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2022 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 2)

Sun, Jul 10, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 811

7 Coin Silver Spoons attr. KY inc. Medicine Spoon

Estimate: $350 - $450

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7 coin silver spoons, possibly by Kentucky silversmiths Thomas Phillips, Philip Bush Jr., James Purdy, S.B. Hall and D.L. Spears. 1st item: Teaspoon with oval handle marked TP in rectangle and remnant of second mark PARIS for Thomas Phillips, working Paris c. 1799- c.1820 and possibly up to 1827. Worn monogram and handle, and several small dents. 5 1/2" L. 2nd item: Medicine spoon marked JP in serrated rectangle on front of handle, possibly a mark of James H. Purdy, working Nelson County, c. 1830s-1869. 4 1/8" L. Very good condition. 3rd item: Coin silver tablespoon with downturned fiddle coffin handle marked PB in rectangle, possibly by Philip Bush Jr., working Winchester, VA 1787-1789, Fayette County, KY c. 1790-?, and Frankfort, KY prior to 1806- d.1807. Monogrammed M_. 8 3/4" L. Some dents and wear to tip of spoon bowl. 4th item: Coin silver salt spoon with shell bowl and handle marked S.B. HALL in rectangle, attributed to S.B. Hall, working Nicholasville, Kentucky, circa 1837-1850 (and after 1850 as S.B. Hall & Son). No monogram. 3 1/2"L. Surface wear. 5th-7th items: 3 coin silver teaspoons with distinctive curved fiddle handles marked D.H. SPEARS in rectangles for David H. Spears, working Carpenters Station, 1815-1820 and Springfield, 1820-1876. Monogrammed MAM. 5 7/8" L. Very good condition. Combined weight 4.22 oz troy.

The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


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