Own a piece of American silver history! Most of the American silversmiths were located on the east coast. This is a rare opportunity to buy early California silver.
When James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848, California became the golden state. In 1859, gold miners were working claims in nearby Nevada and found the famous Comstock Lode. This discovery linked Nevada and California and fueled the growth of the Silver Kings of San Francisco. Rare Yerba Buena by Vanderslice circa 1865 California Silver Flatware set/group - 10 pieces. This lot includes:5 Knives, flat handle all-sterling, 7 3/8 5 Forks, 6 3/4 Includes BONUS brand new storage chest (or felt wraps if preferred, upon request). Very good condition. Matching R monogram. This set will be lightly hand polished and sealed in individual plastic sleeves prior to shipping.
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