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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 346

    TWO WOOD CANTEENS CONTAINING AN EXTENSIVE DANISH SILVER 'CACTUS' (KAKTUS) FLATWARE-SERVICE

    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, ALSO STRUCK IMPORTE DE DANEMARK AND 925

    Price Realised  

    TWO WOOD CANTEENS CONTAINING AN EXTENSIVE DANISH SILVER 'CACTUS' (KAKTUS) FLATWARE-SERVICE
    MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, ALSO STRUCK IMPORTE DE DANEMARK AND 925
    The cases each with three drawers fitted with 'Cactus' silver flatware comprising: Twelve table-spoons, twelve bouillon spoons, twelve table-forks and six smaller table-forks, twelve dessert-spoons, twelve smaller dessert-spoons, eighteen dessert-forks, twelve table-knives, six smaller table-knives, eighteen dessert-knives, twelve fish-forks, twelve-knives, twelve fruit-knives, twelve fruit-forks, twelve lemonade spoons, twelve butter-knives and two small ones, twelve coffee-spoons, six larger coffee-spoons, six teaspoons, six caviar spoons, three sauce-ladles, two vegetable spoons, a nut-peeler, a cake-slice, a large salad-spoon and fork, a smaller salad-spoon and fork, five pickle implements, a metal carving-fork and knife, nut-cracker and paper-knife, each with silver handle, marked on bodies
    11900 gr. (243)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the quantity should read: eleven bouillon spoons; eleven smaller dessert spoons; and eleven butter knives; and not as stated in the printed catalogue. Please note the total quantity is 241 pieces and two canteens.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE HAROLD A. HARTOG SOLD TO BENEFIT THE HAROLD A. AND INGEBORG L. HARTOG FOUNDATION