• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2292

    Christie's Interiors

    2 - 3 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    AN EXTENSIVE AMERICAN SILVER ASSEMBLED FLATWARE SERVICE,

    SOME WITH MARKS FOR GORHAM, LATE 19TH-20TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN EXTENSIVE AMERICAN SILVER ASSEMBLED FLATWARE SERVICE,
    SOME WITH MARKS FOR GORHAM, LATE 19TH-20TH CENTURY,
    many pieces in Gorham's Old Baronial pattern, comprising twenty-three dinner forks, twenty dinner knives with stainless steel blades, twelve fish knives, seven salad forks, eleven large tablespoons, fifteen smaller tablespoons, seven broth spoons, eight cream spoons, seveteen butter spreaders, six cocktail forks, twenty teaspoons, eleven coffee spoons, fourteen pastry forks, six fruit spoons, a carving knife with stainless steel blades, a sauce ladle, a tomato server, an asparagus server, a sardine server, a cheese scoop, a cake server, a berry spoon, a bonbon shell, a cheese scoop, a fruit knife, three pairs of sugar tongs, a sugar spoon, two lemon picks, each marked 'Sterling' and monogrammed on both sides of the handle; together with, an iced tea spoon, a leaf-shaped spoon, a shell-shaped souvenir spoon, an olive fork, all marked 'Sterling'; silver-plated wares comprising a set of four fish forks and knives, two fish pairs of servers, a serving fork and a spoon, a shell-form straining ladle, seven lobster picks, a cocktail fork, a butter spreader, a souvenir pickle fork, two dinner forks, a pair of sugar tongs; metal wares comprising a mother-of-pearl-mounted brass serving spoon, a fruit spoon, a souvenir spoon, four Chinese teaspoons (one with detached finial), five pairs of fish-form tongs
    The large tablespoons 8½in. (21.5cm.), 2850z. weighable silver (258)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note there are 304 pieces in this lot not 258.
    There are:
    Silver:
    22 dinner fork not 23
    12 salad forks not 7
    8 large tablespoons not 11
    12 smaller tablespoons not 15
    6 broth spoons not 7
    7 cream spoons not 8
    14 cocktail forks not 6
    18 teaspoons not 20
    3 fruit spoons not 6
    4 pc carving set including a carving knife not just a carving knife
    Additional pieces:
    10 coffee spoons
    11 fruit spoons in a leaf pattern