03-03-2013 03-03-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2640B Boston
March 3, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Two Coin Silver Tablespoons

$8,400$7,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Two Coin Silver Tablespoons, Paul Revere, Jr., Boston, c. 1800, each with oval bowl and downturned coffin handle with engraved "AH" monogram and "REVERE" maker's mark, lg. 9 in., approx. 4 troy oz. total.

Literature: Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, by Patricia E. Kane et al. (New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), p. 795, the spoons bear Paul Revere, Jr.'s maker's mark similar to examples C and D; see p. 833 which lists two tablespoons with the engraved monograms "AH" and referenced by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 1906, no. 266 and 267.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Both bowls have a slight loss at the tip one a little dented at the rear of the bowl and a couple small dents in the center of one bowl.


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Keywords

Paul Revere , Jr., Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University, Patricia E. Kane, Foundrymen, Hand, Paul Revere, Revere, Massachusetts, Silversmith, Tablespoon