24 pieces assorted English sterling silver flatware, dating 1718-1901. Includes one (1) George I rattail tablespoon, date mark for 1718, maker's mark tentatively attributed to Nathaniel Roe, VAM monogram; one (1) crested rattail spoon with maker's marks rubbed (6 3/4"L); one (1) apostle spoon with a series of Scandinavian and possibly Irish hallmarks, import mark for London, 1891; one (1) George II tablespoon with mid rib handle monogrammed WS TN 1734; 1 crested tablespoon with fluted back of bowl, mark for 1789 or 1809, William Sumner or William Shaw; one (1) pair sugar tongs marked WC with lion (no other hallmarks, attr. 18th century); one (1 ) gilt silver seal top Edward VII coronation spoon marked for Edward Barnard & Sons, London, 1901; one (1) tea caddy spoon marked for George Unite, Birmingham, 1850; 1 ladle (13 1/2") with fluted bowl and worn marks, bird crest en verso; one (1) fish slice with pierced blade and whippet crest, hallmarked for London, 1812-13 with AF hallmark attributed to Alexander Field; one (1) carving knife and one (1) fork hallmarked for London, 1800-1801, no maker's mark; one (1) meat skewer marked for London 1807, maker's mark rubbed; 1 tablespoon marked for Exeter, 1728, monogrammed MV II; 1 gravy ladle marked for London, 1828, William Chawner; 1 pearl handled fish knife and one (1 ) pearl handled spoon, marks for James Dixon & Son, Sheffield, 1876 and 1900; one (1 ) shell shaped tea caddy spoon with cherub and bow at end, illegible marks (may not be sterling); three (3) teaspoons with assorted Victorian and Georgian marks (1 has gilt berry repousse bowl, another with scalloped bowl); 1 small bone handled scoop marked for Birmingham, 1812, possibly Joseph Taylor; one (1) tea caddy spoon with bright cut decoration to handle, hallmarked WB, possibly William Bateman or Walter Brind, 1789-90, and one (1) small pierced sugar sifter or condiment ladle hallmarked for Eley, Fearn and Chawner, circa 1810. Sizes range from 2 3/4" to 13 1/2"L. 20.78 oz weighable marked sterling.
Private Nashville, TN Collection.
All items overall very good condition with some minor wear to marks and engraving, many pieces monogrammed.