Outstanding sterling silver ice cream slice with the fabulous Art Nouveau "Poppy" pattern by Baker Manchester. Both the front and back are beautifully detailed. The blade is lightly matte gilt. During the Victorian era, ice cream was served in a loaf shape, and implements like this were used to slice off pieces for serving. The form often did "double duty" as a fish server. The back is stamped with the hallmark for the Baker Manchester Silver Co...
Pair of kettle-form sterling silver salt dishes raised on ball feet. The top edges are decorated with a simple beaded border, ensuring that the salts will coordinate well with any silver pattern. The bottoms are hallmarked by Watrous.
Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms.
A small and decorative handled silverplated candy or serving dish with a pressed glass bowl and a turned wood painted handle c1890. This dish stands 6" high and 5-1/4" long; it is 4-1/2" wide. It is of high quality, with conical feet, a threaded bolt securing the handle and nuts securing the base to the diamond shaped silverplated handle. This dish is unmarked but probably English, and the original fitted pressed glass bowl has a crisp and pleasant pattern...
Baltimore Sterling Silver Tablespoon, c. 1870, by Philip B. Sadtler and Son original engraved single initial "H" with period engraving on handle. No tip wear just a couple of teeny dents in bowl. Marked P.B. Sadtler and Son, Sterling. 7 1/8 inches.
A very elegant English Georgian Sterling Silver Sugar Tongs by Henry Chawner, dated 1796. On the top of the bend there is a seal of some sort with a castle and some Latin writing over it. Marked with a sovereign's head, lion passant, date letter A and HC in an oval. This is very well made and of excellent weight. 5 1/2 inches.
Pair of Early East Hartford, Conn. Silver Tablespoons, c. 1825. By William L. Pitkin. Original engraved name, L.L. Parker. Condition is very fine. Tips are like new. No bends, dings, dents or restoration. 7 3/8 inches.
A Cellini Craft Arts & Crafts sterling ladle. This finely crafted Georg Jensen style sterling gravy ladle was made by the American Cellini Craft company of Chicago in the 1930s. This 6-1/4" ladle has a 2-1/4" wide bowl and a hand hammered finish on all surfaces; it has a looping arch of silver with nodes terminating in a ball which stands proud of the handle and is reminiscent of the Georg Jensen style...
Pair of Early American Serving Spoons, by H. McKeen of Philadelphia, Pa., c. 1823-50. Original engraved initials, W.E.H. Condition is excellent. Tips are like new. Bowl have a couple of very minor dings, nothing to take away from the value. Excellent pieces. Marked H. McKEEN in a serrated rectangle. 8 3/4 inches.
Pair of Early American Silver Serving Spoons by Benjamin Pitman, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1814. Marked B. PITMAN, COIN. In like new condition. Original engraved initials. Excellent pieces. 8 7/8 inches.
Pair of Early American Silver Dinner Forks by R&W Wilson of Philadelphia, c. 1825-50. King's pattern. One with engraved L.N. initials. Marked on back, PHILADA. R&W Wilson incuse. 7 1/4 inches.
Early American Greenfield, Mass. Silver Sugar Tongs, c. 1827-28, by Albert Jones. Original monogram C.S.(?). Excellent condition. No bends, dents, spits or restorations. Marked A. JONES in a rectangle on both stalks. A wonderful piece. 6 inches.
Early Philadelphia, Pa. Silver by William Hart, c. 1815. Original engraved initials, S.W. Excellent condition. Marked W. HART in a rectangle. 7 1/2 inches.
Colorado Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon, c. 1890. Engraved Denver in the bowl. Colorado along length of handle with an Indian on horseback with a staff in his hand overlooking horse drawn stage coaches and a rider, a steam engine traIn and mountains in background. On the back shows a mine all the way down. Excellent workmanship and a piece of history. Marked Sterling. 5 7/8 inches.
Columbian Exposition Sterling Teaspoon, dated 1893. Columbus at the top of the handle over Christopher Columbus. In the owl, Columbus is pointing out land to his men and 1492 at the tip. Back of handle has Columbus' sailing ship over flowers and an anchor with a shell where the handle joins the bowl. Engraved initials EMC and 1893. Marked with a four-leaf clover and Sterling and Tilden & Thurber Co., which was the retailer in Providence, RI. 6 inches.
Late Colonial Coffin Handle Silver Teaspoon, c. 1800. By S. Andrews. Generally believed to be a Southern maker. Wonderful condition. Very minor denting in bowl. Original engraved initials LM. Silversmith's mark, S. Andrews in a rectangle. A real nice piece. 5 3/4 inches.
Early New York City Silver Serving Spoon, c. 1827-28, by DeForest & Co. Condition if you look very carefully you can see some very minor tip wear. Original engraved initials WBL. Silversmith's mark D & Co. in a rectangle. A good quality piece. 9 1/4 inches.
English Victorian Sheffield Silver Plated Crumber, dated 4-20-1866, by John Round & Son. Silver plate not worn. Registry mark on back with hallmarks for J.R. & S. An excellent piece and in beautiful condition. 9 1/2 inches.
American Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon, by M. Eisenstadt Jewelry Co.., St. Louis, Mo. Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1803-1903. Signed W.B. Stevens, Secy, Official spoon. Marked with a capital E sitting on a carpenter's square. Copyright 1902, Bert Ball. Excellent historical piece. 5 3/8 inches.