Lot 480: Presentation Cup, Jones, Ball & Co.
December 3, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: American Coin Silver Presentation Cup, Jones, Ball & Co., Boston, wc. 1853-1855, marked incuse "JONES BALL & CO" over "BOSTON" over "PURE SILVER COIN" in arc, seamed construction with center point, applied molded borders, hollow cast angular handle, acanthus scroll cartouche engraved "B of GT to Samuel Hale Parker", h. 4 1/8 in., wt. 6.45 troy ozs. Note: Samuel Hale Parker (1781-1864) was a publisher and bookseller who also operated the Boston Circulating Library