DescriptionA FOUR PIECE JOSEF HOFFMANN SILVER, SILVER GILT, WALNUT AND IVORY TEA SERVICE, Vienna, Austria, circa 1905
Marks: JH, MADE IN AUSTRIA, (triangle), WIENER WERKSTATTE, 900, (toucan-2-W), (caduceus)
3-3/4 x 6-3/4 x 3-1/2 inches (9.5 x 17.1 x 8.9 cm) (teapot)
50.58 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF A DALLAS GENTLEWOMAN
Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be sold within the United States.
The service comprising a teapot, covered sugar, creamer and tray, the facetted twelve section teapot, creamer and covered sugar with ivory finials and cabochon thumb rests atop geometric handle with walnut inset, silver gilt interiors to the creamer and sugar, honey comb-shaped tray with vertical rim.
Light scuff marks to the tray's underside, loose finial to the covered sugar, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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