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    Description

    A Twenty-Piece Assembled Victorian Gilt Silver Dessert Service, 1833-1889
    Marks: (various)
    10-1/4 inches long (26.0 cm) (longest, serving spoon)
    39.46 troy ounces (weighable)

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EL PASO COLLECTION

    The lot comprising:
    6 forks with marks for William Theobalds & Robert Metcalfe Atkinson, and Francis Higgins III, circa 1838-1889
    6 knives with marks for William Theobalds & Robert Metcalfe Atkinson, and Francis Higgins III, circa 1838-1889
    1 serving spoon with marks for William Theobalds, circa 1833-1843
    1 pair of scissors with marks for Charles Rawlings & William Summers, circa 1842-1843
    6 spoons with marks for William Theobalds & Robert Metcalfe Atkinson, and Francis Higgins III, circa 1838-1889
    20 total.



    Condition Report*: Minor rubbing and scratching inherent with use, presenting well with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.  
    *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
    April, 2017
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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