1st item: English sterling silver dresser box with tortoise shell lid, round form with four raised slipper feet. Marks for H. Matthews, Brirmingham, dated 1915. 2 1/8" H x 4" dia. 2nd item: London sterling silver ladle with overall gilt wash, bright cut decoration to handle and pierced bowl. Marks for Richard Crossley and dated 1812. 6 1/2" L. 3rd item: London sterling silver master salt ladle with shell handle, illegible maker and date marks, 4 1/2" L. 19th century. 4th – 9th items: Set of 6 Exeter sterling silver teaspoons with fiddle back handles, marks for John Stone and date marks for 1853. 10th item: Dutch silver vase with six sides and embossed and chased graduated medallion decoration. Dutch 2nd standard hallmark (.835) to the base. 7 5/8" H. 10.665 troy ounces. 5.680 total weighable troy ounces for sterling silver (.925) items 2-9. 10.665 troy ounces for .835 silver, 10th item. Provenance: East Tennessee collection, by descent from Col. Edwin V. Hill, M.D. CONDITION: 1st item: Looseness to top, otherwise good condition. 2nd item: Very good condition. 3rd item: Old repair to handle obscuring maker and date marks. 4th – 9th items: General wear with pitting to bowls of each. 10th item: Some bending to base.
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