Lot 3038
Two Bailey & Co. Coin Silver Cups
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Philadelphia, the first of an unusual form with flared sides and floral repoussé panels and ornate cast and scrolled handle (3.5 in.); the second of cylindrical form with beaded rim and modified gadrooning to foot, the body with hand-chased morning glory & rose decoration and featuring an asymmetrical cartouche with period monogram (4 in.).

10.65 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.

Very good estate condition.