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Six-piece Edward VII/George V Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
681
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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

Description:

Six-piece Edward VII/George V Silver Tea and Coffee Service, maker's mark S.B. & S., Ltd., retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low, comprising five pieces Birmingham: coffeepot 1908, creamer and covered sugar 1923, waste bowl 1922, teapot 1924, and a matching London kettle on stand, 1904, with associated Gorham burner, all pieces George III-style with shaped ovoid bodies, and bright-cut guilloche and feather scroll neck bands, coffeepot ht. 8 1/2 in., approx. 101 troy oz. total.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

teapot: pinpoint dent off center of monogrammed roundel.
both teapot and coffeepot missing a section of the finial, so finial sets atop lid somewhat awkwardly.
creamer: light base ding, and a few very light pinpoints.
covered sugar: light ding to unmonogrammed roundel.
waste bowl: light ding to one side of monogrammed roundel, and a dent to back panel.
kettle: burner by Gorham (associated). light pinpoint to monogrammed side, light ding to other side.
all with some light usage wear.

Keywords

V Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Edward VII, George III, London, S.B. & S. Ltd., Kettle, Teapot, Teaware

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