Description

    A THREE-PIECE R. & W. WILSON COIN SILVER TEA SERVICE
    R.& W. Wilson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1855
    Marks: R & W WILSON, PHILADA
    12-1/2 inches high (31.8 cm) (water kettle)
    110.4 ounces (gross)


    The service comprising a hot water kettle with stand, tea pot and covered sugar, the tea pot having a hinged lid, the sugar and kettle with removable lids, each with a figural finial in Asian attire and with chased repoussé foliate decoration to body, naturalistic foliate applied handles and set on a circular foot, each monogrammed EBE.


    Condition Report*:

    In good condition, showing wear and surface scratches commensurate with age, all lids fit securely and finials in tact, foot of hot water kettle slightly out of round, a dent and minor warping to underside of tea pot, overall presents nicely.

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
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