An extensive 19th century French silver table service of flatware and cutlery, contained in a canteen, with post 1879 1st standard mark, possibly by Isidore Gratiano,
Lot 59
An extensive 19th century French silver table service of flatware and cutlery, contained in a canteen, with post 1879 1st standard mark, possibly by Isidore Gratiano,
Sold for £8,500 (US$ 13,759) inc. premium

Lot Details
An extensive 19th century French silver table service of flatware and cutlery, contained in a canteen,
with post 1879 1st standard mark, possibly by Isidore Gratiano,
Old English shape, with leaf and laurel border, with engraved stylised initial / crest, comprising: thirty-six table forks, eighteen table spoons, thirty-six dessert forks, thirty-six dessert spoons, eighteen pairs of fish knives and forks, eleven teaspoons, five smaller spoons, with gilt bowls, eighteen fruit spoons, with gilt bowls, thirty-six mother of pearl handled dessert / fruit knives, with steel blades, impressed G. FALKENBERG PARIS, thirty-three table knives, with steel blades, two damaged handles, together with the following serving pieces, two pairs of scissors, two pairs of salad serving spoons and forks, two basting spoons, two sauce ladles, two serving slices, two other fish slices, two servers with pierced blades, two serving forks/slices and two serving slices, with ornate pierced scroll blades, contained in a canteen box with fold down front and a hinged top, interior with six fitted draws, the fronts with brass campaign handles, weight excluding knives with steel blades 427oz.

Saleroom notices

  • Ten not eleven teaspoons and six not five smaller spoons.
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