Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Including a set of six forks with pseudo English hallmarks and retailer's mark of J. Hyman (7.75 in.); a master salt with shell form bowl and mark of Andrew Ellicott Warner of Baltimore; a cream ladle with marks of W. Pitkin and T. H. Norton; and a pair of sugar tongs with mark of Church & Rogers. All with period monograms.
11.1 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.