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Four Piece French .950 Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2475
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2475
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 03, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Four Piece French .950 Silver Tea and Coffee Service, c. 1875, comprising pear-shaped coffeepot and teapot, creamer, and covered sugar, the necks chased and embossed with floral garlands, with angled waist bands accented with band of diagonal fluting, with girdle band of running laurel, molded to each side with a central shield engraved with a coronet of rank, on acanthus-topped hairy paw feet, coffeepot ht. 9 3/4 in., approx. 79 troy oz. total.

Provenance: From a titled German family.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

suagr with two tiny pinpoints to underside of body.
teapot: interior showing very light compression of body onto one foot.
Coffeepot: interior showing repair of compression of body onto one foot, and light compression of body over another foot.
overall light usage wear. light nicks to edges.

Keywords

Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Coronet, Corsetry

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