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Forty-five Pieces of American Silver Flatware

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
74
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Forty-five Pieces of American Silver Flatware, 19th century, various makers, retailers, and monograms, twenty-eight pieces by Crosby & Morse including: thirteen place spoons, five dinner forks, five teaspoons, a sugar spoon, solid tea knife, mustard ladle, master spreader, and hollow cheese knife; sixteen pieces by N. Harding & Co. including: four luncheon forks and twelve solid tea knives; and a John Wendt "Florentine" pattern tea knife; together with six George III tablespoons, 1777-76, Hester Bateman, maker, approx. 77.6 troy oz. total weighable silver, in a fitted case.
Estimate $600-800


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.

Keywords

George III, Cooking weights and measures, Fork, Imperial units, Knife, Spoons, Sugar spoon, Tablespoon, Tea, Teaspoon, Teaware, Units of volume

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