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    A Three Hundred Forty-Three-Piece Gianmaria Buccellati Empire Pattern Silver Flatware Service for Twenty Four in Original Fitted Case, Bologna, Italy, designed 1970
    Marks: (manufacturer logo-800), (various)
    12 inches (30.5 cm) (longest, large stainless blade roast carving knife)
    351.9 troy ounces (weighable)

    The service, housed in an original fitted case, comprising:
    23 serving spoons;
    24 small teaspoons;
    24 dessert/place spoons;
    24 demitasse spoons;
    24 five o'clock spoons;
    2 jam spoons;
    2 solid serving spoons;
    24 dinner forks;
    24 individual solid fish/salad forks;
    24 luncheon/dessert forks;
    24 individual cake forks;
    1 cocktail/seafood fork;
    2 large double stainless prong roast carving forks;
    24 dinner knives;
    24 luncheon knives;
    24 individual solid fish knives (large);
    24 individual solid fish knives (small);
    2 flat handle master butter knives;
    2 individual solid fish knives (medium);
    2 individual fish knives with stainless steel handles (medium);
    2 large stainless blade roast carving knives;
    2 master butter spreaders;
    2 large solid ice cream servers;
    2 sugar tongs;
    1 sugar tong (small);
    2 gravy ladles;
    2 pâté servers;
    1 pie server;
    1 pastry server;
    2 two-piece salad serving sets with horn bowls and tines (4 pieces).
    343 Total

    Condition Report*: Previous monogram removal to the underside of handle terminals of all pieces, with the exception of pieces with filled handles. Scattered nicks and scratches to wooden chest, flatware in apparently good condition with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    7th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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