A William Spratling sterling silver table service for twelve, Taxco, 1965 - 1967, Comprising: 12 sterling silver service plates, 12 sterling silver salad plates, 12 sterling silver bread and butter plates, and 12 sterling silver beakers: Provenance: Acquired from the maker by John Huston circa 1965; Gifted to Celeste Huston, wife of John Huston as a wedding gift, circa 1972; Acquired by Gump's, San Francisco, circa 1990; Purchased from Gump's, San Francisco by the current owner circa 2004;
Lot 1240
A William Spratling sterling silver table service for twelve Taxco, 1962-64
Sold for US$ 16,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
A William Spratling sterling silver table service for twelve, Taxco, 1965 - 1967, Comprising: 12 sterling silver service plates, 12 sterling silver salad plates, 12 sterling silver bread and butter plates, and 12 sterling silver beakers: Provenance: Acquired from the maker by John Huston circa 1965; Gifted to Celeste Huston, wife of John Huston as a wedding gift, circa 1972; Acquired by Gump's, San Francisco, circa 1990; Purchased from Gump's, San Francisco by the current owner circa 2004;
Lot Details
A William Spratling sterling silver table service for twelve
Taxco, 1962-64
comprising 12 service plates, 12 salad plates, 12 bread and butter plates, and 12 beakers, impressed WS script circle and eagle 30 marks
diameter of service plates 11in (27.8cm); weight approximately 476 oz
(48).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from the maker by legendary director John Huston circa 1965
    Gifted to Celeste Huston, wife of John Huston as a wedding gift, circa 1972
    Acquired by Gump's, San Francisco, circa 1990
    Purchased from Gump's, San Francisco by the current owner circa 2004
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