A sterling silver flatware set by R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. of Wallingford, Connecticut (established 1871). This ninety-seven piece set features the Sir Christopher pattern, designed by William S. Warren and first issued in 1936. Named for Sir Christopher Wren, architect of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London, in a fitting Baroque Anthemion design of radiating petals and scrollwork.
Included in this service:
The set includes twelve dinner knives; eight with modern blades and four with French blades, twelve dinner forks, twelve salad forks, twenty-two teaspoons, twelve soup spoons, eight cocktail forks, one pickle/olive fork, one sugar spoon, two tablespoons, one cold meat serving fork, one pair of small sugar tongs, and one pie and cake server.
Each piece is stamped with the maker’s mark and fineness to the handle, and presented in a wooden flatware chest. The total approximate weight, excluding hollow handle dinner knives and pie server, is 109.000 ozt.
Dimensions: chest: 16" W x 3" H x 11 1/2" D
Condition: surface scuffs/scratches and tarnish to each piece; surface scratches, nicks, and wear to staining of flatware chest exterior; stains and discoloration to interior lining.