Lot Details & Additional Photographs
(24) total pieces, those without monograms to include: a large Swedish silver ladle marked HEGI, Zurich maker D. Hegi, active mid-19th century, without monogram (13 3/4 in.); a Norwegian silver shell bowl pea server with pierced bowl, marked "13 1/4L Tostrup 1867" likely for J. Tostrup of Oslo, without monogram (8 1/8 in.); ; unmarked long handled spoon, acid tested silver (12 7/8 in.); .830 silver sardine server, with fish form right angle handle; figural vermeil sugar tongs, with 13 loth mark ( 5 3/4 in.); small spoon with hammer bowl, marked "925 / 1000 / E4" (4 1/2 in.); (14) various floral form demitasse spoons, including seven marked for .800 silver, the others unmarked or worn marks.
Pieces with various monograms include: Norwegian .830 silver twist handle serving blade, marked "MH 830 Kristania," likely for maker Marius Hammer, with monogram (10 1/4 in.); Austrian silver tablespoon, with worn hallmarks and C.H. maker's stamp (8 3/4 in.); pierced serving ladle, appears unmarked, with monogram (acid tested silver) (9 1/4 in.); shell coffee spoon with worn marks (4 1/4 in.).
23.05 total troy oz.From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia
Scattered scratches; long handle spoon with repair near handle and denting; denting to bowl of large Swedish ladle.