SOLD! for $480.00.
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Coin silver ladle and 8 spoons attributed to Simpson of Knoxville, Tennessee or Bardstown, Kentucky, and William Russell, working Bardstown prior to 1859-1870+. Includes 6" Ladle with fiddle handle marked RUSSELL in rectangle, with additional lettering not visible due to wear; 1 spoon marked W. RUSSELL in rectangle; and 3 spoons with incuse mark RUSSELL. Also includes 1 fiddle handle tablespoon and 3 teaspoons marked J. SIMPSON in rectangle, all 4 pieces circa 1820s. Note: This type mark was used both by Jonathan Simpson, working Bardstown post 1820-1845+, and James Simpson, working Knoxville, TN 1818-d. 1821. Ranging in size from 5 5/8" to 8 5/8" L. Combined weight 5.6 oz troy. The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Condition: Various monograms to most pieces. Some faint bends visible to handle of ladle. Some denting to bowls of spoons. Wear to tip of bowl on Simpson tablespoon.