Three Antique "Old-Maryland Engraved" Coin Silver Servers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a soup ladle marked for Canfield Bro. & Co. (active 1845-1881), period bright-cut engraved monogram "EFJ" (10.75 in.); the second a soup ladle marked for Andrew Ellicott Warner (active 1805-1870), period monogram "ACS" (8.75 in.); and the third a serving fork marked for S. Kirk & Son, period bright cut monogram "MTW" (6.75 in.).
6.6 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.