Nashville, Tennessee coin silver teaspoon, plain fiddle handle, marked on back J * E (mark attributed to John Elliston, 1809-1823, Nashville, TN). Monogrammed LOK (?). 5 5/8" L. Note: John Elliston was the nephew and business partner of Joseph Thorp Elliston. He was born in Kentucky and like his uncle, apprenticed with Samuel Ayres before moving to Nashville (ref. Tennessee Silversmiths by Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, p. 74). Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Very good condition. Minor wear to tip.
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