Five Southern Coin Silver Tablespoons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first of fiddle & thread with shell pattern, mark of Gregg, Hayden & Co. and 1840s date, period bright-cut monogram "M" (8.25 in.); the second of fiddle & thread with mark of Hayden & Gregg, period monogram (8 1/8 in.); and a set of three fiddle pattern spoons with mark of Hayden & Gregg in a serrated punch, period monogram (8.5 in.).
10.95 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
Good estate condition.