Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
For Art and Antique Auctions, standard shipments are being delayed 2-4 weeks due to increased safety procedures and vendor and carrier slowdowns. As soon as your order ships, you will receive a tracking number.

    Description

    A One Hundred Ninety-Five Piece Mappin & Webb Ltd. Silver Flatware Service in Original Fitted Case, Sheffield, England, 1929-1931
    Marks: (lion passant), (crown), M&W, (various)
    9-3/8 inches (23.8 cm) (dinner table knife)
    218.36 troy ounces

    The service comprising:
    12 dinner table knives;
    12 cheese knives;
    12 butter knives;
    1 master butter knife;
    12 dinner table forks;
    12 salad forks;
    12 dessert forks;
    6 table spoons;
    12 dessert spoons;
    12 ice tea spoons;
    12 soup spoons;
    11 fruit spoons;
    12 ice spoons;
    12 tea spoons;
    12 fish knives;
    12 fish forks;
    1 two-piece fish serving set;
    12 two-piece dessert sets;
    2 two-piece meat carving sets;
    1 two-piece salad set;
    2 sauce ladles;
    1 sugar sifter;
    1 sugar tong;
    1 original fitted case.
    195 Total

    The service engraved with monogram J to handle terminal to each; the original fitted case engraved with monogram J to inset brass plaque to center of hinged lid, and marked MAPPIN & WEBB LTD, REGENT ST LONDON W to interior rim.



    Condition Report*: The service is in overall good condition with fine surface scratches commensurate with polishing and as expected with age and use; the salad forks with slight bends to a few tines and one with 1/8" inch scratch to handle terminal near monogram; the fruit spoons each with minor rubbing to gilding to well of spoons and one with loss to gilding; the ice spoons each with strong gilding to well of spoons; the two-piece dessert sets with shallow 1/8" inch dent to handle terminal of one fork and a few with slight bends to tines; the original case in overall good condition, with original flatware metal identification labels intact, light errant rubbing to interior velvet lining.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    16th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 316

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 30 days left to consign to the 2021 January 21 Nature & Science Platinum Night Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    As a consignor to your recent silver, art glass and fine art auction, I want you to know how pleased I am with my decision to consign with Heritage
    C. B. ,
    Leesburg, VA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search