All cast with anthemion and bellflower pendants amongst scrolls, the handles engraved with two coats-of-arms accole under a Portuguese royal crown, comprising:
Eighteen tablespoons
Twenty-four dessert spoons, gilt
Eighteen soup spoons
Twenty-four teaspoons
Sixty dinner forks
Eighteen luncheon forks
Eighteen fish forks
Twenty-four dessert forks, gilt
Eighteen oyster forks
Sixty dinner knives
Eighteen fish knives
Twenty-four dessert knives, gilt
Eighteen fruit knives, gilt
A two-piece salad serving set, parcel-gilt
Two fish servers
One large serving spoon, gilt
Two serving spoons, gilt
One asparagus server
Two berry spoons, gilt
Two sugar sifters, gilt
One soup ladle
Two sauce ladles
One cake knife, gilt
Two hard cheese knives, gilt
Two soft cheese knives, gilt
One pair of grape shears
One pair of sugar tongs
In an original wood chest by André Aucoc with seven fitted red felt lined trays embossed with gilt numbers, with silver plaque to top of cover engraved with matching coat-of-arms
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, 2178 in. (55.6 cm.) wide, 1514 in. (38.7 cm.) long, the chest
423 oz. 5 dwt. (13,163 gr.) weighable silver
The collection of Ame-Leroy, French ambassador to Norway and Portugal, to his granddaughter.
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