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Sleek Moderne Towle Contour Sterling Silver 101 Pieces Flatware 1951

$6,500Asking Priceper set

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A large (101 place and serving pieces) and fine set of circa 1951 sterling silver flatware in the Contour pattern by Towle of Neeburyport, MA. Contour was introduced in 1951. Contour has a soft and flowing appearance, it has a play of concave and convex surfaces. The objective of ornament is achieved by the modeling of the basic form. (See 'Modernism in American Silver - 20th Century Design' by Jewel Stern). The pattern was designed by John Van Koert (1912-1998). Weight 190 oz. Marked as illustrated below.

12 SALAD FORKS 6 3/4"
12 DINNER FORKS 7 3/4"
12 SEAFOOD FORKS 6 1/8"
12 SOUP/DESSERT SPOONS 7"
12 TEASPOONS 6 1/2"
12 ICED TEA/PARFAIT SPOONS 8"
12 DEMITASSE SPOON 4 1/2"
12 BUTTER SPREADERS 6"
12 DINNER KNIVES 8 3/4"
1 LARGE COLD MEAT FORK 9 1/2"
1 CHEESE KNIFE 7 1/4"
1 TOMATO SLICE SERVER 7 3/4"
1 LARGE/GRAVY LADLE 6 3/8"
1 SMALL/CREAM LADLE 5 3/4 "
1 LARGE SERVING SPOON 8 3/4"
1 PIE/CAKE SERVER 10 7/8"
1 BUTTER KNIFE 7"
1 PICKLE/OLIVE FORK 6 1/4"
1 SUGAR SPOON 5 7/8"

Details

  • Sold As
    Set of 101
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1950's
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: U0901138558107

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