Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a tablespoon with mark of "Young" in a square punch, fiddle handle with period monogram (8 5/8 in.); the second a tablespoon with mark of William Glaze (Columbia, SC) (1815-1883), fiddle handle, no monogram (8.25 in.) (major wear to bowl); the teaspoon marked for C. H. Jones & Co. (Georgetown, SC), circa 1850s, tipt fiddle handle, no monogram (5.5 in.); a teaspoon with mark of T. W. Radcliffe (Columbia, SC), period monogram to fiddle handle (6 in.); and a sugar shell with mark of T. W. Radcliffe (Columbia, SC), fiddle & thread handle with monogram removed (6.25 in.).
5.25 in.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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.