17 coin silver spoons and 2 coin silver ladles with marks attributed to Louisville, Kentucky silversmiths Evans C. Beard (working prior to 1824-1831), Abner Reeves (working 1832-1828), Richard Ewing Smith (working 1821-1848) and Milton and P.W. Ramsey (Milton Ramsey worked in Louisville prior to 1855 until at least 1878 and in partnership with his brother P.W. Ramsey from 1855-58; P.W. Ramsey's solo working dates are unknown). Includes 1 condiment ladle 4 5/8" L marked BEARD in serrated rectangle; 1 gravy ladle, 6 3/8" L, marked RE SMITH in rectangle; 3 tablespoons marked REEVES in rectangle; 6 tablespoons and 1 dessert spoon marked M.C. RAMSEY, 3 tablespoons marked RAMSEY, 2 tablespoons plus 1 dessert spoon marked RAMSEY & BRO., and 1 teaspoon marked PW RAMSEY. Various monograms. Teaspoons and tablespoons ranging in size from 6" to 8 1/2" L. Combined weight: 20.34 oz troy.
The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
A few items with small dents to bowls, overall all items very good condition.