Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, the first a Dutch silver teaspoon, pierced quatrefoils to bowl, worn maker's mark, Lion passant mark indicating a .833 silver minimum, Minerva assay mark, and 1868 date letter (5 5/8 in.); the second a strainer with round pierced bowl and fish-form handle, appears unmarked, acid tested silver (8 x 3 1/2 in.); the third a pair of sugar tongs, acorn and feather decorated bowl and engraved floral and foliate designs to handle, appears unmarked, acid tested silver (6 1/8 in.). All without monograms.
4.90 total troy oz.From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia
Some scattered light scratches; the strainer with some denting and small tears to bowl rim.