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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    A FINE VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE

    MARK OF ROBERT ROSKELL, ALLAN ROSKELL, AND JOHN MORTIMER HUNT, LONDON, 1886

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    A FINE VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE
    MARK OF ROBERT ROSKELL, ALLAN ROSKELL, AND JOHN MORTIMER HUNT, LONDON, 1886
    Pierced Vine pattern, each engraved with a crest, comprising:
    Eighteen dessert forks
    Eighteen dessert knives, with silver-gilt blades
    Twenty dessert spoons
    Eighteen coffee spoons, Francis Higgins, twelve 1877
    Eighteen ice-cream spades, Francis Higgins
    A pair of berry spoons, Francis Higgins, 1885
    A pair of sugar tongs, Francis Higgins, 1878
    A pair of ice-cream serving spades, Francis Higgins
    A sugar sifter, 1885
    A cream ladle, Francis Higgins
    A pair of grape shears, Francis Higgins, 1885
    Together with a gilt-metal teaspoon
    In the original case with the label Hunt & Roskell late Storr & Mortimer
    174 oz. 10 dwt. (5435 gr.) weighable silver (101)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS