30 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,400 - GBP 1,600
A COMPOSITE VICTORIAN/MODERN SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE OF PIERCED VINE PATTERN,
VARIOUS DATES & MAKERS, LONDON, 1848/1962,
Comprising 12 dessert spoons by Garrard & Co. Ltd., 1962, 12 ice cream spoons by Francis Higgins, 1898, 12 pairs of fruit knives & forks by Aldwinkle & Slater, 1888, a pair of ice cream spades by Francis Higgins, 1880, a pair of serving spoons with scalloped bowls, same date & maker, a sauce ladle by C.J.Vander, 1958, a pair of sugar tongs, 1898, a sifter spoon, 1863, (maker's mark obscured by piercing) & a pair of grape scissors by George Adams, 1848, in fitted 3-layer box lined in green velvet & baize, weight excluding fruit knives & forks which have filled handles, 62 oz.
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