Lot 3001
Three Raleigh, NC Coin Silver Spoons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including one teaspoon with the mark of Bernard Dupuy (active 1827-1843), with period script "H" monogram (5.75 in.) (some denting and wear to bowl); and a pair of dessert spoons with the mark of W. J. Ramsay & Co. (active 1833-1836), with period "W" monogram (6.75 in.) (good estate condition).

2.75 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.