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Tiffany & Co. Assembled Olympian Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Service

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany & Co. Assembled Olympian Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Service, New York, 1878-1947, some pieces bearing various monograms or armorials, thirteen dinner knives, twelve each: pie forks, fish forks (nine of one style and three in a similar style), and bouillon soupspoons; eleven each: dessert knives, dessert forks, dessert spoons, and orange knives; ten flat spreaders, six each orange spoons and serving spoons; two oyster forks, a dinner fork, demitasse spoon, teaspoon, five o'clock teaspoon, fruit fork, salt spoon, fish serving fork and spoon, ice cream slicer, master spreader, sugar tongs with shell tips, cold meat serving fork, gravy ladle with fluted bowl, large soup or oyster ladle with scalloped bowl, sardine serving fork, and a small four-tined fork, and two similar salts decorated with putti; approx. 190.6 total troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Nine dinner knives with non-Tiffany blades and unmarked handles. Four dinner knives with old Tiffany blades and marked handles. Dessert knives with old Tiffany blades and marked handles. Dinner and dessert knives with probable monogram removal. Orange knives with replaced Tiffany blades. Individual spreaders and master spreader with dings to blades. Salts with loss to gold-wash and specks of black silver rot to bowl interiors. Demitasse spoon with Tiffany mark to back of bowl (may not be right). Sardine fork with deep, crudely-engraved heart and bow motif to bowl just beneath tines. Ice cream slicer with almost total loss to gold wash.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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