Thirty (30) pieces Kentucky coin & sterling silver flatware including Maysville, Paducah, Richmond, Covington, Lexington and Louisville makers and retailers, in fiddle, fiddle tipt, and fiddle swell patterns. Includes 3 dessert spoons marked POINDEXTER in rectangle (attrib. William Poindexter, working Lexington, 1836-1851); 1 dessert spoon with incuse mark T.G. CALVERT (working Lexington, mid 19th century); 1 teaspoon marked J.S. GILPIN in rectangle (Joseph S. Gilpin, working Maysville, KY c. 1850); 1 long handled (rice?) spoon, possibly made up from a flattened ladle handle and tablespoon bowl, incuse mark J.B. AKIN (Danville, KY, mid 19th century); 1 tablespoon with incuse marks PURE COIN / NO.A. MILLER PADUCAH, KY (John A. Miller, working c. 1870, Paducah); 1 sterling tablespoon marked STERLING 925-1000 D.P. ARMER RICHMOND KY in rectangle (Dorland P. Armer, working c. 1870); 1 teaspoon marked C. ASMANN in rectangle (Charles Asmann, wk. Cincinnati, OH, ca 1854 and Covington, KY 1863-1878); and a large group of spoons marked for Louisville firms including 1 tablespoon and 5 teaspoons with incuse mark KITTS & WERNE; 1 tablespoon and 2 teaspoons marked S.B. CHOATE; 4 tablespoons marked SMITH & GRANT in banner; 4 teaspoons with incuse mark WM KENDRICK, and 4 teaspoons with marks W. & A. COOPER, BEGGS & SMITH, JASPER P. BARNES, AND S.E. LEDMAN (all working Louisville, mid-19th century). Ranging in size from 5 3/8" to 11 1/2" L. 23.72 oz troy combined weight. CONDITION: Most items monogrammed. Miller tablespoon has worn bowl tip. 1 Kendrick handle has a bend and scratches, otherwise all items very good condition.
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