Hallmark: Sterling with an "S" for Shepard & Sterling.
Bowl is marked Charleston, S. C.
The spoon is 5 5/8" in length.
I have six (6) of these forks for sale @ 25.95 each.
There are some very minor dings on the base rim, but otherwise near perfect condition.
I have five (5) of these old French hollow knives with bolster for sale @ $59.95 each.
Virginia Metalcrafters 1890-2006 Waynesboro, Virgina. The started out as the Loth Stove Company and later acquired the Harvin Company of Baltimore in 1953. Authentic sand cast reproduction from special bases and alloys along with fine craftmanship and faithful attention to detail were reflected in all items made by Virginia Metalcrafters. These reproductions were as close to the originals in process, construction and finsih as was possible to achieve. VM used the Harvin Trademark. The symbol of the hand molder as well as their own Betty Lamp Hallmark in the production of many accessories such as their leaf trays, trivets, andirons, sconces, candlesticks and other decorative objects. It is no wonder they were sought after by museums, foundations, and historic preservationists to replicate our countries antiques. A list of some of their commisioned museum appointments while in business include: Thomas Jefferson, Monticello Memorial Foundation, Old Sturbridge Village, HIstoric Charleston, Historic Newport, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg Restoration, Mount Vernon Mystic Seaport.
Notice the hook on the reverse and that this ladle has a gold wash bowl. It is also hallmarked 18-7-1931.
the handle design is 1803-buffalo hunter-covered wagon,and campfires, train 1903.
The bowl depicts the Festival Hall and central cascades. No description can convey to the mind an adequate idea of the beauty of this wonderful architectural masterpiece designed by Cass Gilbert of New York, Notwithstanding the great size of the building the festive effect is shown in every part. The building was 200 feet in diameter and 200 feet high. The auditorium contained seats for 3500 and a stage large enough for the great choruses of hundreds of voices. The largest pipe organ in the world was part of the equipment.
The spoon is hallmarked sterling as well. The spoon is 5 7/8" long. The bowl is 3/4" wide.
I have seven (7) of these luncheon / desert forks for sale @ $19.95 each.
I have two (2) of these console candle holders for sale @ $69.95 each