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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

    AN EXTENSIVE SILVER AND SILVER-GILT FLATWARE SERVICE**

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1943

    Price Realised  

    AN EXTENSIVE SILVER AND SILVER-GILT FLATWARE SERVICE**
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1943
    Winthrop pattern, comprising:
    Eighteen game forks, with stainless steel tines
    Eighteen fish forks
    Eighteen ramekin forks
    Eighteen oyster forks
    Thirty-six entree forks
    Eighteen salad forks with silver-gilt tines
    Eighteen dinner forks
    Eighteen silver-gilt fruit forks
    Eighteen silver-gilt pastry forks
    Eighteen silver-gilt ice cream forks
    Eighteen berry forks with silver-gilt tines
    Eighteen fish knives, with stainless steel blades
    Thirty-six entree knives, with stainless steel blades
    Eighteen game knives, with stainless steel blades
    Eighteen dinner knives, with stainless steel blades
    Eighteen fruit knives, with silver-gilt blades
    Eighteen silver-gilt dessert knives
    Eighteen butter spreaders
    Eighteen tea knives, with stainless steel blades
    Twelve orange knives, with stainless steel blades
    Six salt spoons
    Eighteen fruit spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    Eighteen sorbet spoons
    Eighteen soup spoons
    Eighteen silver-gilt coffee spoons
    Eighteen silver-gilt ice cream spoons
    Eighteen chocolate spoons
    Eighteen bouillon spoons
    Eighteen teaspoons
    Eighteen dessert spoons
    Eighteen iced tea spoons
    Twelve egg spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    Twelve orange spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    Thirty six afternoon teaspoons
    Six large serving spoons
    Six large serving forks
    Two large vegetable spoons
    Two large macaroni serving forks, with stainless steel blades
    Two large crumb scrapers, with stainless steel blades
    Eighteen small asparagus tongs
    Two pairs of large asparagus tongs
    Two large fish knives
    Two large fish forks
    Two gravy ladles
    Two olive forks
    Two olive spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    Two jelly knives
    Eighteen lobster picks
    Two horseradish spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    Two mustard spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    One pair of ice tongs
    Two small sauce ladles
    Two caviar spoons
    A condiment spoon
    Two silver-gilt petit fours servers
    Two pairs of silver-gilt grape scissors
    Two silver-gilt cheese knives
    Two silver-gilt cheese servers
    Six silver-gilt bon bon spoons
    Two silver-gilt sugar sifters
    Two silver-gilt sugar tongs
    Two silver-gilt cream ladles
    Two silver-gilt pastry servers, with stainless steel blades
    Two silver-gilt ice cream servers
    Two salad spoons, with silver-gilt bowls
    Two salad forks, with silver-gilt tines
    One lettuce fork
    Two berry spoons, one with pierced bowl
    Two cold meat forks
    Two large preserve spoons
    One bread fork
    One ice spoon
    One egg server
    One pea server
    One waffle server
    One pie knife, with stainless steel blade
    One punch ladle, with silver-gilt bowl
    One oyster ladle
    One soup ladle
    One potato chip server
    One chafing dish spoon, with part-ivory handle
    One chafing dish fork, with part-ivory handle
    One gravy spoon
    One roast fork, with stainless steel blade
    One pair of game shears, with stainless steel blade
    One pair of game carver and fork, with stainless steel blades
    One pair of meat carver and fork, with stainless steel blades
    One sharpening steel, with stainless steel blade
    Two cucumber servers
    Two jelly spoons
    Three sandwich tongs
    One cheese scoop
    One sugar spoon
    One sardine fork
    One lemon fork
    One pair of sugar tongs
    Two tomato servers
    Six pairs of nutcrackers, with stainless steel grips
    Twelve nut picks,
    in a fitted canteen with brass mounts, on stand, with dated and inscribed plaque
    851 oz. 10 dwt. weighable silver (801)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the pattern is San Lorenzo.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LEONA HELMSLEY