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    A FIVE PIECE EDWARD LOWNES COIN SILVER TEA SERVICE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1800
    Marks: E. LOWNES
    12-1/4 inches high (31.1 cm) (teapot)
    126.60 troy ounces

    The baluster-form teapot, covered sugar, creamer, tazza and pair of tongs, with S-scroll handles and floriform finials, repoussé grapevine borders and waists, each sitting atop a square plinth with chased repoussé grapevine border, terminating in four grape leaf and claw feet, all monogrammed MBR.


    Condition Report*: Soldering to the tongs, otherwise with pin dents and surface scratches commensurate with age and indicative of use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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