A One Hundred and Fifty-One-Piece William B. DurginClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA One Hundred and Fifty-One-Piece William B. Durgin Chrysanthemum Pattern Silver Flatware Service for Twelve, Concord, New Hampshire, 1893
Marks: STERLING (partially effaced), 925/1000, PATENT (partially effaced), MERMOD & JACCARD. JEWELRY CO.
13 inches (33.0 cm) (longest, soup ladle)
236.16 troy ounces (weighable)
The service, each piece monogrammed BSY (Bette Scott Youree), comprising:
12 New style old French hollow knives;
12 Old French hollow knives;
12 Flat handled butter spreaders;
12 Forks 7-1/2 inches;
12 Forks 7-1/8 inches;
12 Large fish/salad forks;
11 Table spoons;
12 Dessert/oval soup spoons;
11 Gumbo spoons;
12 Bouillon spoons;
12 Fruit/orange spoons;
1 Large soup ladle;
1 Gravy ladle;
1 Sugar spoon;
1 Master butter knife;
1 Large cheese scoop;
1 Olive fork;
1 Large roast carving knife;
1 Small steak carving fork;
1 Knife sharpener.
Originally retailed by Mermod & Jaccard, St. Louis, Missouri.
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500.
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