3 - 4 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 625
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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This lot is offered without reserve.
PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN COLLECTOR