DescriptionA Four-Piece Gerardus Boyce Coin Silver Tea Set, New York, New York, circa 1825-1845
Marks: G. BOYCE, N.Y; G.B.; (crescent), (square)
10-1/2 inches high (26.7 cm) (tallest, teapot)
94.97 troy ounces
The lot comprising teapot, covered sugar, open creamer, and wastebowl, each of conforming design with geometric lobed bodies, lidded vessels having floral bouquette finials, milled leaf-and-dart banding to rims, shoulders, collars, and bases, each engraved MEC.
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
Light waviness to shoulder of teapot (likely inherent to manufacturing), age-related cracking to insulators, scattered pin denting to sugar, push to interior lid flange to sugar, two light pin dents to creamer, otherwise presenting well with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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