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Sale IT191 Lot 1067

SOUTHERN (GEORGIA) COIN SILVER SHELL-HANDLED PUNCH LADLE, JOSIAH PENFIELD (1785-1828) marked Penfield, the long ladle with wide bowl, with long handle terminating in a classic shell, monogrammed with script 'G', l: 13.5 in., 7.5 ozt

Literature: Josiah Penfield (June 6, 1785 - September 12, 1828) was a 6th generation silversmith and merchant. He was also a jeweler, silversmith, civic leader, Baptist Deacon and philanthropist. He is best known as the benefactor of Mercer Institute (now Mercer University, Atlanta and Macon, GA). The village of Penfield, Georgia is named in his honor.
Estimate $800-1,200

Sold for $1,500.00

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