Three Pieces of American Silver Tableware, mid to late 19th century, two sterling silver: a Wood and Hughes shell-form dish, lg. 6 1/2, and a Bigelow, Kennard & Co. tea canister with Japanesque floral motifs throughout, ht. 4 3/4, and a Haddock, Lincoln & Foss coin silver christening mug engraved "A.R. Gould" within a ribbon-tied thistle wreath, ht. 3 5/8 in., approx. 16.0 troy oz. total.
Shell dish in good overall condition. Christening cup with minor shallow dent to one side. Tea canister with abrasion to top of lid, several shallow dents to body, and one deeper dent along lower body.
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