Southern silver flatware Georgia, mid 19th century, comprising:
5 Clark, Rackett & Co. items (4 forks and place spoon), Augusta; teaspoons, David B. Nichols, Savannah, L6 1/8"; 2 forks, Thomas W. Freeman, Augusta; place spoon, Charles Grandison St. John, Macon, L8 1/2"; together with 2 New York pieces retailed by Georgia firms; marked: CLARK, R. & CO; D.B. NICHOLS CO.; T.W.FREEMAN; GW&S, 1856, CLARK & CO; W&H, A. FRONTEAU, AUGUSTA GA; and Total: 17.2ozT
Provenance: Roger W. Powell Collection
St.John spoon with metal tear at bowl
1 Clark spoon with gouge to underside of bowl. Forks with age-typical wear to tines. Spoons with light wear to tips of bowls. Overall usage wear and surface scuffs. monograms/names throughout
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