Twenty-three (23) pieces flatware including early sterling and coin silver flatware with rounded fiddle handles and rounded fins, with C monogram, and marks for Paul Negrin and Hope Bros. of Tennessee. 1st-5th items: Five (5) coin silver teaspoons marked P NEGRIN in rectangle for Paul Negrin, active Nashville, 1823-1844 (5 1/2" L). 6th-12th items: Four (4) coin silver table or serving spoons (8 1/2" L) and three (3) teaspoons (6" L) marked for Hildeburn & Bros., active Philadelphia, 1852-1871. All monogrammed TF. 13th item: One (1) German silver or britannia metal serving spoon marked for Hall & Elton, working New York, mid 19th century. (9" L, not weighed). 14th-23rd items: Ten (10) pieces Wood & Hughes Louvre pattern sterling flatware, including three (3) serving spoons with mark for Knoxville retailer Hope Bros & Co. with LAT monogram (7"L), and seven (7) five o'clock spoons with Harris & Shafer mark (5 3/8" L), not monogrammed. Coin silver: 9.645 troy ounces. Sterling silver: 9.640 troy ounces. Provenance: Estate of Anne Harrison Taylor & Joseph F. Taylor, Morristown, TN. CONDITION: Some pieces with minor dents and tears. Largest tear 1/2" on Hildeburn Bros serving spoon. Small 1/8" L tear to one Negrin spoon. 13th item: overall surface wear; discoloration from tarnish and oxidation.
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