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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 79

2 Early Kentucky Tablespoons, Alexander Frazer & Thomas Philips

Estimate: $350 - $450
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Two (2) early coin silver flatware items attributed to Paris and Lexington, KY silversmiths Thomas Phillips and Alexander Frazier. 1st item: Coffin handle tablespoon, marked PARIS and TP in separate rectangles, attributed to Thomas Phillips, working Paris, KY, circa 1795-1827. Monogram I*C for Revolutionary War veteran Isaac Clinckenbeard (b. 1758). Note: Genealogical information and a transcription of Clinckenbeard's Revolutionary War Pension request is available on request. 9 1/3" L. 2nd item: Oval end tablespoon marked AF for Alexander Frazer, working Paris, KY, 1799-1800 and Lexington, 1800-1810. 8 1/2" L. Combined weight: 3.48 oz troy. Note: Philips and Frazier were among Kentucky's earliest silversmiths.


Both with minor wear, overall good condition. Phillips spoon has small loss to tip of bowl and some dents to bowl. Frazer spoon has wear to back of bowl, monogram worn illegible.

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