• 38 THREE AMERICAN SILVER SOUP LADLES, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1775-1790

The first with a rounded terminal upon which is engraved PAJ, the reverse with a midrib, by Lewis Fueter, circa 1775; a ladle with rounded terminal upon which is engraved a winged spur crest, the reverse with date 1750, by Benjamin Halsted, circa 1780; a feather-edge pattern ladle, the rounded terminal engraved with a contemporary cipher BLP, by John Burger, circa 1790, 19 ozs. 6 dwts. 3 pieces Lengths 14 in. (35.6 cm.); 14 in (35.6 cm.); 13 ½. (34.3 cm.)

$1,800-2,400


• 39 FIVE AMERICAN SILVER SOUP LADLES, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1775-1790

Each with bright-cut handles, the first with pointed terminal monogrammed SHT, by George Schanck, circa 1790; ladle, the pointed terminal with contemporary cypher JSP, by Daniel Bloom Coen, circa 1790; ladle, the pointed terminal with contemporary cipher JED, Thomas D. Dubois, circa 1750; ladle with rounded terminal with monograph BTTE, by Isaac Hutton, Albany, circa 1790; the final ladle with a monogram on the rounded terminal TWB, by Freeman Woods, circa 1790, 31 ozs. 4 dwts. 5 pieces Lengths 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) to 16 ¼ in. (41.3).

$2,750-3,250

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

Sale Code: 7087-SAX

Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 91.44 cm x 152.4 cm (36” x 60”)
Date of creation: May, 2016