Lot Details & Additional Photographs
With pseudo hallmarks attributed to Gurnee of New York, twist handle, engine turned and engraved decoration to handle, the blade with engine turned decoration and and engraved floral sprays, the center of the blade featuring a scene looking from a Classical style veranda towards a fort in the distance.
3.05 troy oz.The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Both John Mood and W. Carrington of Charleston, SC were known to retail silver manufactured by Gurnee.
Very good estate condition.