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SOUTHERN STATES STERLING SILVER DEMITASSE SOUVENIR SPOONS, LOT OF 31, including a Black Americana example with figural handle featuring bust-length "black boy" and cornstalks, lettered "SUNNY SOUTH", embossed scenic decoration to bowl with engraved lettering "MOBILE, ALA.", marked to back for Codding Bros. & Heilbron, an example with embossed bust-length Native American/Indian Chief and cornstalks to handle, and embossed scenic decoration to bowl lettered "P.O. AND CUSTOM HOUSE / NEWPORT NEWS, VA.", and marked for Paye & Baker, an example with twist handle terminating in fancy open-work tip, having mother-of-pearl bowl engraved "FORTRESS MONROE", marked for Webster Co., an example with embossed decoration to gilt-washed bowl lettered "C.S.A. TREASURY / 1864-65 / ANDERSON, S.C." and engraved lettering to handle "DIXIE", marked for Paye & Baker, an example with figural anchor handle, and embossed scenic decoration to bowl lettered "THE MOAT / FORTRESS MONROE", marked for Mechanics Sterling Co., an example with figural Masonic Sword handle, and embossed scenic decoration to bowl lettered "CHRIST CHURCH / ALEXANDRIA, VA.", marked for Watson Co., an example with embossed decoration to handle depicting the Confederate Memorial Monument, Montgomery, AL., and embossed decoration to bowl lettered "FIRST CAPITOL / OF THE / CONFEDERACY, 1861", marked for Wendell Mfg. Co., and a bon-bon/nut spoon with embossed and open-work decoration to handle depicting the Confederate Memorial at Stone Mountain, GA., marked for Bates & Klinke. Total weight, including mother-of-pearl bowl: 8.775 ozt. Late 19th/20th century. 3 3/8" to 4 3/4" L.
Excellent condition overall, expected minor wear, a few with minor bending to handles/bowls.

Condition

Excellent condition overall, expected minor wear, a few with minor bending to handles/bowls.

Starting Bid

$40.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

SOUTHERN STATES STERLING SILVER DEMITASSE SOUVENIR

Estimate $80 - $120Apr 28, 2018