9 - 10 February 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
AN ENGLISH SILVER ASSEMBLED FLATWARE SERVICE,
LATE 18TH- EARLY 20TH CENTURY, VARIOUS MAKERS,
in similar shell patterns, comprising twenty-nine large forks; twenty-four large knives; thirty smaller forks; twenty-four smaller knives; twenty large tablespoons; twenty-four smaller tablespoons; twenty-four teaspoons; a soup ladle; a pair of salad servers in a fitted case; three stuffing spoons; two sauce ladles; and a pair of salad servers; each fully marked, engraved with a heraldic crest on handle, the knives with stainless steel blades; together with a similar silver-plated two-piece carving set; four large tablespoons, nine teaspoons and a pair of salt spoons, each marked Edinburgh 1859-1872; four tablespoons with chased handle, London, 1782; a serving spoon, later chased, London 1815; two tablespoons, later chased, London, 1813; a pair of olive spoons, Dublin, 1832; a tablespoon, Mark of Hester Bateman, London, 1779; a straining spoon, London, 1822; a silver-plated stuffing spoon; a silver-plated condiment spoon; and a silver-plated spoon with square-shaped bowl
The large knives 11in. (28cm.) long, 328.5oz. weighable silver (214)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that there are only twelve large tablespoons in the shell pattern. The piece count is 214. Only some knives have stainless steel blades.