Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1950, traditional form with scrolled faceplate, celtic gilt designs, and motorized footpad; plaque to side reads "A Century of Sewing Service 1851-1951," with original box and accessories.
9 x 16 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
Surface wear and some areas of loss; good overall age appropriate condition.