07-19-2014 07-19-2014
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2740B Boston
July 19, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Five-piece Victorian Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 19, 2014 10:00AM


Five-piece Victorian Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, London, 1860-61, Robert Hennell III, maker, bearing St. Petersburg, Russia import marks, each repousse-decorated with a basketweave design, pear-form coffeepot, ht. 9 3/4, teapot, and creamer, and flared waste bowl engraved with crowned monogram "BAB" to underside, and oval basket with Pomian Armorial to center, lg. 11 3/8 in., approx. 98.2 troy oz.

N.B. A number of Polish noble families use the Pomian Armorial, which dates back to c. 1279.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Coffeepot with two dents to lower body. Creamer with foot slightly bent. Basket with foot slightly bent (basket still sits flat). Age-typical wear.

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Victorian Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Robert Hennell III, London, St. Petersburg