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AN ASSEMBLED FRENCH SILVER AND SILVER-GILT JOSEPHINE PATTERN FLATWARE SERVICE, AUCOC AND OTHERS, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000
Price realised:  US$21,420
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AN ASSEMBLED FRENCH SILVER AND SILVER-GILT JOSEPHINE PATTERN FLATWARE SERVICEAUCOC AND OTHERS, PARISLATE 19TH CENTURY most Aucoc, Pierre Queille, and maker's mark SL, mostly engraved with a coat of arms, comprising:38 table forks27 tablespoons33 table knives (24 with stainless blades, 9 with steel)12 dessert spoons32 dessert/lunch forks 1 teaspoon12 oyster forks24 fish forks24 fish knives12 fish knives with loaded handles12 fish forks with loaded handles24 butter spreaders6 egg spoons1 joint holder2 small sugar sifters1 crumb scoop1 soup ladle2 fish servers2 sauce ladles1 butter knife1 cheese knife1 asparagus server269 pieces A silver-gilt dessert service, en suite with preceding, comprising:26 dessert spoons18 dessert forks19 dessert knives with gilt blades23 teaspoons15 cheese knives2 serving spoons2 sugar sifters2 pairs of tongs (sugar, ice)1 cheese knife1 butter knife1 cake server1 ice cream server2 shell bowl servers113 pieces Together with 1 English silver-plated parcel-gilt berry spoon and 1 Mexican silver mustard ladle, 384 pieces total526 oz weighable16359 gCondition ReportSome dinner knives with stainless steel blades separating from handles. The dessert service with some pieces with wear to gilding. Otherwise set in good condition, with only light surface wear from use.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: True Connoisseurship: The Collection of Ezra & Cecile Zilkha
Date of the auction: 20 Nov 2020
Address: Sotheby's
New York