Description

    A One Hundred Forty-Two Piece Whiting Lily Pattern Silver Flatware Set, New York, New York, designed 1902
    Marks: (griffin-W), STERLING, PAT. 1902, R'D 1902
    15-3/4 inches (40.0 cm) (longest, carving knife)
    152.49 troy ounces (weighable)

    The lot comprising:
    12 dinner knives;
    12 luncheon knives;
    12 dinner forks;
    12 luncheon forks;
    12 salad forks;
    11 cocktail forks;
    12 place spoons;
    12 tablespoons;
    11 teaspoons;
    18 bouillon spoons;
    11 demitasse spoons;
    1 master butter;
    1 butter spreader;
    3-piece carving set;
    1 berry spoon;
    142 total

    The assembled sterling silver service, most with markings to each of JOS. LINZ & BROS, indicating retail by Joseph Linz & Brothers, Dallas, Texas. Lot housed in oak and satin-lined Reed & Barton fitted case.


    Condition Report*:

    Scratching and nicking to implements indicative of use, minor rust spotting to some blades, some plate lifting to butter knife with loss to spacer near handle, some monograms, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use. Case exterior in good condition, case interior in fair condition.  

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2017
    25th-27th Saturday-Monday
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