SOLD! for $780.00.
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Eight (8) pcs Middle Tennessee Coin Silver flatware. 1st item: Sterling silver dessert spoon with fiddle tipt handle, incuse retailer mark JNO W. RUTH & SONS (John Wesley Ruth, 1839-1901, and sons Albert and Weakley Ruth, working Shelbyville late 19th century), additional maker's mark lion-anchor-G for Gorham. Monogram NHG. 8"L. 2nd and 3rd items: 2 coin silver teaspoons marked D. Williams (possibly Daniel Williams, working Winchester, Franklin County TN, circa 1860); one with coffin end handle marked D. Williams in rectangle and monogrammed DS, the other with rounded fiddle handle, marked Williams with pseudohallmarks star-D-star. monogrammed CAG. 4th item: Coin silver teaspoon with fiddle handle marked J.M. Cayce (John M. Cayce, working 1850-1870, Franklin, Williamson County, ref. Tennssee Silversmiths, p. 60). 5th through 8th items: 5 coin silver teaspoons with fiddle handles marked .SEHORN in rectangle (attrib. to George Sehorn, working Athens, McMinn County 1823-1843? ref. Tennessee Silversmiths, p. 151-152). No monograms. Bend to one handle, small dents to spoons. 5.24 total oz troy. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Good condition with light wear except where otherwise noted.