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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 290

    AN AMERICAN SILVER PART FLATWARE SERVICE IN THE 'FRANCIS I' PATTERN,

    MARKS FOR REED & BARTON, MODERN,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN AMERICAN SILVER PART FLATWARE SERVICE IN THE 'FRANCIS I' PATTERN,
    MARKS FOR REED & BARTON, MODERN,
    comprising twenty dinner forks; nineteen dinner knives (one in a different pattern) with steel blades; thirty fish forks; twelve cocktail forks; eighteen tablespoons; eighteen broth spoons; eighteen cream spoons; thirty-six teaspoons; eighteen coffee spoons; eighteen butter knives; a three-piece carving set with steel blades; three serving spoons; three pierced serving spoons; two serving forks; a cake server; a cheese server; and two sugar shells in two sizes; all marked 'Sterling'; together with a group of silver wares comprising a cheese server, a fish carving knife, and a cold meat fork, a pair of servers; two small sauce ladles; five Chinese jade-mounted coffee spoons; all marked 'Sterling'; the silver-plated wares comprising a pair of sauce ladles; a pair of salad servers; a pair of fish servers; and a part flatware service see condition report for summary of the service
    The dinner forks 8in. (20.4cm.) long, 290oz. approximate weighable silver (301)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct piece count for this lot is 324.
    There are:
    20 dinner knives not 19
    an additional small knife and 3 ladles of varying size


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR