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    AN AMERICAN SILVER TEA POT AND TRAY
    George Alexander & Henry Riker, New York, New York, circa 1790
    Marks: A & Riker, A & R, N YORK
    8-1/4 x 12-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches (21.0 x 32.4 x 11.4 cm)
    34.4 ounces (gross)

    The tea pot and tray, oval straight sided tea pot with wide incurved shoulder to hinged dome lid with cast boat-shape finial, straight tapered spout with interior strainer, sockets hold wood loop handle with furl, engraved with swaged shields front and back within foliate bands at shoulder and base, oval conforming tray on four cast feet, engraved with mantled shield at center within scalloped border, monogram to shields at tea pot front and tray center PD.

    Sold to benefit the St. John's the Evangelist Church Homeless Shelter, Green Bay, Wisconsin.


    Condition Report*:

    fine surface scratches

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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