An American Coin Silver Salver
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mark of Jones, Ball & Poor (Boston, MA), circa 1850, circular form with beaded rim and raised on three acanthus and shell form bracket feet, foliate scrolling surrounds the presentation engraving "JMW / from / OJ."
1 x 10.25 in. diameter
15.05 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.