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    A SEVEN PIECE WHITING PERSIAN PATTERN SILVER AND SILVER GILT TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, New York, New York, circa 1880
    Marks: (W-griffin), STERLING, 412, G
    13 inches high (33.0 cm) (hot water kettle on stand, handle raised)
    149.57 troy ounces (excluding burner)

    Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be purchased within the United States.

    The service in the Persian pattern comprising a hot water kettle with stand and burner, coffee pot, two tea pots, a cover sugar, and a creamer, each bulbous-form piece with heavily chased and bright-cut floral, arabesque and scrolling foliate decoration, dart border to the bases, C-scroll handles with incised fan motif, toupie-form floral finials, ivory insulators to the hot water kettle, coffee pot and tea pots, hot water kettle stand raised on a stepped circular foot, silver gilt interior to the creamer.


    Condition Report*: Slight cracking to the ivory insulators, otherwise with light surface wear commensurate with age and indicative of light use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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