SOLD! for $2,048.00.
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Coin silver mint julep cup with beaded rims and slightly tapering sides, marked on underside S.B. HALL in rectangle, attributed to S.B. Hall, working Nicholasville, Kentucky, circa 1837-1850 and after 1850 as S.B. Hall & Son. 3 3/4" H. 4.81 oz troy. Note: Boultinghouse lists S.B. Hall as appearing in the 1850 census in Jessamine County, KY, with his occupation listed as a silversmith in the 1850 and his place of birth as Virginia. His eight children were all born in Kentucky, suggesting he was in the state by 1837. Kovel's states that his business became known as S.B. Hall & Son by 1850. Reference: Boultinghouse, Marquis. Silversmiths, Jewelers, Clock and Watch Makers of Kentucky, 1785-1900. p. 148.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, KY.
CONDITION: A couple of small light dents, 1/4" or smaller; small area of imperfection to upper border which does not appear to be a repair; overall very good condition.