Monday, July 16, 2012

John Vogler; silversmith, gunsmith. Salem, North Carolina ca. 1810

A silver table spoon by John Vogler.
Note the impressed eagle on the bottom of the bowl. This is the best of Vogler's spoons.

This long rifle is the production of the Salem gunsmith's shop under John Vogler and therefore is termed a "Vogler" gun.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Cooleemee Plantation Parlor Table ca. 1850

This table stood in the foyer of the Cooleemee Plantation, Davie County, North Carolina. (authentication is guaranteed by written