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2024 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 6, 2024 09:00AM EDT
Lot 78

12 Coin Silver spoons, incl. Samuel Bell of TN

Estimate: $450 - $550

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

Grouping of coin silver flatware including: Four (4) tablespoons with tipt handles and rounded fins, stamped S. BELL in rectangles for Samuel Bell, b. 1797-d.1881, working Knoxville, TN 1819-1852 and later Texas; four (4) teaspoons marked Hope & Miller (John William Hope and Fred Miller), working Knoxville circa 1870; three (3) William Young tablespoons, b.1783 - d.1860, working Philadelphia, PA 1761 - 1788; one (1) tablespoon by Nicholas Geffroy, b. 1761 - d. 1839, working Newport, Rhode Island circa 1795. Ranging in size from 5 3/4" to 9" L  13.06 total coin silver troy ounces. 

PROVENANCE: By direct descent through the Joseph Rogers and Dr. Hugh Kelso Walker families, early founders of Rogersville, TN.


All items with wear commensurate with use and age and all pieces monogrammed. Bell spoons with losses to bowl tips and some bending to handles. Hope & Miller spoons with bending to handles and one with tear to lower handle. William Young spoons with heavy use wear including losses to bowls and heavy pitting to bowls. Nicholas Geffroy spoon with repair to the side of the bowl. 

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By direct descent through the Joseph Rogers and Dr. Hugh Kelso Walker families, early founders of Rogersville, TN.