Photographs were very difficult to find for documentation - perhaps on purpose as most of the publicity shots were taken either before or after the messy plates and utensils were removed. The sizes and quantities of the pieces include: 1. 10 Salad Forks - 7 inches High 2. 10 Dessert Forks - 7 1/4 inches High 3. 10 Dinner Forks - 7 7/8 inches High 4.
10 Butter Knives - 8 5/8 inches High 5. 10 Dinner Knives - 9 1/2 inches High 6. 10 Fish Knives - 8 3/4 inches High 7. 10 Table Spoons - 8 3/4 inches High 8. 10 Soup Spoons - 8 3/8 inches High 9.
10 Tea Spoons Knives - 6 1/8 inches High 10. 10 Gumbo Spoons - 7 1/4 inches High 11. 10 Bullion Spoons - 5 5/8 inches High 12. 10 Demitasse Spoons - 4 1/4 inches High 13. 1 Serving Spoon - 8 3/4 inches High 14.1 Soup Ladle - 9 1/4 inches High 15. 1 Gravy Ladle - 7 1/2 inches High 16.
1 Sauce Ladle - 7 1/4 inches High TOTAL = 120 FLATWARE + 4 SERVING PIECES (124 PIECES IN ALL) Condition: All are in Very Good Condition. PLEASE NOTE: There are also iconic original photographs that are for sale of the interior of the EL MOROCCO NIGHT CLUB itself, from the vintage Golden Age original photographs. EL Morocco's familiar Schiaparelli glass palm trees, blinking oriental stars against a midnight blue ceiling, and the zebra-striped banquettes, which were the club's renowned trade mark, are clearly on display.There is also a scrapbook of vintage newspaper clippings available. The term "cafe society" correctly describes EL Morocco's patronage. And there is also a original booklet of handwritten early 1950's original recipes, that are signed and dated by Joe Perona, the Head Chef of the EL MOROCCO NIGHT CLUB, and co-owner with brother, John Perona. Please see our other listings for those items and more information on them. Historical Background: The El Morocco, was on E. It was the undisputed queen of supper clubs and represented all that can be meant by the word "glamour" in New York nightlife.
It draw it's patronage from London, Paris, Madrid and Rome, as well as from the capitals of South America. It's name was as well known in Hong Kong as it was in Moscow.Documented Vintage and Original EL MOROCCO flatware, Produced by Wallace Silversmiths. Please see my other auctions. Please note: Grading of Condition and Value. Grading is a subjective art and does vary between individuals and experts alike. We provide the best quality images that we can. Based on these images, and your own level of experience, you should assign your own grade and valuation. As color monitors vary from computer to computer, please ask questions if this is an issue for you. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS - Please Note.