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Eight Coin Silver Coffee Spoons

Auction:
2052
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$575$500

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

Description:

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

Keywords

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