Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

December 1, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1238

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI RETAILED "PRINCE ALBERT" COIN SILVER PLACE FORKS, SET OF 11

Estimate: $200 - $300
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ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI RETAILED "PRINCE ALBERT" COIN SILVER PLACE FORKS, SET OF 11, the present forks possibly being the version produced by John Polhamus of New York City, NY. Each impressed to back with a retailer's mark of ".JACCARD." and "ST. LOUIS" probably for E. Jaccard & Co. / Jaccard & Co. of St. Louis, MO. Total weight: 21.255 ozt. Third quarter 19th century. 7 5/8" LOA.
Literature: Mark in Belden - Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection, p. 246, top fig. (a).

Condition

Good to very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including slight bending, nicks, and worn spots to raised decoration.

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From the personal collection of Eleanor Hume Offutt, The Wilderness Trail Antique Shop, Frankfort, KY.