Description

    A FOUR PIECE SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1849-1850
    Marks: (lion rampant), (Glasgow city mark), (duty mark), JM, E
    11-1/4 inches high (28.6 cm)
    87.1 ounces (gross)

    The service comprising a coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and handled sugar, with chased scrolls and acanthus leaves to body, a single cartouche to each centered with the torso of a reptilian figure, shaped rim with applied scroll decoration, C-scroll handles with thumbrests, silver gilt interiors, each raised on a hexagonal shaped foot.


    Condition Report*:

    Dent to body of coffee pot, production imperfection at seam of tea pot spout, rubbing to gilt, scratches and other light denting commensurate with age and indicative of use.

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

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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