Monthly Archives: February 2016

Brown and Brothers

A while back I came across a spoon that had the most intricate aesthetic design that I had ever seen.  It was a small spoon, what was called a coffee spoon back in the late 1800s, a demitasse spoon now.  … Continue reading

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Got Hiawatha?

There was a fascination with the devil in the second half of the 19th century.  I’ve already written a post called “The Devil You Say” regarding that obsession.  Devil images appeared in silverplated flatware and hollowware made by major manufacturers … Continue reading

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