Eight Southern Related Coin Silver Forks
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a set of six forks with mark of William Carrington (Charleston, SC), circa 1840, with beaded edge and period monogram "JC" (7.75 in.); and a pair of forks with the mark of W. Carrington & Co., with ornate foliate flourish to handle and bright-cut engraved monogram "JMB" (8 1/8 in.).
16.25 total 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
Very good estate condition.