Twenty-five (25) assorted sterling silver items, including tea strainers and napkin rings. 1st-9th items: Nine (9) tea strainers or infusers, including one (1) Gorham repousse ball form; one (1) Webster teapot form; one (1) Spritzer & Fuhrmann teapot form; one (1) Simons Brothers melon form on a Samuel Vernon chain with ring marked "Mexico"; one (1) bucket form with chased thistle design, monogrammed LWG; one (1) repousse strainer with floral design and two handles, monogrammed E and stamped with unidentified hallmark; one (1) hexagonal strainer with shell finial and wooden handle; and two (2) Simons Brothers strainer spoons, both monogrammed "Cherrycote" and LWG. 10th-18th items: Nine (9) napkin rings, including two (2) Gorham, monogrammed RST and JSM; two (2) English, William Vale & Sons, stamped with hallmark for Chester and date mark 1912; one (1) Wood & Hughes with chased anthemion and bead and reel edges, monogrammed "Lisette"; two (2) with chased foliate design; one (1) with chased rosettes and bead reel edges; and one (1) with bead reel edges and central cartouche, monogrammed LM. 19th-22nd items: Four (4) Lunt Modern Victorian pattern shell mint or nut dishes. 23rd-24th items: Two (2) miniature funnels, including one (1) Randahl Shop and one (1) with scalloped edge. 25th item: Barrel form salt cellar and pepper shaker holder with salt spoon and glass insert. All items marked or tested Sterling. All items ranging in size from 1 1/4" H x 7/8" W x 5/8" D to 1 1/2" H x 5 5/8" W x 3 1/8" D. All items late 19th/early 20th century. 16.310 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.
All items in overall good condition with scattered minor denting and minute surface scratching. Some pieces monogrammed. Barrel form salt and pepper holder with scattered surface pitting to interior.