Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first with mark of Newell Harding & Co. (Boston, MA) (circa 1830-1860), parcel gilt, with ornate engraving featuring foliate scrolls and fruit, no monogram (4 in.) (good estate condition); the second with mark of Gerardus Boyce (New York, NY), circa 1840, with paneled sides and chased floral decoration, period engraved monogram to front MLP
(3 in.) (some denting to foot ring).
6.95 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.