- Low Estimate: $2,600.00
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Ninety-four (94) pieces Whiting Lily pattern sterling silver flatware, including 12 dinner knives (8 3/4″ L); 12 dinner forks (1: 7 5/8″ L, 11: 6 3/4″ L); 2 salad forks (6 1/8″ L); 14 teaspoons (5 7/8″ L); 2 five o’clock teaspoons; 12 dessert/oval soup spoons; 6 round bowl gumbo soup spoons; 6 orange spoons with gilt wash to bowls; 3 tablespoons; 1 pierced tablespoon; 1 sugar shell spoon with gilt wash to bowl; 1 master salt spoon; 1 shell berry/casserole spoon; 1 cream ladle with gilt wash to bowl; 1 gravy ladle with gilt wash to bowl; 1 pierced shell serving spoon with gilt wash to bowl; 1 asparagus server with gilt wash to bowl; 1 tomato server with gilt wash to bowl; 1 pie knife with gilt wash to blade; 1 pair of sugar tongs; 1 large cold meat serving fork; 2-piece small knife and fork carving set; 2-piece large knife and fork carving set; 1 large knife sharpener; and 8 flat handled butter spreaders. 12 pieces with various monograms or inscriptions; 1 smaller dinner fork with no monograms or inscriptions; all other pieces monogrammed with script “D”. All housed in a fitted wooden box. Box: 5 3/4″ H x 16 1/8″ W x 11 3/8″ D. 130.560 total weighable troy ounces.
PROVENANCE: The Collection of Michael and Peggy Mahoney, by descent from the historic homes of Clarkland Farm at Bryan’s Station and Cherrycote, Lexington, Kentucky.
CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. Dinner knives with light scattered pitting, one with 1/8″ loss to blade. Carving utensils with tarnish, light pitting to blades.