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    Description

    A Fine American Partial Gilt Silver Serving Spoon with Avian Motifs Attributed to Whiting, circa 1870-1880
    Marks: STERLING, 4
    9-1/2 inches long (24.1 cm)
    3.92 troy ounces

    Spoon having exquisite detail throughout, terminal with arched pheasant resting on grapevine, stem transforming to three-taloned claw foot, bowl with nesting bird emanating articulated feathers.

    Ref: Heritage Auctions, Decorative Art Signature Auction #618, 17 September, 2005, lot 30732.


    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800.

    Condition Report*:

    In very good condition.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
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    25th Wednesday 9:50 am CT
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    25th Wednesday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 74001-74214) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
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    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $1,500
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