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    Sale 2141

    Christie's Interiors

    3 - 4 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 264

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER ASPARAGUS TONGS AND SIX AMERICAN SILVER SERVING PIECES,

    THE TONGS MARKED LONDON, 1802, MAKER'S MARK 'R.T',

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER ASPARAGUS TONGS AND SIX AMERICAN SILVER SERVING PIECES,
    THE TONGS MARKED LONDON, 1802, MAKER'S MARK 'R.T',
    the asparagus tongs partially marked on interior; the American serving pieces comprising a pair of sandwich servers, mark for Gorham; a soup ladle, mark for Gorham; a two-piece carving set, with stainless steel blades; a cake knife, with stainless steel blade; and a pair of ice tongs in the Jensen style; all the American piece marked 'Sterling'
    The asparagus tongs, the largest, 11in. (28cm.) long, 20oz. weighable silver (7)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 264-310)