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American Empire Coin Silver Six-piece Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
799
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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

Description:

American Empire Coin Silver Six-piece Tea and Coffee Service, Philadelphia, c. 1835, Robert and William Wilson, makers, paneled and flaring cylindrical bodies with foliate chased and embossed neck band, with acanthus-topped ear handles, domed lids with bird-form finials, on acanthus feet, comprising hot water pot (ht. 11 1/4 in.), pair of pots, covered sugar, covered creamer, and waste bowl, each with small monogram to underside, approx. 212 troy oz. total.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

creamer with possibly repaired dents to neck and a spot at base below handle. one of the pair of pots with slightly loose handle.
overall: a few scattered poinpoints, and minor age wear.

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American Empire Coin Silver Six-piece Tea and Coffee Service, Philadelphia, Robert, William Wilson, Acanthus, Ancient Greece

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