• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2190

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    A GROUP OF SILVER SERVING PIECES,**

    VARIOUS MAKERS AND DATES,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF SILVER SERVING PIECES,**
    VARIOUS MAKERS AND DATES,
    the English wares comprising an ivory-handled butter knife, London, 1787, two ivory-handled mechanical cheese scoops, Birmingham, 19th century, an ivory-handled cheese scoop, Birmingham, 1810, ten pairs of sugar tongs, fourteen mustard spoons, five teaspoons, a mote spoon, and a marrow spoon; the other wares comprising an ivory-handled fish slice, Dublin, 1784, a marrow spoon, marked Dublin, a pair of sugar tongs, a pair of tongs, a fork, and five lobster picks, all marked variously; together with two English letter openers, fully marked, an ivory-handled silver folding Continental fruit fork, Dutch import mark, a large dog-nose spoon, a pistol-handled carving set with steel tines and blade, a pair of tongs with silvered metal arms, and a meat skewer, all indistinctly marked; a Continental silver ivory-handled three-tined mechanical condiment fork, two toddy ladles with baleen handles, a straining spoon with a wood handle, a serving spoon with a wood handle, and a teaspoon, all apparently unmarked
    The fish slice 12½in. (32cm.) long, 62.5oz. approximate gross weight (59)


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    Please note the small straight-handled spoon at the bottom of this picture is not included in this lot.