Description

    A FEDERAL AMERICAN SILVER TEA SET
    D. VanVoorhis and G. Schanck, New York, New York, circa 1791
    Marks: V.V. & S. (eagle), (French import mark)
    10-1/2 inches high (26.7 cm) (sugar urn)
    46.0 ounces (gross)

    The set comprising teapot, covered sugar urn and creamer, oval tea pot with engraved cartouche to either side, one monogrammed ICL, beaded bands at base, rim and to mounts at top and bottom of C-form wood handle with furl, tapered spout, stepped top with domed conforming lid crowned with pineapple finial, urn-form covered sugar and helmet form creamer on square plinths decorated as teapot with engraved cartouche monogrammed, beaded bands, finial to sugar, loop handle to creamer.


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    in good condition with surface scratches commensurate with age

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

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    13th Wednesday
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