North Carolina dessert spoon, marked “Selph & Pyle,” a partnership formed
by John Selph and Benjamin Pyle who worked together from August 29, 1837 to
Selph’s death in August 1838. Monogram
is “JM.” Condition is good except for
dents in the bowl. Length is 6¼
inches. The form is like a coffin end
spoon of the 1800 period.