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Three Piece Art Nouveau-style Enameled and Amethyst-mounted Sterling Coffee Service

Auction:
2481
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Three Piece Art Nouveau-style Enameled and Amethyst-mounted Sterling Coffee Service, 20th century, Norway, David Andersen, maker, craft person's initials ECK, with Birmingham import marks, comprising demitasse pot, creamer, and open sugar, all ovoid, with short spouts, engraved and enameled at waists with a band of scrolling white flowers centered by sugarloaf amethysts, with green leaves, and oxidized accenting, the handles topped by single amethysts, pot with ball-form finial with overlapping green enameled leaves, pot ht. 7 1/2 in., approx. 27 troy oz.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

All three with light surface scratching and minor usage wear; minor enamel losses as follows: teapot with one chip to white leaf and seven to green leaves; creamer with two chips to green leaves.

Keywords

Sterling Coffee Service, David Andersen, Norway, Betting, Tea

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