DescriptionA Four-Piece William Thomson Coin Silver Tea Service, New York, New York, circa 1820-1830
Marks: W Thomson
8-1/4 h x 11-1/2 w x 4-3/4 d inches (21.0 x 29.2 x 12.1 cm) (largest, teapot)
79.93 troy ounces
The lot comprising teapot, covered sugar, open creamer, and wastebowl, lidded vessels surmounted by sheep finials, milled shell banding to rim, milled grape vine and bunch banding to each vessel shoulder, lower bodies with bulbous gadrooning, scrolled handles to sugar and creamer, squared handle to teapot, each vessel with figural lion heads to feet shoulders, each raised on paw feet.
Lid to covered sugar does not fit due to warping to rim of lid, sugar does not sit evenly on flush surface due to bending to leg(s), marks are heavily rubbed, feet to wastebowl slightly uneven, scattered pin dents to bodies, pinhead missing to teapot handle, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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