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2680B Boston
October 27, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Six Coin Silver Teaspoons

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Six Coin Silver Teaspoons, 18th century, one with upturned rounded handle with mid-rib, with the crest of a hound courant, associated with Robert Treat Paine, on back of handle, and shell and drop on back of bowl, by Paul Revere, Jr., Boston, with "PR" mark in script; one with upturned rounded handle with mid-rib, the back with engraved "MD" monogram, by Jacob Hurd, Boston; one with upturned rounded handle with mid-rib and shell and drop on back of bowl, engraved "EG" on the back of the handle, probably by William Simpkins, Boston, with "WS" mark in a rectangle; one with bright-cut graduated chain on handle, possibly by Ephraim Brasher with impressed "EB" in script in a lobed cartouche; one with a gadrooned border and shell and drop on bowl, by Stephen Emery with impressed "SE" in a rectangle; and one with bright-cut border with engraved "SB" monogram on the handle, and impressed "EB" or "ER" mark on the reverse, (imperfections), approx. 8 troy oz. total.

Provenance: Estate of Charles P. Fisher.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Wear to all the spoons esp. the Hurd, and the unknown spoon with "EB" maker, repaired spliton the bowl. which has a

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Hurd, Jacob Hurd, Paul Revere , Jr., Robert Treat Paine, Stephen Emery, William Simpkins, Ephraim Brasher, Charles P. Fisher