02-24-2001 02-24-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
February 24, 2001 10:00AMCalender

Eight Coin Silver Coffee Spoons

Auction: Sale #2052 - 2052 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2001 10:00AM


Eight Coin Silver Coffee Spoons, John David, Jr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1795-99, made for the Cooch family, monogrammed, (one with damage, dents, wear), lg. 5 1/4 in., 4 troy oz. Note: John David Jr. worked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1785 and 1795-99, according to published information. In 1794, he took over the shop of his father. John David, Jr. used the mark which appears on these spoons. Provenance: The initials on four of these spoons are those of Margaret Hollingsworth Cooch (1766-1833). All of the spoons descended in the family of the consignor.
Estimate $600-800


John David , Jr., John David Jr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Margaret Hollingsworth Cooch