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Auktion: Auction 16.12.2005
wurde versteigert am: 16. Dezember 2005
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Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  144.000 $
Los-Nr. 455, Aufrufe: 106

A MASSIVE ENGLISH WICKER AND BRASS-MOUNTED PICNIC HAMPER RETAILED BY ASPREY & COMPANY AND COMMISSIONED BY JOHN W. KLUGE In two parts, fitted with brass carrying handles, leather straps, and hinged lids; together with an iron truck bed with towing post, the sides of hamper with applied plastic Ks , operating on four 12-volt batteries to power the six hot-cold boxes and a water pump, the interior also with various smaller wicker hampers labelled for china (2), glassware (2), cutlery, bar, thermos, miscellaneous, garbage, and spare; and with two folding mahogany tables and sixteen folding mahogany chairs each with monogram 'K' With an Asprey embossed leather manual with specifications and instructions for use Including silver flatware, stemware and porcelain as detailed below: THE FLATWARE AN ELIZABETH II SILVER TABLE SERVICE MARK OF ASPREY, LONDON, 1987 Irish rib pattern, engraved comprising: Twenty-three table forks Thirty-five dessert forks Twenty-one soup spoons Thirty-four teaspoons Two soup ladles Two stuffing spoons Four smaller stuffing spoons Four meat forks Four sauce ladles Two pairs of serving forks and spoons Four pierced lifters, each marked on handle R A STAGHORN-HANDLED PART TABLE AND BAR SERVICE BY ASPREY, 20TH CENTURY The table service comprising: Twenty-three steak knives Twenty-four dinner knives Twenty-three butter spreaders Twenty-four cheese knives Four lunch forks Three lunch knives Two carving knives A knife sharpener The bar service comprising three pairs of ice tongs, two lemon knives, three various bottle openers, a corkscrew DRINKING CUPS A SET OF SIXTEEN ELIZABETH II HORN AND SILVER CUPS MARK OF ASPREY, BIRMINGHAM, 1987 With rope twist base and silver mounts, the body applied with initial K , each marked under base 4¼in. (6.8cm.) high THE STEMWARE A BACCARAT PART STEMWARE SERVICE 20TH CENTURY In the 'ANNIE' pattern with knobbed stem and gilt rims, comprising: Seventeen red wines Seventeen white wines Twenty-three high balls Twenty-two low balls THE PORCELAIN SERVICE A BERNARDAUD (LIMOGES) PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE RETAILED BY ASPREY & CO. Monogram K with gun and bird armorial, gilt borders with cream ground, comprising: Twenty-four dinner plates Twenty-six salad plates Twenty-four bowls Twenty-two coffee cups and nineteen fruit saucers A creamer Two covered sugar bowls The dinner plates 10in. (25.4cm.) diameter K , each marked under base 4¼in. (6.8cm.) high 72 in. (183 cm.) high, 209 in. (531 cm.) long, overall, 104 in. (264 cm.) deep, overall

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 16.12.2005
Auktionsdatum: 16.12.2005
Adresse: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center