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January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Nine-piece Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 12, 2017 4:00PM


Nine-piece Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Philadelphia, c. 1850, Taylor & Lawrie, maker (except hot milk pot: George Sharp, maker),Bailey & Co./Bailey & Kitchen, retailer, each baluster form with a repousse scene of a farmhouse around a monogrammed rocaille cartouche, kettle-on-stand with burner, coffeepot, teapot, hot milk pot, waste bowl, creamer, covered sugar bowl, and two salt cellars, kettle-on-stand ht. 20 1/4, approx. 335.5 troy oz.; sold with two silver-plate trays, lg. to 31 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Tea set in good overall condition with only light surface wear, some minor pin-prick dents. Salt cellars with spots of silver rot to interior. Trays with wear to silver surface, copper showing through, abrasions throughout.

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Bailey & Co., Philadelphia