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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    AN AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE WITH PART DINNER SERVICE

    MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE WITH PART DINNER SERVICE
    MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 20TH CENTURY
    Hammered Norman pattern, handles pierced with initial L, comprising:
    Eighteen dinner forks
    Eighteen lunch forks
    Eighteen pastry forks
    Seventeen fruit forks
    Eighteen terrapin forks
    Eighteen seafood forks
    Eighteen teaspoons
    Eighteen coffee spoons
    Eighteen citrus spoons
    Twelve small soup spoons
    Eighteen dinner knives, with silver-plated blades, engraved L
    Eighteen lunch knives, with silver-plated blades, engraved L
    Eighteen lunch knives, with stainless steel blades, engraved L
    Eighteen butter knives, with silver blades
    Four fruit knives, with steel blades
    Six vegetable spoons
    Two soup spoons
    A sauce ladle
    Two pastry servers, in sizes

    together with a meat dish, cake plate, bowl, gravy boat and associated stand, applied strapwork and rivets, engraved L&L
    The flatware 183 oz. (5,700 gr.) gross weight, the meat dish 20½ in. (52.1 cm.) long; the holloware 112 oz. 10 dwt. (3,507 gr.) (265)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PARK AVENUE ESTATE