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A Pair of Aesthetic Silverplate Goblets by Meriden Silver Plate Company
For sale a pair of wonderful Aesthetic silverplate goblets circa 1880, each featuring an engraved butterfly, flowers, bamboo and a decorative band. The pair are in very good condition with normal signs of use and wear. One goblet has a slight blemish on the rim. 6.75" tall x 3.125" base. See picture. This item has SOLD. Thank you.
Aesthetic Brown Transferware Platter, "Louise" by Wedgwood 1881
For sale, a large 14"x11" Aesthetic brown transferware platter in the pattern "Louise" by Wedgwood dated 1881. The piece is clean and bright with a crisp transfer featuring a bird, foliage and an inset of a ship. Heavy and well-potted. The piece has 3 small fleabites, 2 on the rim, see pictures. And one on the reverse foot. The platter though displays beautifully and is a wonderful Aesthetic pattern. See the pictures for details. The platter has a printed and impressed Wedgwood mark on the reverse as well as a registry mark that dates the piece to 1881. This item has SOLD. Thank you.
Gilt Sterling Berry Spoon in the "Bird" pattern by John R. Wendt Circa 1865
For sale, a gorgeous gilt sterling berry spoon with engraved detailing in the "Bird" pattern by John R. Wendt. The pattern was introduced in 1865. When found this piece had a thin crack to the back of the bowl. The berry spoon was expertly repaired, restored and regilt by a master silversmith. It is now in excellent condition with crisp detailing to the handle motif and very good engraving of flowers and leaves on the sides of the spoon bowl. The piece is marked "sterling patent" and "J E Caldwell & Co." which was the retailer of the spoon. The spoon measures 10.25" in length and weighs 2.98 ounces. This item has SOLD. Thank you.
Set of 6 Silverplate Medallion Coffee or 5 O'clock Spoons by R. Strickland Circa 1870
For sale, a very interesting and unusual set of silverplate medallion coffee spoons or 5 o'clock spoons by R Strickland, Albany, New York which was in business from 1857-1884. The spoons probably date to the late 1860's, early 1870's. The spoons are 5.125" in length with lovely twisted stems. The medallion motif is crisp and features a Roman or Greek medallion head wearing a plumed helmet. The spoons are in excellent condition and were replated, so no damage or plate loss. Price: $69 for the set plus shipping in the United States. This item is SOLD. Thank you.
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