27 June 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A THIRTY-SIX PIECE ITALIAN SILVER SUPPER-SERVICE
SOME PIECES STAMPED 'A. TAZZETTI & CO.', TURIN, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
Each piece shaped circular and with a moulded rim, engraved or applied with the Savoia arms, comprising: twelve dinner plates; twelve side plates and twelve bowls, each marked underneath
the dinner plates 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diam.
230 oz. (7,162 gr.) (36)
Filiberto Lodovico, 4th Duke of Genoa, (1895-1990) and his wife Lydia von Recklinghausen (1904-1977), then by descent.
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The coat-of-arms engraved on this service relates to a Savoia motto Je atans mon astre (I await my destiny) and dates from Amedeo VI, Count of Savoy, (1334-1383).
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