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    A FOUR PIECE SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1849-1850
    Marks: (lion rampant), (Glasgow city mark), (duty mark), JM, E
    11-1/4 inches high (28.6 cm)
    87.1 ounces (gross)

    The service comprising a coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and handled sugar, with chased scrolls and acanthus leaves to body, a single cartouche to each centered with the torso of a reptilian figure, shaped rim with applied scroll decoration, C-scroll handles with thumbrests, silver gilt interiors, each raised on a hexagonal shaped foot.


    Condition Report*: Dent to body of coffee pot, production imperfection at seam of tea pot spout, rubbing to gilt, scratches and other light denting commensurate with age and indicative of 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. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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