22 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,375
Estimate USD 600 - USD 800
A SET OF EIGHTEEN AMERICAN SILVER CHOCOLATE SPOONS
MARK OF DAVIS & GALT, RETAILED BY BAILEY, BANKS & BIDDLE, CIRCA 1900
Handle cast with flowers, foliage and paisleys, with gilt bowl, twelve engraved on reverse of handle with script du P., marked on reverse; together with a set of twelve fruit forks, handle decorated with scrolling foliage and flowers and engraved with monogram MLP, with gilt tines, marked on reverse; with a pair of silver ice tongs, marked on arm and a small pair of plated tongs
The spoons 5 in. (12.7 cm.) long; 17 oz. (528 gr.) (32)
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The monogram du P is that of du Pont of Delaware.
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.