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Eight-piece Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Eight-piece Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Denmark, c. 1930, in the "Blossom" pattern, comprised of a kettle-on-stand with burner, coffeepot, teapot, hot milk jug, cream jug, covered sugar, lemon dish, and tray, tray with presentation inscription reading "Presented to Russell White by the Governor, Chairman, and Directors of Lever Brothers Limited of England with sincere appreciation of his long and successful Lever Brothers Company Boston, Mass. And with every good wish for the future. December 1936."; all other pieces with abbreviated inscription "Russell White December 1936" to underside, kettle-on-stand ht. 11, tray lg. 22 1/4 in., approx. 255.4 troy oz.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Kettle burner with dent to body, lacking handle, lid and wick knob bent slightly. Coffeepot with dent to body. Kettle stand with pins to hinges bent slightly. Tray with typical surface abrasions. Otherwise in good overall condition.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, Russell White, Artificial objects, Coffeemaker, Cooking appliances, Home, Kettle, Personal life, Teapot, Teaware, Tray, Denmark, United Kingdom

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