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Assembled Five-Piece Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2365
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2365
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 03, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Assembled Five-Piece Silver Tea and Coffee Service, John W. Forbes, maker, New York, 1808-38, comprising tea and hot water pots, covered sugar, creamer, and waste bowl, the teapot, sugar bowl, and creamer with "J.W. Forbes" in a rectangle stuck once or twice on the underside of the body, the teapot and sugar bowl with additional hallmarks, the waste bowl with indistinct "C-GF" mark in a rectangle, (possibly for Colin Van Gilder Forbes), the hot water pot unmarked, (imperfections), ht. 4 1/2-9 1/4 in., total approx. 99 troy oz.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Colin Van Gilder Forbes, Assembled Five-Piece Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Sugar bowl, Tea, Tea set, Teaware

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