• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 514

    TWELVE PAIRS OF VICTORIAN SILVER THREAD AND SHELL PATTERN FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKS

    MARK OF FRANCIS HIGGINS, LONDON, 1853

    Price Realised  

    TWELVE PAIRS OF VICTORIAN SILVER THREAD AND SHELL PATTERN FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKS
    MARK OF FRANCIS HIGGINS, LONDON, 1853
    In fitted satinwood box with vacant brass escutcheon and bearing original trade label of Hunt and Roskell; also a plain shaped circular silver salver with moulded rim on four pad feet, mark of F.B. (G) Ltd., Sheffield, 1943
    The salver, 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) diameter; 46.5 oz. (1,442 gr.)


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