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Coin silver julep cup and flatware, 32 pieces total, marked for Charles Asmann, working Cincinnati (circa 1854-? and Covington, Kentucky prior to 1863-circa 1878; Michael C. Motch working Covington, KY 1859-1898; and Henry Terlau, working Covington 1866-1881 as H. Terlau & Co. and from 1881-1894+. 1st item: Julep cup or beaker with reeded rim and foot ring, incuse mark on underside C. ASMANN. No monograms. 3 3/8″ H. 3.58 troy ounces. 2nd item: Salt spoon with incuse mark ASMANN (mark partially worn). 3rd – 20th items: Five (5) tablespoons and thirteen (13) teaspoons with incuse marks H. TERLAU and H. TERLAU & CO. Note: 9 have additional pseudo hallmarks. 21st – 32nd items: Three (3) tablespoons, three (3) dessert spoons, three (3) teaspoons, and two (2) twist handle teaspoons marked M.C. MOTCH (some in rectangles, some incuse, 1 with pseudo hallmark). Ranging in size from 3 5/8″ L to 8 3/8″ L. Combined weight: 26.02 troy ounces.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
CONDITION: 1st item: Several scattered small dents and a 1/2″ rim tear. 3rd – 20th items: Some dents to bowls and wear to tips of bowls; assorted monograms. 21st – 32nd items: Overall very good condition; assorted monograms.