A FRENCH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE, MAISON AUCOC, PARIS, CIRCA 1900
angular terminals, comprising: 24 table forks, 24 table knives, with steel blades; 12 table spoons, 12 dessert forks, 12 dessert spoons, 12 dessert knives, 12 cheese knives, with steel blades; 12 fish knives, 12 fish forks, 12 coffee spoons, 12 sorbet spoons, two cheese knives, one with steel blade; a pair of salad servers, a pair of fish servers, a soup ladle, and a sauce ladle, in a fitted oak box with four removable trays initalled JNK
8771gr., 281oz. 18dwt.
Good condition. Pieces possibly erased. Clear marks mostly.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."