Modern Design /20 March 2005


Eliel Saarinen

Candide flatware service
Reed & Barton
USA, 1927
silver plate

Complete four piece service for eighteen, including eighteen dinner forks, eighteen salad forks, eighteen dinner spoons, eighteen knives, one butter knife, one cake server, and one sugar spoon. Originally designed for the Saarinen House at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Reed & Barton put this design into limited production. Impressed manufacturer's mark: [Reed & Barton].

estimate: $1,500–2,000
result: $2,600

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