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Dominick & Haff Three-piece Sterling Silver Tea Set with Tongs

Auction:
3192B
Lot:
184
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3192B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Dominick & Haff Three-piece Sterling Silver Tea Set with Tongs, New York, 1882, including a teapot, a waste bowl numbered "172," and a cream pitcher no. 172, presentation on base "M.R.K. from B.H."; allover hammered texture, waste bowl and teapot with strapwork; with a later pair of sugar tongs, maker's marks, approx. 30.0 troy oz., ht. 4 1/4, 2 1/2, 3; tongs lg. 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Tea pot handle loose at insulators. Tiny nick in spout.


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.

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Culture, Home, Household silver, Human behavior, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware, Tongs

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