A Very Fine American Coin Silver Pedestal Bowl
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Unmarked, the rim with period engraving "MFM / Dec. 5, 1827," finely detailed floral and foliate scrollwork to inner rim of bowl against a stippled ground, the flange with applied acanthus border; the stepped pedestal foot with applied die rolled border.
4.25 x 10.75 in. diameter
26 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.