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Four-piece Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Four-piece Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, New York, monogrammed, teapot and covered sugar, c. 1855 by William Gale; coffeepot and creamer, made to match c. 1940, coffeepot ht. 6 in., approx. 40.1 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Teapot, coffeepot, and covered sugar with shallow dent to body (all about 1/2 in. dia.). Teapot with additional small dent to finial and spout as well as pins protruding slightly from handle. Coffeepot also with small pinprick dent. All with age-typical surface wear abrasions.


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

Tiffany & Co., William Gale, Coffeemaker, Cooking appliances, Creamer, Culture, Household silver, Human behavior, Silver, Sterling silver, Teapot, Teaware

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