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    AN EIGHT PIECE PORTER BLANCHARD SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Porter Blanchard, Calabasas, California, circa 1930
    Marks: PORTER BLANCHARD, STERLING
    9-1/4 inches high (23.5 cm) (coffee pot)
    296.22 troy ounces (including non-silver material)

    Property from the Estate of Robert & Lucille Switzer, Los Angeles, California
    The service comprising a teapot, coffee pot, hot water kettle with stand, creamer, covered sugar with tongs, waste bowl and tray, the serving pieces each of bulbous-form and lightly hammered, spherical finials to inset lids, C-scroll handles with thumb rests, raised on stepped circular foot, the hot water kettle with moveable handles and raised on four cabriole legs joined by a burner, the two-handled tray with scalloped banded rim and border to inset center; each piece monogrammed S to underside. Copy of original receipt included.


    Condition Report*: Surface scratches commensurate with age. Note: Because this item contains African elephant ivory, this item can only be sold within the United States. 
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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