Two Rare Southern Colonial Coin Silver Spoons John Volger Salem North Carolina
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Two Rare Southern Colonial Coin Silver Spoons John Volger Salem North Carolina:
Two Rare Southern Colonial Coin Silver Spoons for sale
John Vogler (1783-1881) Silversmith of Old Salem N.C.
Circa 1810 - Coin Silver spoon, marked I Vogler for John Vogler, Salem, N.C.
JohnVogler, Gunsmith and Silversmith (1783-1881)
A prominent artisan and an important community figure in Salem, North Carolina, John Vogler was trained as a gunsmith by Christoph Vogler, his uncle. He completed his apprenticeship with Christoph about 1802 and continued to work in his uncle’s shop as a journeyman until 1806. He worked at various trades in addition to gunsmithing– making jewelry, designing precision equipment, repairing clocks and watches, but his silver work was of a particularly high quality. He had begun working in silver by at least 1806.
Length: 6 5/8 “
Length: 5 1/8 “
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