• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    A MATCHED SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III/VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MOTHER-OF-PEARL HANDLED KNIVES AND FORKS

    KNIVES MARK OF MOSES BRENT, LONDON, 1810, FORKS MARK OF HARRISON BROTHERS AND HOWSON, SHEFFILED, 1872

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MATCHED SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III/VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MOTHER-OF-PEARL HANDLED KNIVES AND FORKS
    KNIVES MARK OF MOSES BRENT, LONDON, 1810, FORKS MARK OF HARRISON BROTHERS AND HOWSON, SHEFFILED, 1872
    The spirally-fluted handles etched with a fleur-de-lys crest; also a set of 12 silver-gilt Old English pattern dessert spoons by George Adams, London, 1847, engraved with same crest, handles bright-engraved with foliage, all contained in a fitted box
    weighable silver 12.75 oz. (395 gr.)


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