11 Pcs. W. M. Galt & Brothers Coin Silver, Washington, D.C. plus two additional coin silver serving pieces, (13 total), all belonging to Mary Ambler Marshall, granddaughter of John Marshall. Includes footed creamer (8-1/2" H,12.495 oz troy), footed waste bowl (6-5/8" H, 17.685 oz troy), both with beaded edge, Greek key border and bright cut floral spray decoration with monogrammed shield cartouche; 1 ladle in fiddle pattern, 5 teaspoons in fiddle pattern, 2 shell bowl serving spoons with beaded rim, 1 sugar sifter with beaded rim (18.35 oz troy all flatware). Group also includes one Bailey & Co., Philadelphia, PA. pastry server with bright cut strawberry bowl, fiddle and thread handle (2.86 oz t.) and one shell bowl serving spoon, incuse mark 10-15 (Baltimore) on reverse (2.105 oz t.), all with script monogram MAM (11) for Mary Ambler Marshall or MAC for Mary Ambler Coleman (2), 48.53 total oz troy/11 items coin silver. 6" to 13 1/4" L. Provenance: The Estate of Charles Boyd Coleman, Jr., Chattanooga, TN, by descent from Lewis Minor Coleman, Jr., son of CSA Lt. Colonel Lewis Minor Coleman and Mary Ambler Marshall, daughter of James K. Marshall and granddaughter of John Marshall (1755-1835). Lewis M. Coleman Jr. was also related to the family of Henry Dearborn by his marriage to Julia Wingate Boyd, daughter of Annette Maria Dearborn Boyd, who was the daughter of Greenleaf Dearborn (1786-1846) and great granddaughter of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) on her mother's side. John Marshall was the fourth Chief Justice of the United States, serving for thirty-five years. He oversaw landmark decisions such as Marbury v. Madison, McCulloch v. Maryland, Gibbons v. Ogden and the Dartmouth College case. His lifelong friendship with George Washington developed during their Revolutionary War service including the winter at Valley Forge and the battles at Brandywine and Monmouth. CONDITION: All items in good condition with minor surface wear to decoration. No evidence of dents. All items with script monograms.
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