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    Description

    A Five-Piece Gorham Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service with a Roberts & Dore Ltd. Silver Tray, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1860; Sheffield, England, 1933
    Marks to teapot: 0, S & M, 170, (lion-anchor-G)
    Marks to tray: (lion passant), (crown), q, R&D
    9-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 6 inches (24.1 x 26.7 x 15.2 cm) (tallest, coffee pot)
    233.33 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF COLLETTA RAY MCMILLIAN, HOUSTON, TEXAS

    The Gorham service, with monogram SC engraved to both sides of each piece, features flat circular lids with original butterfly finials over tapered necks and bulbous bodies chased with subtle stylized vegetal motifs, including acanthus leaves, also with cast circular handles with upward curved acanthus leaves at thumbrests.

    The lot comprising 88.59 troy ounces of coin silver and 144.74 ounces of sterling silver.


    Condition Report*: Pin dent to neck of coffee pot and handle of tray, dent to body of teapot and creamer, and general surface scratches and abrasions commensurate with age and use.
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    15th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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