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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 128

    A VICTORIAN AND LATER SILVER-GILT FLATWARE SERVICE

    MARKS OF GEORGE ADAMS, FRANCIS HIGGINS AND C.J. VANDER, LONDON, 1863/64/65/98; 1913/29/48

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN AND LATER SILVER-GILT FLATWARE SERVICE
    MARKS OF GEORGE ADAMS, FRANCIS HIGGINS AND C.J. VANDER, LONDON, 1863/64/65/98; 1913/29/48
    Elizabethan pattern; comprising:
    Top Drawer:
    Eighteen table forks
    Eighteen table knives with stainless steel blades
    Eighteen dessert knives with stainless steel blades
    Second Drawer:
    Eighteen fish forks
    Eighteen fish knives with silver-gilt blades
    Eighteen coffee spoons
    Eighteen ice cream spoons
    Pair of ice cream spades
    Third Drawer:
    Eighteen dessert forks
    Eighteen soup spoons
    Eighteen teaspoons
    Eighteen dessert spoons
    Fourth Drawer:
    Eighteen dessert forks
    Eighteen cheese knives with silver-gilt blades
    Pair of grape scissors
    Two sugar sifters
    One sauce ladle
    Four pairs of nutcrackers
    Dessert serving knife and fork
    Fifth Drawer:
    Eighteen tablespoons
    Four sauce ladles
    Two sugar sifters
    Eight salt spoons
    Eighteen silver-gilt dessert spoons
    Together with eight silver-plated asparagus holders
    In fitted George III style mahogany five drawer chest
    454 oz. weighable silver (304)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 1995, lot 286


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COLLECTION