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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 234

    AN AMERICAN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1921

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1921
    San Lorenzo pattern, engraved with mongram MSS, comprising:
    Twelve dinner forks
    Twelve lunch forks
    Twelve salad forks
    Twelve table spoons
    Twelve teaspoons
    Twelve smaller teaspoons
    Twelve bouillon spoons
    Twelve dinner knives with silver plated blades
    Twelve butter knives
    An ice cream spoon
    Four serving spoons
    A butter pick
    A bon-bon fork
    A carving fork and knife, with stainless steel blades
    Four salt cellars with gilt bowls
    Four salt spoons
    in a wooden canteen
    151 oz. (4703 gr.) weighable silver (125)


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    Provenance

    This service was given to Mary Somerville Schieffelin by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Colonel Edward Girard Schieffelin, on May 31st, 1921. The occasion was her marriage to Hugh P. Brady, son of former Alaska Governor John G. Brady. Then by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF MRS. CORNELIA SCHIEFFELIN MEILI CARRE