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Gorham Coin Silver Teapot

Auction:
2615B
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2615B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Gorham Coin Silver Teapot, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1860, squat teapot with hinged and lobed lid topped by Chinaman finial, chased handle in the form of branch sprouting from lower body and connected to neck by leaves, spout also a branch with flowering vines, body decorated allover with shallow, floral repousse work with two engraved cartouches: one with monogram "MLW," the other "Feb. 10th, 1892," ht. 8 1/2 in., approx. 27.9 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Series of shallow dents to one cartouche and some surface abrasions to foot, no other visible evidence of damage or repair.

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Rhode Island, Ancient Egypt, Teapot, Teaware

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