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Summer Fine Art and Antique Auction - Day 2

Sun, Jul 10, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 1237

11 Silver Barware Items, incl. KY Scearce Cup

Estimate: $350 - $450

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Eleven (11) English and American silver bar related items, including Scearce sterling. 1st -2nd items: Two (2) sterling shot cups including one (1) Mark J. Scearce julep form shot cup with beaded rim and base, stamped with maker's mark, "Mark J. Scearce Shelbyville Kentucky", and Sterling to underside; and one (1) Reed & Barton cup with line accent, monogrammed "HGO", stamped with maker's mark, Sterling, and "X8" to underside. 3rd-7th items: Five (5) sterling liquor tickets or tags, including one (1) Moses Brent HOCK tag; three (3) tags, IRISH, BOURBON, and RUM, stamped with unidentified maker's mark; and one (1) WHISKEY tag. All stamped Sterling. 8th item: Francis Howard Ltd. sterling miniature jockey hat with repousse star, shield, and foliate designs. Stamped with maker's mark and hallmarked for Sterling, Sheffield, and 1942. 9th item: Wallace Silversmiths sterling shot cup with one-dollar United States coin as base. Monogrammed "CHM 10-27-79" to body. Stamped with maker's mark and 5215 to lower edge. 10th item: Sterling mounted horn cup with shield form plaque affixed to body and clear celluloid base. Plaque monogrammed "M". Stamped with maker's mark for Joseph Craddock and hallmarks for Sterling, Birmingham, and 1893 to rim. 11th item: Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 English silverplate bottle holder or caddy with pierced body. Stamped with maker's mark "J (crown) D" and "Best Silver Plate Made in England" to underside. All items ranging in size from 1 1/4" H x 2" W to 4 7/8" H x 4 1/2" W x 4 1/8" D. Combined weight: 4.030 total weighable troy ounces.

The Collection of Michael and Peggy Mahoney, by descent from the historic homes of Clarkland Farm at Bryan's Station and Cherrycote, Lexington, Kentucky.


1st-2nd items: Overall good condition with scattered minute surface scratches; Reed & Barton glass with minor scattered pitting to interior and minor dent to base. 3rd-7th items: Overall good condition with scattered minute surface scratches; Bourbon tag with chain detached from one side. 8th item: Overall very good condition. 9th item: Overall very good condition with minute scattered surface scratches. 10th item: Scattered denting and surface wear to silver mounting, particularly to base; horn with crack measuring 3 3/8" L. 11th item: Overall good condition with minor scattered surface wear and minor denting to base.