SOLD! for $330.00.
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Seven (7) spoons, sterling and coin silver, including 1 marked for Samuel Ayres of Kentucky, 5 marked forÂ¬Â¨âÃâ T.R.J. Ayres of KY and Iowa, and 1 other possibly related spoon. 1st item: Early small teaspoon with oval handle, marked S. AYRES in rectangle for Samuel Ayres, working Lexington KY 1786-1823 and Danville, KY 1823-1824. 2nd-6th items: Sterling dessert or tablespoons with unusually large bowls, Whiting maker's marks and incuse marks for retailer Thomas Robinson Jamison Ayres (working Danville 1823-1857 and c. 1861-1870; Keokuk IA 1857-1860 and post 1870). Monogrammed S. 7th item: 1 coin silver teaspoon with fiddle handle, marked J.R. AYRES and PURE COIN in rectangles (possibly an additional mark for Thomas Robinson Jamison Ayres?). Monogrammed M.A. Dayton. Combined sterling weight: 5.53 troy ounces. Combined coin silver weight: 0.94 troy ounces.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
CONDITION: Samuel Ayres spoon has significant denting to handle and bowl and wear to mark. Other items with some wear, overall good condition.