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    Description

    A Four-Piece William Thomson Coin Silver Tea Service, New York, New York, circa 1820-1830
    Marks: W Thomson
    8-1/4 h x 11-1/2 w x 4-3/4 d inches (21.0 x 29.2 x 12.1 cm) (largest, teapot)
    79.93 troy ounces

    The lot comprising teapot, covered sugar, open creamer, and wastebowl, lidded vessels surmounted by sheep finials, milled shell banding to rim, milled grape vine and bunch banding to each vessel shoulder, lower bodies with bulbous gadrooning, scrolled handles to sugar and creamer, squared handle to teapot, each vessel with figural lion heads to feet shoulders, each raised on paw feet.


    Condition Report*: Lid to covered sugar does not fit due to warping to rim of lid, sugar does not sit evenly on flush surface due to bending to leg(s), marks are heavily rubbed, feet to wastebowl slightly uneven, scattered pin dents to bodies, pinhead missing to teapot handle, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, 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, 2016
    18th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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