Eight Philadelphia Coin Silver Servers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a soup ladle with mark of R. & W. Wilson (10.75 in.); the second a gravy ladle with mark of R. & W. Wilson; a pair of tablespoons with mark of Emmor T. Weaver (active 1808-1833); a master salt spoon with mark of R. & W. Wilson; a master salt spoon with mark of Stephen Castan & Co. (active 1819-1820); and a feather edge tablespoon with obliterated mark and very worn bird on branch picture back. Various period monograms.
11.3 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.