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Assembled Georgian and Victorian Shell and Thread Pattern Partial Flatware Service for Twelve

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
640
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Assembled Georgian and Victorian Shell and Thread Pattern Partial Flatware Service for Twelve, most engraved with an armorial device, comprising twelve each: dinner knives, luncheon knives, dinner forks, six London, 1822-23, William Eley and William Fearn, makers, four London, 1823-24, William Chawner, maker, and two others; luncheon forks, five London, 1821-22, William Eley and William Fearn, makers, and seven London, 1815-16, marks rubbed; dessert forks, eight London, 1937, I.F. & Son, and four London, 1839-1840, Mary Chawner, maker; teaspoons, ten London, mostly 1822-23, William Eley and William Fearn, makers, and two others; and tablespoons, all London, 1815-1823, William Eley and William Fearn or William Chawner, makers; with ten coffee spoons, four London, 1828-29, William Eley, maker, and six unmarked; and a fish slice, London, 1812-13, William Eley, William Fearn and William Chawner, maker; and a sauce ladle, London, 1828-29, William Eley, approx. 170 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

age typical overall light surface wear, including some rubbing to engraving, light pinpoints, and some wear to knife blades.
dinner knife lg. 10"
dinner fork lg. 8 1/8"
teapoon lg. 7"
tablespoon lg. 8 7/8"
coffee spoon lg. 5 3/4"

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William Eley, London, William Fearn, William Chawner, Georgian and Victorian Shell and Thread Pattern Partial Flatware Service for Twelve, armorial device, I.F., Son, Kitchenware, Silver

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