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AN ASSEMBLED AMERICAN SILVER LAP OVER EDGE FLATWARE SERVICE, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

AN ASSEMBLED AMERICAN SILVER LAP OVER EDGE FLATWARE SERVICE, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, LATE 19TH CENTURY

AN ASSEMBLED AMERICAN SILVER LAP OVER EDGE FLATWARE SERVICE, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

15,000

USD

AN ASSEMBLED AMERICAN SILVER LAP OVER EDGE FLATWARE SERVICE, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, LATE 19TH CENTURY


in Japanese style, etched and applied with various animals, insects, fruits, flowers, and plants, also engraved and etched with various monograms, comprising:

24 dinner knives

18 dinner forks

3 lunch forks

20 dessert knives

12 dessert forks

5 butter spreaders

3 oyster forks

6 teaspoons

12 coffee spoons

12 ice cream spoons

2 carvers

1 serving spoon

1 gravy ladle

3 nut picks

1 master butter knife

2 sugar sifters

1 sugar tongs

126 pieces. Together with 1 olive fork by Whiting, 127 pieces.

103 oz weighable

3203 g

The set in overall good condition with light wear: some bent tines, surface scratches, a few pieces with decoration softened, a few of the hollow handles with bruises or minor dings, original blades thinning at edges. 12 dinner knives with Tiffany & Co. blades, and the other 12 with Joseph Rodgers & Sons blades.


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.