Description

    AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED COMMEMORATIVE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Maker unknown, circa 1850
    Marks: Unmarked
    11-5/8 inches high (29.5 cm) (larger coffee pot)

    Provenance:
    The Jean and Graham Devoe Williford Charitable Trust

    The service comprising coffee pot, tea pot and covered sugar, each of baluster-form with two chased repoussé architectural scenes within cartouche of flowers and scrolls; the coffee pot with hinged lid inscribed WASHINGTON'S RESIDENCE to front and reverse TOMB OF WASHINGTON, the tea pot with hinged lid inscribed JACKSON'S BIRTHPLACE to front and to reverse JACKSON'S HERMITAGE, the sugar with removable lid and double-handles inscribed to front WEBSTER'S BIRTHPLACE and to reserve WEBSTER'S RESIDENCE, each with flower-form finial, S-scroll handle with thumb rest and raised on a circular stepped foot.


    Condition Report*:

    In good condtion with surface scratching commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
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