London, South Kensington
17 February 2004
A Victorian Silver-Gilt Dessert Service
Mark of Francis Higgins, London, 1889 and 1890
Rich Figure pattern, engraved with a crest, comprising:
18 dessert forks 18 dessert spoons
18 cheese knives 4 serving spoons
contained in a fitted brass bound box, 90.5oz. weighable silver.
See Illustration (58)
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This pattern was produced by Higgins for Hunt and Roskell.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
There are two slightly differing sizes of forks.
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