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Scarce coin silver water dipper with beaded rim and end, repousse floral decorated bowl with star on bottom and central cartouche with engraved monogram "Ella" for Ella Young McGavock (b. 1836-d. 1861). Turned ebonized handle with silver tip and hanging ring. Unmarked. Bowl – 4" diameter. Overall length – 16". Provenance: Descended in the family of Edward Jacob McGavock to consignor. Biography: Ella Young McGavock was born in Mississippi in 1836 to Alexander and Elizabeth Young. She married Edward Jacob McGavock of Nashville in 1857 and the couple lived at Pecan Point Plantation in Arkansas. Ella gave birth to three children, Louisa Grundy McGavock Tyner, Frank McGavock, and Ella Young McGavock Wilson, before her untimely death in 1861 at the age of 25. She is buried in Lowndes County, Mississipi. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a couple of small dents (largest 1/4", near handle).