SOLD! for $288.00.
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3 TN Coin silver spoons & Lownes ladle, Foster-Cheatham family. Four pieces of coin silver from the Foster-Cheatham Family of Nashville. Includes two 7-1/2" tablespoons and one 8-3/8" serving spoon marked J. Campbell (John Campbell,working Nashville, TN, 1836-1857?), and one 8" ladle with shell handle and shell on the underside of the bowl, marked E. Lownes in serrated rectangle (Edward Lownes, working Philadelphia, PA circa 1817). The Campbell spoons are monogrammed"Ellen Cheatham" and show some dents, clouding, and pitting, with the largest spoon having wear/loss to the end of its bowl. They weigh 3.385 oz troy, combined. The Lownes ladle is monogrammed "F" on the back of the handle and"Ellen Cheatham" (a later monogram) on the front of the handle. It has some light scaling/discoloration and light flecks to the bowl and weighs 3.05 oz troy. Provenance: descended in the family of Jane Ellen Foster Cheatham,daughter of Ephraim Hubbard Foster (U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1838-1839 and 1843-1845). Lot includes some genealogy information and a postcard from Cheekwood Museum of Art showing Ellen Foster Cheatham as a child with her family, as painted