Three English Silver Tea Accoutremonts
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a tea caddy spoon with sponsor's mark with "IT" sponsor's mark and Birmingham (1810) hallmarks, bright cut and pricked decoration to handle and bowl (2.75 in.); the second a tea caddy spoon with mark of Hampton Utilities, Birmingham (1966), engraving foliate design to handle and chased fruit motif to bowl (3 5/8 in.); and a George V creamer with mark of Lee & Wigfull, Sheffield (1919) hallmarks
3.3 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.
Good estate condition.