Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a pair of sugar tongs with mark of W. Mitchell, no monograms (6 1/8 in.); a set of ten teaspoons with mark of Mitchell & Tyler (active 1845-1866), period monogram "EWH" (6 in.); a pair of teaspoons with mark of Mitchell & Tyler, period "C" monogram; one teaspoon with mark of William Mitchell, Jr. (active 1818-1845); one teaspoon with mark of John H. Tyler & Co. (active 1840-1882); five teaspoons with mark of Mitchell & Tyler and no monograms; and a tablespoon with mark of Mitchell & Tyler and period "CFW" monogram (9 in.).
14.1 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.