Six Nashville Coin Silver Spoons, Gates & Pohlman
Six coin silver teaspoons, rounded fins and fiddle tipt handles monogrammed KSA with incuse marks on back GATES & POHLMAN. 5-3/4"L. 3.05 oz troy total weight. Note: According to TENNESSEE SILVERSMITHS by Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, William Pohlman and W.T. Gates went into business together in 1865, succeeding G.W. Donigan in his old shop at the corner of Union and College Streets in Nashville, retailing imported silver. Provenance: descended in the family of Dr. J.M. Anderson of Lebanon, TN.
Overall good condition with some light dents to bowls, few scattered areas of tiny, light pitting; one spoon has a 1/8" horseshoe shaped dark scratch to top of handle.