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(5) pieces, to include: a German .800 silver aspic slice, thistle pattern decoration, mark of Vareinigte Silberwarenfabriken, Düsseldorf, post 1886 hallmarks, with monogram (10 in.); a German .800 silver fork with worn maker's mark, post 1886 hallmarks, with monogram (8 3/4 in.); a pair of vintage German .800 serving tongs with mark of M. H. Wilkens & Söhne, Bremen-Hemelingen (7 3/8 in.); French .950 silver dinner fork fiddle tread pattern, large guarantee Minerva mark and worn maker's mark (8 in.); bone holder with clamp, large guarantee Minerva mark and worn maker's mark, without monogram (8 in.).
9.80 total weighable troy oz.From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia
Some scattered scratches, some denting handle of bone holder, otherwise good estate condition.