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    Twenty-Four Piece American Silver Forks & Spoons
    Mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, NY, c.1871

    The set of twelve spoons and twelve forks, in the 'Japanese' Pattern, the handles alternate from all silver; silver background and bird with gilt flowers; silver bird and flowers on a gilt background; and gilt bird with silver flowers on a silver background, the pattern continues on the reverse without the bird; on the forks and spoons that have a gilt pattern the gold runs down the reeding of the rest of the handle; the fork tines are all silver, the spoon bowls are each different varying between a matte finish and shiny, all with a different design; all stamped on the reverse with TIFFANY & CO. STERLING PAT.1871
    The fork: 6.3in. long The spoon: 6.2in. long

    Condition Report*: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2005
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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