Lot 741: A GROUP OF GEORGE III SILVER-GILT FLATWARE, CIRCA 1760-65 / 1806 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
8 hourglass ice cream spades by William Eley I & William Fearn, London, 1806
12 "French" Fiddle pattern teaspoons, circa 1760
12 leaf and shell teaspoons with a pair of similar sugar tongs, most maker's mark IH, circa 1765
light wear from use, spoons with gilding rubbed at high spots and some marks rubbed, overall good condition
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