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    A Fifty-Piece Whiting Manufacturing Company Louis XV Pattern Partial Silver Flatware Service, Retailed by Wright, Kay & Co., Providence, Rhode Island, designed 1891
    Marks to serving fork: (W-griffin), STERLING, PAT. 1891, WRIGHT, KAY & CO.
    8-7/8 inches (22.5 cm) (longest, serving fork)
    62.16 troy ounces


    The service, each piece monogrammed C to terminal, comprising:
    1 large cold meat serving fork;
    9 6-7/8 inch forks;
    11 7-1/2 inch forks;
    9 oval soup spoons;
    3 serving tablespoons;
    8 small gold wash ice cream spoons;
    6 gold wash bouillon spoons;
    2 teaspoons.
    49 Total

    The lot also includes 1 pair of Gorham Strasbourg pattern small sugar tongs.



    Condition Report*: Slightly bent tines to five 6-7/8 forks and seven 7-1/2 inch forks, with slightly bent tips to two tablespoons, slightly bent neck to one tablespoon, and scattered fine surface scratches and dings across lot, with all wear commensurate to age and indicative of use.
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    December, 2019
    12th Thursday
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