An Assembled Set of Six English Silver Tablespoons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a pair with "RC" sponsor's mark and London (1781) hallmarks, no engravings (8 3/8 in.); a pair with mark of William Hutton & Sons, Sheffield (1922) hallmarks, period "HLS" monogram (8.5 in.); one spoon with London (1807) hallmarks and obliterated sponsor's mark, period monogram (8.75 in.); and a Georgian spoon with period monogram and obliterated marks (8.25 in.).
12.7 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.