April 27, 2021 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 47
 
Lot 47 - An assorted group of twenty-eight silver spoons, tongs, and ladle

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An assorted group of twenty-eight silver spoons, tongs, and ladle
English and American, late 17th-early 19th century

Comprising an English trefid spoon with rattail handle, marked "SC" for William Scarlett (active 1689-after 1697), London, circa 1690; a punch ladle, marked "WF," possibly William Faris (1728-1804), Annapolis, MD; three tablespoons, marked "JR," with lion crest and monograms to handle ends; five teaspoons, marked Joseph & Nathaniel Richardson (1785-1791), Philadelphia, PA, engraved with monogram "M"; single teaspoon, marked Joseph Richardson, Jr. (1711-1784), Philadelphia, PA; a pair of bird-back teaspoons, marked William Haverstick (1756-1823), Lancaster, PA; five teaspoons, marked Daniel Dupuy (1719-1807), Philadelphia, PA; a large tablespoon, marked "Brasher N. York," monogrammed and dated "TAM 1774"; a large tablespoon, marked "JE," monogrammed and dated "SP 1724," later engraved "Beulah Coates 1836/ G.M.C. 1896"; a small gilt-washed perforated ladle, marked "WT"; a sugar spoon, marked Thomas Richards (active 1816-1825), New York, NY, engraved with monogram "TMS"; a large tablespoon, marked "SM," engraved with monogram "MT"; a tablespoon, marked Edwin Comfort Newbury (1799-1882), Brooklyn, CT; a tablespoon, marked "Pear & Bacall" for Edward Pear and Thomas Bacall (active 1850-1875), Boston, MA, engraved with monogram "ACB"; a tablespoon, marked "Davis, Palmer & Co." for Julius Aboyneau Palmer and Thomas Aspinwall Davis (active 1838-1845), Boston, MA; sugar tongs, marked John McMullin (1765-1843), Philadelphia, PA, engraved with monogram "WSY"; and sugar tongs, marked "E. Hull Bridgeport", engraved with monogram "EBD."

L: 13 in. (longest), Total weight: 29.56 oz. t.

Provenance

A Philadelphia gentleman.

Sold for $3,276
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Comprising an English trefid spoon with rattail handle, marked "SC" for William Scarlett (active 1689-after 1697), London, circa 1690; a punch ladle, marked "WF," possibly William Faris (1728-1804), Annapolis, MD; three tablespoons, marked "JR," with lion crest and monograms to handle ends; five teaspoons, marked Joseph & Nathaniel Richardson (1785-1791), Philadelphia, PA, engraved with monogram "M"; single teaspoon, marked Joseph Richardson, Jr. (1711-1784), Philadelphia, PA; a pair of bird-back teaspoons, marked William Haverstick (1756-1823), Lancaster, PA; five teaspoons, marked Daniel Dupuy (1719-1807), Philadelphia, PA; a large tablespoon, marked "Brasher N. York," monogrammed and dated "TAM 1774"; a large tablespoon, marked "JE," monogrammed and dated "SP 1724," later engraved "Beulah Coates 1836/ G.M.C. 1896"; a small gilt-washed perforated ladle, marked "WT"; a sugar spoon, marked Thomas Richards (active 1816-1825), New York, NY, engraved with monogram "TMS"; a large tablespoon, marked "SM," engraved with monogram "MT"; a tablespoon, marked Edwin Comfort Newbury (1799-1882), Brooklyn, CT; a tablespoon, marked "Pear & Bacall" for Edward Pear and Thomas Bacall (active 1850-1875), Boston, MA, engraved with monogram "ACB"; a tablespoon, marked "Davis, Palmer & Co." for Julius Aboyneau Palmer and Thomas Aspinwall Davis (active 1838-1845), Boston, MA; sugar tongs, marked John McMullin (1765-1843), Philadelphia, PA, engraved with monogram "WSY"; and sugar tongs, marked "E. Hull Bridgeport", engraved with monogram "EBD."

L: 13 in. (longest), Total weight: 29.56 oz. t.

Provenance

A Philadelphia gentleman.

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