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Whiting Sterling Six-piece Tea and Coffee Set

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
955
Sold for:
$4,385$3,700

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

Description:

Whiting Sterling Six-piece Tea and Coffee Set, first quarter 20th century, comprising hot water kettle on stand, coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, waste bowl, and creamer, with ball-form finials, serpentine ribbed bodies and reeded ball feet, with engraved armorial device and "Barrie", ht. of kettle 13 in., approx. 127 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Hot Water Kettle: pin dents to upper body and underneath foot; coffee pot: loose handle, quarter sized dent to shoulder, approx. 8-10 pin dents to body; teapot: bent lid, approx 8 pin dents to body; covered sugar: minor pin denting to body, dent to foot; waste bowl: good; creamer: slight compression to front right; all with overall minor surface scratching, wear to designs and additional minor defects.

Keywords

armorial device, Coffee pot, Kettle, Reed, Tea, Teapot, Teaware

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