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    Description

    A Six-Piece Sanborns Mexican Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Mexico City, Mexico, circa 1930-1940
    Marks: (owl-5), SANBORNS, MEXICO, STERLING
    8-1/2 inches high (21.6 cm) (coffee pot)
    19 inches high x 27-1/4 inches wide (48.3 x 69.2 cm) (tray)
    197.42 troy ounces

    The service comprising coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, open creamer, wastebowl and tray, each vessel with conforming design having lobed bodies and floral repoussé banding to waists, each raised on rounded base, ovoid tray with hand-hammered ground and conforming repoussé border, tray raised on four triangulated feet.

    Property from the Personal Collection of Shirley Temple Black




    Condition Report*: Lid to coffee pot broken at hinge, apparent seam repair to coffee pot, light push to foot of creamer, light pin dent to wastebowl and slight warping at rim, light scattered pin dents to teapot, tray with some surface scratching indicative of use, otherwise presenting well with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    6th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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