3142
3142
A Set Of Eight American Silver Julep Cups, Richard Ewing Smith, Louisville, KY, circa 1835
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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3142
A Set Of Eight American Silver Julep Cups, Richard Ewing Smith, Louisville, KY, circa 1835
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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A Set Of Eight American Silver Julep Cups, Richard Ewing Smith, Louisville, KY, circa 1835
all tapered cylindrical with applied reeded rims and base bands, engraved with script initial E
marked on bases R. E. Smith 
height 3 5/8 in.
9.2cm
49oz 14dwt
1546g
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Catalogue Note

Richard Ewing Smith born in Windsor VT. in 1800, arrived in Kentucky in 1821 and opened a jewelry store on Main Street, Louisville. He had brief partnerships, first with a Mr. Grant 1827-31 and second with John Kitts in 1844 which lasted a year. He died in Paducah in 1849

See Marquis Boultinghouse, Silversmiths of Kentucky, 1785-1900

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York