Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a silver gilt Christening spoon with cast figural handle and engraved "1806 Den 8 April is Gebooren Frientje Tjommes" (7 5/8 in.); a silver tablespoon; a large soup ladle (12 3/8 in.); a Hanau silver creamer; an .800 silver salt dish frame (lacking glass); a large Persian silver serving blade (11.75 in.);
18.45 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.