SOLD! for $812.00.
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1ST ITEM: Coin silver footed mug with C scroll handle and gilt-washed interior, early hallmarks for Gorham, "Coin," inscription on front reading "Wilder Sevier from his bro. Edward Wilder 1857". 4"H, 4.62 oz troy. 2ND ITEM: Silverplated oval tray with engraved foliate scroll and circle decoration and beaded border, inscribed "John Sevier to his Daughter Annie 1862" on front, marked on back with Newark NJ retailer's mark. 16"W x 12-1/2 D. Circa 1862. 3RD ITEM: Silverplated water pitcher with beaded top and lower edges, vine form handle, and elaborate repousse grape and vine decoration to the body with center cartouche engraved "John Sevier to his daughter Annie 1862". 13"H. Retailer mark for Waters & Thorp (New York), circa 1862. Provenance: direct descendants of first Tennessee governor John Sevier. Annie Sevier, daughter of Gov. Sevier's grandson John Sevier, was married during the Civil War and these are believed to have been engagement or wedding presents. Condition: Cup: few small dents near base, overall good condition. Tray: moderate wear to beaded edge, light wear to center.