G557

John Wendt 'Ram's Head' Antique Sterling Silver Nut Scoop, New York City, c. 1870


This rare hooded serving scoop is a stunning serving piece. The bold pattern incorporates a figural ram's head at the top of the handle above an oval disc engraved with the initial 'E'. Classical details decorate the front and back.

The elongated bowl with raised sides has a light gold wash to the front surface. The blade hood is a stunning example of pierce work and classical ornament. It incorporates foliate devices amongst scrollwork and is also gilded.

This rare server is marked on the back '925/ Patent' and by the renowned Philadelphia retailer JE CALDWELL & Co'. It measures 9.75 inches long, weighs 3.75 troy ounces and is in very good condition with light wear to the gilding.
Alvin 'Raphael' Pattern Sterling Silver Master Butter Knife, Sag Harbor, NY, c. 1905 Sold Out
Quick View
Gorham 'Mythologique' Antique Sterling Silver Flatware Service, Providence, RI, c. 1900 Sold Out
Quick View
George IV Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears by John Reily, London, 1823/24 Sold Out
Quick View
Gorham Antique Mixed Metal Japanese Design Fruit Knives, set of 6, Providence, RI, c. 1880 Sold Out
Quick View

Subscribe to our Newsletter