Assembled Set of Twelve American Sterling Tea Spoons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include ten by Gorham, with maker's mark, stamped sterling and with retailer's mark for J.E. Ellis & Co.; along with two other sterling spoons in the same pattern, all but one with monogram.
7.7 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
Some light scratches and small dings to bowls.