A Pair of Matching Coin Silver Cups
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Unknown maker, mid-19th century, the first engraved "J. L. Marshall / from / her Mother," the second engraved "V. W. Marshall / from / her Mother," each of turned barrel form with applied handles.
9.85 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
One with split and denting to handle; the second handle with minor denting; both with minor denting to body.