Description

    A One Hundred Forty-Eight Piece Posen German Silver Flatware Service, Frankfurt, post-1888
    Marks: (crescent), (crown), 800, POSEN, (logotype)
    10-3/4 inches long (27.3 cm) (longest, fish slice)
    158.41 troy ounces

    The lot comprising:
    12 dinner knives;
    10 luncheon knives;
    10 fish knives;
    10 fruit knives;
    10 dinner forks;
    10 luncheon forks;
    10 salad forks;
    10 fish forks;
    10 pastry forks;
    10 place spoons;
    9 teaspoons;
    10 partial gilt ice cream spoons;
    10 demitasse spoons;
    1 large fish slice;
    1 pastry slice;
    1 pastry server;
    1 tomato server;
    1 meat serving fork;
    2 lemon forks;
    1 long pickle fork;
    2-piece salad serving set;
    2 stuffing spoons;
    1 serving spoon;
    2 dessert serving spoons;
    2 sauce ladles.
    148 total

    Note: Large fish slice is associated and bears the following marks: (crescent), (crown), 800, (logotype)



    Condition Report*:

    Rubbing to gilding to ice cream spoons, errant scratching and nicking inherent with regular use, lemon forks with bending to tines, light bending to stem of one teaspoon, pin dent to one dinner knife handle, eight luncheon knives exhibiting adhesive residue to collar near blade possibly indicating regluing, light scattered rust to fruit knives, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    10th-12th Saturday-Monday
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