monogram. Quite hefty in the hand.
9.2" long about 5 oz. No dings scratches or cracks. A fine antique server in ...click for details
A fine Gorham 5 piece sterling tea set with repousse plum blossoms. Set includes teapot, hot water, cream, sugar and waste bowl. Both teapot & hot water pot are 1 1/4 pint capacity. Both have ivory or bone insulators on the handles. Nice detail with the repousse standing out deep in relief (see detail pic of inside). Monogram in fancy script as shown can be variously interpreted. Small lion-anchor-G Gorham mark on each piece along with hand scribed numbers as well as the retailer name.
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