Lot 274
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AN AMERICAN SILVER ENGLISH KING PATTERN FLATWARE SERVICE, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1885-95 |

Estimate
25,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
30,000 USD
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Description

  • Weight:  360 ounces
engraved with contemporary monogram EBC, some pieces parcel-gilt (pg), comprising:12 table knives12 table forks24 entrée knives24 entrée forks12 fish knives12 fish forks12 dessert knives (pg)12 dessert forks (pg)11 butter knives12 oyster forks12 teaspoons12 table spoons12 soup spoons12 coffee spoons (pg)12 ice cream spoons (pg)12 sorbet spoons (pg)2 fish servers2 salad servers (pg)2 serving spoons4 small serving spoons1 asparagus tongs1 gravy ladle1 soup ladle1 sauce ladle (pg)1 mustard ladle (pg)1 horseradish ladle (pg)4 salt spoons (pg)1 pie server (pg)1 ice cream slice (pg)1 berry spoon (pg)1 jelly spoon (pg)1 preserve spoon (pg)2 master butter knives2 butter picks1 olive fork (pg)1 olive spoon (pg)1 sugar spoon (pg)1 sugar sifter (pg)1 sugar tongs249 pieces, in original fitted Tiffany case, the cover plaque engraved Edward B. Covey, Far Rockaway, New York

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, June 17, 1997, lot 60A The plaque may refer to Edward Burt Covey (1872-1952), who was born in Otsego, New York and married Mina Bishop of Boston; he died in Los Angeles.

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