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Five-piece Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Five-piece Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, New York, 1854-70, monogrammed, each in the "Neo-grec" pattern with shallowly engraved bellflowers, anthemion, and leafy vines, coffeepot, teapot, covered sugar, creamer, and waste bowl, coffeepot ht. 10 1/4 in., approx. 90.0 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

All with scattered minor dents, pinprick dents, and surface wear nicks and abrasions throughout. Creamer and sugar each with a larger (1 inch) dent to body, finial of sugar cover also bent slightly and creamer with pitting and wear around monograms. Each with possible monogram removal to one side (most re-engraved near original point, all but creamer very unobtrusive, silver surface just slightly more malleable though still strong).


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Coffee, Creamer, Crops, Neo-Grec, Silver, Silversmithing, Sterling silver, Tea, Teapot, Teaware, Tiffany & Co.

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