Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. -- January 15, 2011 - Estate Treasures Auction - 3:00 P This Estate Treasures Auction features special Silver, Estate Jewelry, and Country Store / Advertising sessions. As always, offerings include paintings, furniture, rugs, works on paper, silver, clocks
the other with 1928 date letter, hinged covers with interior cobalt glass lining. 2 1/8 in.; 3.75 total weighable troy oz.
Lot 1010. Victorian Sterling Silver Porringer - London (1898), rubbed sponsor's mark, shallow circular form with pierced applied handles. .75 x 6 in.; 2.6 troy oz.
Lot 1011. George III Silver Mug by Alice & George Burrows - London (1812), of fine tapered cylindrical form with ring turning decoration, the lip and base with applied egg and dart border, the applied scroll handle with bellflower motif, monogrammed "MAW." 3 in; 4.1 troy oz.
Lot 1012. Pair of Gorham Coin Silver Salts, circa 1860 - engine turned decoration to bodies, ornate cast scrolled handles, each monogrammed "CF from GR," gilt wash to interiors. 2.25 in.; 2.3 total troy oz.
Lot 1013. Set of (8) Sterling Silver Sipping Spoons - each with pierced and gilt bowl on a long hollow handle, marked "Sterling." 7.5 in.; 2.3 total troy oz.
Lot 1014. American Sterling Silver Forks - including a set of (4) Whiting "New Empire" ramekin forks (5 in.) and a set of (4) Rococo motif strawberry forks (4 5/8 in.). 3.2 total troy oz.
Lot 1015. American Sterling Silver Traveling Corkscrew - two part form unscrews to reveal corkscrew inside, marked "Sterling."
Lot 1016. (15) Sterling Silver Spoons - including (2) Gorham "Imperial Chrysanthemum" demitasse spoons and a St. Augustine souvenir spoon with shell and fish form handle. 4.0 total troy oz.
Lot 1017. Collection of Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoons - each with an Indian / Native American motif, (26) spoons including (2) North Carolina, (2) with figural maiden nude in a canoe, one by P.W. Ellis & Co. (Canada) with enameling, one with a baby in papoose handle, one with "Indian" tea party participant in Boston, a Gorham "Seminole Soffkee Spoon" manufactured for Greenleaf & Crosby Co., and a "Duluth" enameled bowl picture spoon with Indian brave figural handle. 16.3 total troy oz.
Lot 1018. (4) Native American Silver Spoons - including (3) Navajo spoons (two with inset turquoise) and Inuit "totem pole" spoon inscribed and dated "SKAGWAY 4-5-36." 1.3 total troy oz.
Lot 1019. Set of (7) "Skyline" Silver Souvenir Spoons - including: Asheville, NC; Washington, D.C.; Miami, Fla.; Salt Lake City; Parkersburg, W. VA; Lake George, NY; and 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 3.95 total troy oz.
Lot 1020. (3) Silver Spoons - including a Chinese Export silver cocktail spoon; a hand-hammered egg spoon by Shreve & Co. of San Francisco, CA; and a Danish spoon with engraved decoration. 2.65 total troy oz.
Lot 1021. (3) Troy Oz. .999 Fine Silver - in the form of two ingots.
Lot 1022. American Sterling Silver Forks - including (5) Gorham forks with rose engraving (7 3/8 in.) and (9) trident form cocktail / seafood forks (5.5 in.). 10.5 total troy oz.
Lot 1023. (4) Sterling Silver Table Articles - including an English lidded mustard pot with cobalt glass liner (cover detached) with spoon; (2) pierced silver bodies (missing liners). 3.55 total