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    Description

    A Forty-Four Piece John Wendt Florentine Pattern Silver Flatware Group, New York City, designed 1870
    Marks: STERLING, PATENT; (various)
    11-1/8 inches long (28.3 cm) (longest, fish slice)
    66.17 troy ounces

    The lot comprising:
    6 luncheon knives;
    6 tea knives;
    5 dessert knives;
    6 fish knives;
    12 dessert spoons;
    1 fish slice;
    1 pastry server;
    1 salad serving fork;
    1 cold meat fork;
    1 berry/casserole spoon;
    1 gravy ladle;
    1 small berry spoon;
    1 sugar sifter;
    1 sauce ladle.
    44 total


    Luncheon knives measure 8 in.; tea knives 7-7/8 in.; dessert knives 7-3/8 in.

    Some with marks for retailer J.E. Caldwell & Co, and Theodore B. Starr.


    Condition Report*: Various engravings, some rubbing, errant nicking, with wear and surface scratches 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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