An extensive set of American sterling silver table and serving articles
by Reed & Barton, Taunton, MA, mid- to late 20th century
Francis I pattern, en suite with the following five lots, comprising: 1 sauce boat on stand, 1931, both engraved "MJR"; a set of 4 serving bowls, 1946/57, a pair of small presentation dishes, 1951/55, dated respectively 1926 & 1955; a set of 4 parcel gilt oval master salts engraved with stylized monogram "ACM," 1928/34/36; a pair of cigarette urns, circa 1955; an assembled set of 8 bread and butter dishes (including seven engraved with stylized "ACM" monogram) 1941; 14 individual nut dishes, 1948/49; 4 matching pepper casters; 1 brandy warmer and stand; 8 demitasse cups with thirteen Lenox porcelain liners matching saucers, all engraved with stylized "ACM"; 8 two-handled bouillon bowls (including six engraved with stylized "ACM,") 1941 and matching stands, and with 14 Lenox porcelain liners total weighable silver 278oz troy
together with a pair of silver mounted engraved glass dishes and a silver-plated and pressed glass small basket.
length of sauce boat stand 9 3/4in (24.8cm); length of nut dish 3 1/4in (8.3cm)(103)