3 Coin Silver Mint Julep Cups, Washington family history. All bear engraved monograms similar to the George Washington family crest and by oral history came from Washington family descendants at Wessyngton Plantation or Washington Hall in Tennessee. 1 julep has beaded rim and incuse mark for Thomas Gowdy (retailer/jeweler working Nashville, 1825-d. 1863), 1 has triple threaded rim and an incuse mark for E.C. Garner (Eli C. Garner, Lexington, KY working 1838-1842), and 1 with molded lip, has no maker's mark but is scratched "Toh" twice on underside. All approximately 3-5/8" H. 13.31 oz troy combined weight. Provenance: private Alabama collection. CONDITION: Scattered small dents, especially to the unmarked one. Overall good condition.
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