Lot Details & Additional Photographs
(8) pieces, the first a pierced server with unknown worn maker's mark of "L(?) & C," with "W. S. Cowpland" (11 5/8 in.) (some soldering to shoulder, possibly a married piece); teaspoon with mark Elias Hale, Richmond, Virginia, active 1820-1830, marked "RICHMOND." (some denting); tea ladle with mark of Abraham Hews, Jr. and Augustus H. Hews, Boston, active 1847-1853 (6 in.); sugar spoon with twist handle, mark of John Lawson Westervelt, Newburgh, New York, active 1848-1905 (6 7/8 in.); shell bowl sugar spoon with mark of Steward & Stevens, White Creek and Cambridge, New York, active third quarter 19th century; shell bowl salt spoon with mark of James B. Preston, Virginia and Maryland, active 1817-1830; dessert/tea knife with mark of Ball, Black & Co. (7 3/4 in.) (small dents to handle); wolf and ivy pattern .900 silver tablespoon with mark of Francis A. Bunnell & Co., Syracuse, New York, active 1866-1874, W. W. Child retailer mark (8 1/4 in.).
Salt spoon and .900 silver spoon without monograms. All others with various monograms.
8.95 total weighable troy oz.From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia
All with some scattered scratches.