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    A Five-Piece Kirk & Son Silver Repoussé Tea and Coffee Service, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1890-1896
    Marks: 11 OZ, S. Kirk & Son
    8-3/4 inches high (22.2 cm) (tallest)
    111.39 troy ounces

    Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be sold within the United States.

    The set comprising of coffee pot, tea pot, covered sugar, open creamer, and wastebowl, each with conforming floral repoussé design throughout, lidded vessels surmounted by foliate finials, each with engraved cartouche of griffin feeding offspring in nest, handles with floral design and rams' head mounts, raised on circular bases.


    Condition Report*: Slight bending to handle to teapot, minor waviness to cartouches, minor nicking to rim of wastebowl, two creases to bowl of wastebowl, slight bending to creamer handle, 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.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    12th Tuesday
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