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An assembled silver Early English flatware service, mostly London, 18th century
Queen Anne and Georgian early English pattern silver flatware, London, 1712-circa 1755, comprising:
12 rat-tail tablespoons, 6 with fleur-de-lis crest, 1722/3/4
11 three-prong table forks with holly tree crests, London 1738, one maker’s mark only John Wichelalles
9 rat-tail dessert spoons by John Chartier, Thomas Mann, and others most engraved with interlaced cipher
9 three-prong dessert forks engraved with Scottish crests and mottos, 1755
18 octagonal pistol handle dinner knives with bird crests and steel blades by Dru Drury, some marks not clear
8 octagonal pistol handle dessert knives with silver-plated blades engraved with monograms, apparently unmarked, one of slightly different pattern
67 pieces

George II silver flatware, London and Dublin, 1729/33 and circa, comprising:
18 three-prong table forks with eagle crests, some by William Petley, 14 London 1730/33, 3 Dublin 1729/37, 1 London, 1800
12 pistol handled knives with later stainless steel blades, marks not clear, circa 1740
12 pistol handle dessert knives with boar crests and silver blades, marks not clear, circa 1740
42 pieces

Queen Anne and Georgian silver flatware, comprising:
6 marrow scoops, London, 1726-92
6 rat-tail tablespoons, London 1722/28, one Dublin
25 three-prong table forks, most engraved with arm and pistol crest, 1763 and earlier
6 pistol-handled dinner knives, with bird crests and steel blades, maker’s mark WS, circa 1760
6 pistol handle cheese knives with same crests and silver plated blades, by the same maker.
Together with 2 tablespoons by Elias Pelletreau, Southampton, Long Island, circa 1780 and another with shell-backed bowl by Daniel Rogers, Ipswich, Mass., circa 1760.
51 pieces

161 pieces total


makers include John Chartier, Caleb Hill, John Jacob, Thomas Mann, and others, the tablespoons include two by Elias Pelletreau, Southampton, and one by Daniel Rogers, Ipswich, Mass.
181 oz weighable
5629 g
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Please see Sothebys.com for a detailed listing of the flatware.

Collections & Curiosities: Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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