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    A One Hundred and Seventy-Piece George Fouquet-Lapar Silver Flatware Service for Twelve in Original Fitted Case, Paris, circa 1897-1925
    Marks: (Mercury), (GFL-hammer)
    11-1/8 inches long (28.3 cm) (longest, salad spoon)
    271.16 troy ounces (weighable)

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EL PASO COLLECTION

    The lot comprising:
    36 dinner knives;
    12 luncheon knives;
    12 butter knives;
    12 fish knives;
    36 dinner forks;
    12 luncheon forks;
    12 fish forks;
    14 place spoons;
    12 tablespoons;
    3 salt cellars;
    3 salt spoons;
    2-piece salad serving set;
    2-piece fish slice and fork;
    1 serving fork;
    1 serving spoon.
    170 total

    Each piece monogrammed F to front terminals, reverse terminals and case nameplate with engraved heraldic crest below nine-pointed coronet.

    Lot housed in original fitted tiered case with removable trays, gold embossed retailer mark to interior lid L. BEOUIR, L. LAPAR, ORFEVRE, 16 Rue de Choiseul 25, PARIS


    Condition Report*: Two glass liners to salts with flaking/fissures, some errant nicking and scratching throughout inherent with use, presenting well with wear commensurate with age and use. Exterior of case with some wear and tearing at corners; case does not include keys.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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