• 42 AN AMERICAN SILVER SOUP LADLE,
JOSEPH RICHARDSON, JR., PHILADELPHIA,
CIRCA 1780


With a slash drop and an oval handle, a midrib on
the reverse of handle, monogrammed JCK, marked
thrice on reverse of handle JR in a square, 6 ozs. 2
dwt.s

$1,000 – 1,500

• 43 AN AMERICAN SILVER BASTING SPOON,
JACUB HURD, BOSTON, CIRCA 1750


With a double molded drop, the rounded handle
with a midrib, the terminal crested and engraved
on the reverse, “A small token of gratitude to one of
best Guardians,” marked on reverse HURD within
an elongated quarterfoil, 6 ozs. Length 14 ¾in.
(37.5 cm.)

$5,000 – 7,000

• 44 AN AMERICAN SILVER SOUP LADLE,
PAUL REVERE, JR., BOSTON, CIRCA 1780


Of feather-edge pattern, with a fin motif near the
joint of the handle and bowl, the rounded terminal
with later engraving MW, marked • REVERE, 5
ozs. 5 dwts. Length 13. (33 cm.)

According to Carl Williams this is the only ladle
known that has a fin motif near the joint of the
handle and bowl.

Provenance:
Mark Bortman

$6,000 – 9,000

Highly Important Americana from Stanley Paul Sax
Collection, January 16th-17th, 1998, SOTHEBY’S,
Publications, New York.

Auction: Friday, January 16, 1998 at approximately
2:30 pm; Saturday, January 17, 1998 at 10:15 am
and 2 pm. William F. Ruprecht, Principle Auctioneer,
License No. 0794917.

Sale Code: 7087-SAX

Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 91.44 cm x 121.92 cm (36” x 48”)
Date of creation: August, 2016