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Large group of 35 pieces Kentucky coin silver flatware with marks for John Kitts (Louisville, KY, working 1836-1878). Includes 8 tablespoons, 7 dessert spoons, and 3 teaspoons with fiddle tipt handles and marked J. Kitts in rectangle flanked by ovals; 1 butter knife with Olive pattern handle and incuse mark "Kitts"; and 9 forks with threaded oval handles, (7 3/8" L); plus 6 forks with pointed oval fiddle thread handles (6 3/4" L), all forks with incuse marks J. Kitts with rubbed maker's psuedohallmarks. All pieces monogrammed RJE except for one teaspoon ("Bettie") and the butter knife ("From Robert"). 54.39 oz troy combined weight. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Sara Parks Pendleton, Owensboro, KY. CONDITION: Kitts grouping: butter knife, 1 fork and 2 teaspoons with persistent tarnish; 1 teaspoon and 1 dessert spoon have garbage disposal damage to bowls. Some tablespoons with wear to ends and some dents to bowls; forks with minor wear/light bending to tines.