Description

    Four Whiting Ivory Pattern Silver, Silver Gilt, and Ivory Flatware Serving Pieces, New York, New York, circa 1880
    Marks: (W-griffin), STERLING, 2888
    9-1/4 inches (longest, fork) (23.5 cm)
    5.74 troy ounces (gross)

    Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be sold within the United States.
    The lot consisting of two berry scoops, trident-form fork with W monogram to terminal, and sauce ladle, bowls having gilt wash, each with elaborate Rococo-style ornamentation throughout and figured ivory handles.



    Condition Report*:

    Age-related cracking ot ivory to fork and one berry scoop, some wear to gilding, light nicking, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    12th Tuesday
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