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A SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
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A SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE

MARK OF ALLAN ADLER, LOS ANGELES, 20TH CENTURY

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A SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
MARK OF ALLAN ADLER, LOS ANGELES, 20TH CENTURY
Sunset pattern, comprising:
Eight soup spoons
Sixteen teaspoons
Eight dinner forks
Twelve lunch forks
Eight seafood forks
Eight dinner knives, two slightly larger, with stainless steel blades
Seven butter knives, with silver blades
Two sauce ladles, in sizes
A serving fork
A lifter
together with two large serving forks and spoons and a teaspoon, Allan Adler round end pattern,
in an associated canteen
104 oz. 10 dwt. (3,259 gr.) weighable silver (76)

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Lot Essay

Allan Adler (1916-2002), one of the West Coast's most prominent silversmiths, was the son-in-law of silversmith Porter Blanchard.

Adler had retail establishments in Hollywood, Corona del Mar, La Jolla, and San Francisco and also sold his silver through Neiman-Marcus, Marshall Field, J.E. Caldwell, Gump's, B. Altman, and Wanamaker's. Adler's work has been exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and he was a recipient of the Good Design Award from the Museum of Modern Art.

Another Allan Adler Sunset pattern service sold in these Rooms, 21 January 2010, lot 9.

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