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Five-piece Tiffany, Young & Ellis Silver Tea Service

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Five-piece Tiffany, Young & Ellis Silver Tea Service, New York, c. 1850, John C. Moore, maker, monogram to one side and date "1852" to other, with a chased floral designs and swan finials, teapot, hot milk jug, covered sugar, waste bowl, and creamer, teapot ht. 9 1/2 in., approx. 81.7 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Shallow dent to body of coffeepot spout, coffeepot finial with wing to one swan bent slightly, covered sugar lid does not sit perfectly flush (raised a little on either end). Otherwise with light age-typical wear.


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

Creamer, Culture, Kitchenware, Plastic milk container, Pottery, Tableware, Tea service, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware, Tiffany & Co., Yuan dynasty

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