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Three-piece George III Silver Tea Set

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Three-piece George III Silver Tea Set, London, 1803-04, Hannah Northcote, maker, ovoid, with beaded upper rim, short spouts, and angular handles, comprising a teapot with ivory lid finial and fruitwood ear handle, open sugar, and creamer, engraved with coat of arms verso, and crest recto, teapot ht. 4 3/8 in., approx. 34 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

teapot: handle and/or lid finial likely later. Finial appears missing a small section. spots of solder at handle where joins sockets.
creamer showing very light compression of base of handle into body.
all with some age typical wear, including a few light, scattered dings, and wear to engraving.
marks OK.

Keywords

Tea Set, London, Engraving, Teapot, Teaware

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