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The Victorian Bar

Fascinated as I am by the myriad of patterns and multiple numbers of shapes and uses of late 18th Century flatware and holloware, I recently found myself pouring through “The Meriden Britannia Silver Plate-Treasury, The Complete Catalog of 1886-87, With 3200 … Continue reading

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What’s the Purpose?

A napkin ring, a cream pitcher, a vase, scissors, spoon and nut pick…they all have a purpose.  But do they have more than one purpose?  Sure do.  Take this tiny little pewter Viking salt spoon for example.  It is marked … Continue reading

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