Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a fork with mark of Glaze & Radcliffe (Camden, SC), circa 1848-1851, tipt fiddle pattern, engraved "Avery" (7 3/8 in.) (worn engraving, wear to tines); a pair of forks with period monogram and tipt fiddle pattern, with mark of Glaze & Radcliffe and maker's mark (7.5 in.); a set of three tablespoons with Glaze & Radcliffe retailer's mark and 1848 maker's mark, fiddle pattern, period monogram (8.75 in.); and a tablespoon with mark of Glaze & Radcliffe, fiddle pattern, period monogram (8 7/8 in.).
12.95 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.