SOLD! for $660.00.
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Rare and early Natchez, Mississippi coin silver spoon with elongated bowl and fiddle handle with oval shaped end monogrammed "B", marked on reverse R. Haughton in script in rectangle (Robert Haughton, active Natchez 1819-1829). 5 7/8"L, 0.54 oz troy. Note: Haughton was one of Natchez's earliest silversmiths. ART IN MISSISSIPPI by Patti Carr Black, published 1998, noted there were only two known examples of Haughton's work, both ladles, addl. Ref. NINETEENTH CENTURY NATCHEZ-MADE SILVER. Only a handful of other examples have surfaced since that time. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Wear, scratches, and small dents to bowl. Tip slightly worn. Only slight wear to handle including mark.