View 1 of Lot 362. "Diamond" Flatware Service.
View 1 of Lot 362. "Diamond" Flatware Service.
362

Gio Ponti

"Diamond" Flatware Service

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti

"Diamond" Flatware Service

"Diamond" Flatware Service

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

18,900

USD

Gio Ponti

"Diamond" Flatware Service


designed 1958

comprises 132 pieces, including 14 dinner knives, 14 dinner forks, 14 salad forks, 14 table spoons, 14 tea spoons, 14 cocktail forks, 9 soup spoons, 5 fish knives, 14 butter knives, 14 cocktail forks, 2 soup ladles, 1 dessert spoon, 1 sugar spoon, 1 candle snuffer and 1 dinner bell

together with a later wood case

produced by Reed & Barton, Taunton, Massachusetts

sterling silver

the knives marked REED & BARTON/MIRRORSTELE/STERLING HANDLE; the forks and spoons impressed Reed & Barton/STERLING

candle snuffer: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions, June 13, 2004, lot 70 (for 95 pieces from the present service)
Wright, Chicago, March 28, 2004, lot 305 (for 37 pieces from the present service)
Acquired from the above by the present owner