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Lot 473
An Assembled Set of Louis XV and Louis XVI Silver Forks & Spoons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
(33) pieces, including: (18) forks (each approximately 7.75 in.); and (15) spoons (each approximately 8 1/8 in.). Various hallmarks, including (5) forks and (5) tablespoons with mark of Paul-Andre Chambord (Brest, circa 1772-1773), remaining marks are of other Paris and provincial makers, several with rubbed marks; each fork and all but one spoon with shell design to handle; (14) forks and (10) tablespoons engraved with coat-of-arms of French nobility and/or monograms.

93.15 total troy oz.

Acquired from The PatiƱo Collection: Important English and Continental Silver and Silver-gilt, Christie's New York, sale #6245, lot 141, October 28, 1986

Light scratching; two forks with erased engravings.

$2,000 - 4,000