Collection of Victorian and Edwardian Silver Flatware
Sold for $813
Eleven sterling silver "Fiddle Thread and Shell" dinner forks, London, 1894-1907 by Hunt & Roskell, engraved with a crest of an anchor and serpent, l. 8-1/8";
Six sterling silver "King's" dinner knives, London, 1858-1910, various makers, with later "Blunt"-shaped stainless steel blades, three with various crests, l. 10-3/4"; and
An Edwardian close-plate dessert service, Parkin & Marshall, including twelve forks, l. 7-1/8", and twelve knives, l. 8-1/2", each with rococo-scroll engraved blades/tines and spatulate mother-of-pearl handles, presented in a fitted fruitwood case with red velveteen lining and lift-out tray, 2" x 11-3/4" x 10-1/4".
17 pieces + cased set
34.96 total t. oz. (sterling forks only)
Provenance: The Collection of the Late Dr. E. Ralph Lupin, New Orleans, Louisiana.