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Lot 74121
A Fifty-Four Piece British and Swedish Partial Gilt Silver Flatware Service for Eighteen in Original Fitted Case, late 19th-early 20th century
Marks to knives: (lion passant), (leopard), C, FH
Marks to forks and spoons: (three crowns), CP, (clover)
8-1/4 inches (21.0 cm) (longest, knives)
79.66 troy ounces (weighable)

The service comprising:
18 dinner knives;
18 dinner forks;
18 place spoons.
54 total

Note: Knives with marks for Francis Higgins III London, 1918. Lot includes fitted mahogany canteen with retailer's plaques JOHN WELLS, SILVERSMITH &C. 441 OXFORD ST. LONDON. W.; AND AT 384 FIFTH AVE. NEW YORK, U.S.A. AND 6 TRAVERS BLOCK. NEWPORT R.I.

Condition

Light spotting to some, some dividers missing to canteen, canteen exterior with scratching and few chips and age crack to lid, canteen is without key and locked in open position, generally good with light wear commensurate with age and use.

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74121: A Fifty-Four Piece British and Swedish Partial G

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Oct 15, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Karen Rigdon
Director Decorative Art & Design, Silver & Vertu
3500 Maple Avenue
17th Floor
Dallas, TX 75219
United States
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