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Four-piece Victorian Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
175
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Four-piece Victorian Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, London, 1842-43, Edward, Edward Jr., John & William Barnard, maker, each baluster form with engraved floral scrollwork throughout, monogrammed, teapot with presentation inscription: "Presented to Mr. & Mrs. Davidson on the Occasion of their Silver Wedding 23rd May 1888 as a Token of the Esteem by the Assistant Masters, and Past and Present Pupils of Morpeth Grammar School," coffeepot ht. 9 1/2 in., approx. 74.2 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900


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

Edward Jr., Davidson, London, Atomic physics, Decorative arts, Matter, Morpeth, Pottery, Precious metals, Scroll, Silver, Sterling silver, Teapot, Teaware, Visual arts

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