Three (3) silver pieces: Coin silver sugar tongs, fiddle swell handles with shell decoration at mid-point and grips, marked J. EWAN in serrated rectangle (John Ewan, Charleston, South Carolina, working 1823-1852). 6 3/8"L, 1.39 oz troy. Together with a fiddle pattern coin silver dessert spoon marked Gregg Hayden & Co in rectangle with additional G & H pseudohallmark and dated 1848 in diamond, script monogram BDC, 7 3/8"L, and a fiddle pattern coin silver teaspoon, marked W. Carrington in rectangle with additional pseudohallmarks and monogram EAH, 5 1/2"L. Weight of 2 spoons combined: 1.58 oz troy. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Tongs: excellent condition. Dessert spoon: small repaired tear to bowl. Teaspoon: some wear.
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