Tiffany & Co. “Chrysanthemum” Sterling Silver Flatware Service

Lot 156

    

Tiffany & Co. “Chrysanthemum” Sterling Silver Flatware Service

Two-hundred sixty-five pieces including: Top compartment: (12) dinner knives, (12) luncheon knives, (12) dinner forks, (12) salad forks, (12) teaspoons, (12) demitasse spoons having gold washed bowls, (9) butter knives; First drawer: (12) cheese knives, (12) desert spoons, (12) grapefruit spoons, (12) solid fish forks; Second Drawer: (12) ice spoons, (12) fruit forks, (12) fruit knives, (12) three-tine forks having gold washed ends, (11) three-tine salad forks, (1) solid fish fork; Third Drawer: (12) table spoons, (12) fish forks, (12) fish knives, (12) cocktail forks having gold washed ends, (4) small sandwich tongs; Fourth Drawer: (3) gold washed nut crackers, fish serving fork, fish serving knife, large service spoon, sandwich tongs, (2) unique service knifes, (2) service spoons; Fifth Drawer: Steel, ladle, asparagus tongs, salt spoon having gold washed bowl, mote spoon having gold washed bowl, small ladle having gold washed bowl, cream ladle having gold washed bowl, (2) pickle forks having gold washed ends, ice cream fork having gold washed end, (2) caviar forks having gold washed ends, olive fork; pattern introduced in 1880; marked "Tiffany & Co., Sterling Silver"; housed in a fitted walnut chest with locking drawers
dimensions:  Height 25 inches, Width 23 inches, Depth 15 1/2 inches (chest)
weight:  358.48 troy ounces (ozt)
condition*:  Very Good, no monograms noted; light surface wear and scratching from occasional use; a fish fork having bent tines; a cocktail fork having worn gold wash; a demitasse spoon having worn gold wash; five luncheon knives having Joseph Rogers & Sons blades
estimate:  $20,000-30,000
hammer price:  $26,000

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* Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to the bidder, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Leonard Auction, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.