A fine Victorian silver table service by George Adams, London, 1879
Lot 121
An extensive Victorian silver Grecian pattern table service of flatware, by George Adams, London 1879,
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,833) inc. premium
Lot Details
An extensive Victorian silver Grecian pattern table service of flatware,
by George Adams, London 1879,
comprising twenty-four table forks, twelve tablespoons, twenty-three dessert forks, thirty dessert spoons, fifteen teaspoons (and one plated example), seventeen fish knives and eighteen fish forks, a pair fish servers, a butter knife, a mustard spoon, a preserve fork, two basting spoons, a soup ladle, a pair of salad servers, a pair of matched asparagus tongs, by Francis Higgins, 1887, and later dessert and table knives by C. J. Vander Ltd, Sheffield 1942, weight excluding fish knives and forks, table knives and dessert knives 302oz.

Footnotes

  • By decent from Moses Montefiore to the current owner.

    The crest of a rampant lion supporting an oak branch within a buckled strap inscribed with the motto recorded for SEBAG - A family of Spanish Sephardic Jews who married into the important English Jewish family named MONTEFIORE.
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