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    AN AMERICAN SILVER SIX-PIECE BIRD'S NEST PATTERN TEA SERVICE
    Mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, c.1872

    Decorated with cast and applied Ivy, Birds, Bird's Nests and extensive wire and ball work, comprising hot water kettle on stand, hot milk jug, teapot, covered sugar bowl, cream pitcher and waste bowl, of bombe form with round pedestal feet, cast bird finials and ivory insulators, fifty-one cast birds in all, as an example of the detailed handwork, the hot milk pot is comprised of over 350 individual pieces, an excellent accompaniment to either Gorham Bird's Nest or Tiffany Japanese pattern flatware, 1870 through 1874 mark, marked under base
    13.5in. high, the kettle on stand, 205oz gross weight


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2004
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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