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Forty-eight Pieces of Reed & Barton "Francis I" Sterling Silver Flatware

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Forty-eight Pieces of Reed & Barton "Francis I" Sterling Silver Flatware, Massachusetts, 20th century, most monogrammed, ten solid spreaders, nine hollow knives, eight teaspoons, eight hollow spreaders, three hollow fish knives, two each: fruit spoons, oyster forks, and ice cream forks, a fish fork, salad fork, pierced tablespoon, and dinner fork, approx. 34.4 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $700-900

Set with mild usage wear, abrasions, nicks to bowls and tines, some tines bent slightly, some blades with glue residue at joints. No evidence of monogram removal.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Cooking weights and measures, Fork, Imperial units, Reed & Barton, Silver, Spoons, Sterling silver, Tablespoon, Teaspoon, Units of volume

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