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    A VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    James Charles Edington, London, England, 1849-1850
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), JCE, O
    10-5/8 x 9-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches (27.0 x 23.5 x 16.5 cm)
    107.1 ounces (gross)

    The service comprising coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and sugar bowl, pyriform body with diaper work at handle and spout alternating with chased repoussé floral ground framing cast and applied medieval inspired figural scenes, silver gilt interior to creamer and sugar, four scroll feet terminating in framed boss, shaped handles and S-shape spouts embellished with panels of diaper work and flowers, ivory insulators to handles of coffee and tea pot, floral chased repoussé design to domed hinged lid of coffee and tea pot with cast finial of bird with out stretched wings alighting with sash in claw, framed architectural cartouche to back engraved with crest.


    Condition Report*: in fine condition with some loss to silver gilt, surface scratches commensurate with age, insulators on coffee pot replaced with synthetic material
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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