A lovely art nouveau style sterling fish knife by Martinsen from Norway. Scandanavian silver has that distinctive look made famous by designers like Jensen and Andersen.
About 9" long, fine condition with no damage and no monogram.
A fine and antique sterling silver potatoe fork in the beaded shell pattern known as Newport Shell(1910). Lion mark of Frank Smith of Towle. Quite unusual and practical shape.
7" very good condition with no monogram.
An art nouveau - deco period reticulated sterling wine basket of the Georgian style. Good weight and English marks.
8" long by 7" high, 6 1/2" depth. Very good condition with no dents or bad scratches. Polishes beautifully, not fully polished now.
Fine Georgian sterling silver armorial salver, London 1749 hallmark and sign of William Hunt. Classic shell decorations with rose scrolls and ornate feet. Fun heraldic armorial with motto "id sidare tollit".
11.5" diamter and 1.5" high. Very good condition with no creases or dings. Heavy Georgian gauge can polish to mirror finish.
A fine English Georgian sterling fish slice, fish lifter or fish knife dated 1821. The sterling blade is reticulated in the shape of fish bones, very meticulously worked. It has London marks, lion, crowned leopard, date code for 1821 (last year of crowned leopard) and makers mark William Eley and Willian Fern. The armorial is that of a fun lion's head and the letter "B" is below. (Would appreciate email if anyone knows the armorial.)
12 inches long and 2 2/3 broad...
A lovely repousse sterling marrow scoop with an elaborate pattern of roses, patented 1902. The mark is that of Blackington Company. Towle purchases many of the dies when the company went under.
About 6.8" long, fine condition with no damage. Fancy script "S" monogram.
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...
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.
12.2" long in very good condition with no damage. Good weight.
Nice American silver gift for appropriate named person.
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.
This is very nice pair of Wallace spoons, goes well with various rose patterns.
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 no dings. Suede is now slightly gray from age. Altogether an unusual personal luxury from another age.
A large veggie or serving spoon by Whiting in their popular 1891 Louis XV pattern. Cute Whiting Manufacturing hallmark with a W next to their lion. A single script L monogram.
9" long with a big 2 3/4 by 3 1/2 inch bowl with 2 ribs at the stem. Very good condition.
An elaborate Mauser sterling repousse encased crystal decanter. The very detailed silver work shows village scenes, and there are 2 sets of playful putti on both the stopper and neck. Engraved lead crystal decanter. Mark of Mauser Manufacturing (1890s to 1903) a very well known maker with German craftmen of quality sterling.
Stands 8" tall with stopper; 2 1/2 x 4 x 5 3/4" body.
A fine example of 19th century silver smith skills.
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.
Great for the holiday table, to use or as gift...
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.....
A fine Tiffany sterling ladle in the classic and popular 1895 Colonial Shell pattern. Nice weight in the hand. Estate item not new.
7.5" long with 2.5" wide bowl. Some marks of light usage but no abuse. No dings or other damage.
This is a fine Tiffany ladle in a nice pattern. Don't miss it.
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 a popular pattern and outstanding condition. Heavy old estate item...