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    A Six-Piece William Gale & Son Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service, New York, circa 1852
    Marks: WM GALE & SON, NEW-YORK, 1852, G&S
    10-1/2 inches high (26.7 cm) (tallest, coffee pot)
    181.11 troy ounces


    The lot comprising coffee pot, two teapots, lidded creamer, lidded sugar, and open wastebowl, segmented baluster bodies with with scrolled repoussé decoration against pebbled ground throughout, each raised on four scroll and shell-form feet; cartouches monogrammed Livingston

    More information about Gale & Son, also known as William Gale & Son, William Gale.

    Condition Report*: Some legs with minute bending, errant scratching and nicking, two pin dents to wastebowl, light waviness to underside of one teapot, one teapot with heavy residue and possible pitting to interior, age-related cracking to insulators, one insulator pin missing, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    20th Thursday
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