Wed, 30th Jun 2021 10:00

Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online

 
  Lot 510
 

510

A cased set of twelve American silver ice cream spoons and cutter

A cased set of twelve American silver ice cream spoons and cutter,
Theodore B Starr, New York c.1880,
each with a cast Roman coin terminal on a wrythen handle, and naturalistically cast and gilded bowl, in a fitted leather case
each spoon 15cm long, 11.5ozt

Take advantage of our Sworders Delivery Service. Please see 'Shipping estimate' below.

Sold for £850


Condition report

the lining of box degraded, the leatherwork to the case bashed knocked and scratched. the silver all largely okay, the gilding to the bowls worn in places. All pieces marked. See photos.

 

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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 30th Jun 2021


We are delighted to present a selection of highlights from our second Fine Interiors sale of 2021, featuring over 750 lots of furniture, works of art, paintings and silver that demonstrate the very best in classical and contemporary furnishings.

Leading the sale will be the selected contents from the historic London property, Farm House, Farm Street, Mayfair, including an impressive Royal Louis XV meuble d'entrée made for the King at Château de Fontainebleau. Other collections featured in the sale include those from Folly Mill, Thaxted, Rivenhall Place, Essex, and Barrington Hall, Essex, offering a wide-ranging sale to suit variety of tastes and styles.

To visit our online viewing rooms, follow the links below:

Farm House   Folly Mill   Rivenhall Place

If you'd like to learn more about a lot, please contact the Fine Interiors Department by email to fineinteriors@sworder.co.uk or by telephone 01279 817778

Viewing

VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT

Due to current social distancing restrictions, we will be offering viewing by appointment only. 

One hour time slots will be available from:

Fri 25 June, 9am - 5pm 

Sat 26 June, 10am - 4pm

Sun 27 June, 10am - 4pm

Mon 28 June, 9am - 5pm 

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All lots are, however, extensively illustrated and carry detailed condition reports - see 'Condition report' at the foot of each lot description. 

 

REMOVAL OF LOTS

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Furniture and Carpets 

Furniture and Carpets will be available to collect from Friday 2 July at The Storage Facility, Harps Farm, Bedlars Green, Great Hallingbury CM22 7TL.  Please select 'Collection | Fine Interiors' as your appointment type when booking your collection time. Lots not collected by 5pm Friday 9 July will incur storage charges.

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All other items will be available to collect from the day after the sale at our Stansted Auction Rooms. Please select ‘Collection’ as your appointment type when booking your collection time.

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