A Southern Coin Silver Cup
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Marked twice for John Ewan (Charleston, SC), paneled sides with applied die rolled borders, the front with engraved floral spray above the date "June 24th, 1865," applied scroll handle with shaped edge and applied beading.
4 5/8 in.
5.55 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
Wear to die rolled borders from polishing.