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    A ROBERT GAINSFORD GEORGE IV SILVER TEA SERVICE
    Robert Gainsford, Sheffield, England, circa 1826-1827
    Marks: (lion passant), (crown), (duty mark), RG, c
    6 x 12 x 6-1/2 inches (15.2 x 30.5 x 16.5 cm)
    85.97 troy ounces (gross)

    The service comprising a tea pot, sugar and creamer, each with S-scroll handles with acanthus leaf decoration and floral band above the scroll and foliate body, insulator disks to tea pot handle, all raised on paw feet, the creamer bearing the date mark for 1827-1828.


    Condition Report*: Each piece having surface scratches and surface wear commensurate with age, creamer slightly out of round.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    21st-23rd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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