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2024 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 6, 2024 09:00AM EDT
Lot 82

6 pcs. Coin Silver incl. Nashville Tennessee

Estimate: $300 - $400

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

1st and 2nd item: Cream ladle with coffin end handle and Teaspoon with rounded oval handle, both marked MCCOWAT in rectangle for Thomas McCowat, working Leesburg, VA circa 1811-1820; Nashville, TN c. 1820-1835, and Jackson, TN c. 1835-1853+. (Note: the early form suggests these spoons are likely from McCowat's period working in Virginia or Nashville). 3rd and 4th items: Pair of fiddle handle dessert spoons marked BRITAIN in rectangle, attributed to John S. Britain, working Nashville, 1835-1836 and Maury County circa 1839. 5th item: Fiddle handle teaspoon with incuse mark T. GOWDEY  for retailer Thomas Gowdey (b. 1795, working Nashville, 1825-d. 1863). 6th item: Small 18th century teaspoon with basket of flower motif en verso, marked TD or ID in rectangle. Combined weight: 3.91 troy ounces.

PROVENANCE: Private Southern collection. 


All pieces monogrammed. 7th item: Wear to basket of flowers decoration and mark; repair at juncture of bowl/handle.

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Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
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Knoxville, TN 37909
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The UPS Store of Northshore Knoxville Contact – Eve 865-951-2499

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Private Southern collection.