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    Description

    A Six-Piece Claude Doutre Roussel Silver Tea and Coffee Service, late 19th-early 20th century
    Marks: (Mercury-1), (DR-dice-PARIS)
    18-3/4 inches high (47.6 cm) (hot water kettle on stand)
    278.17 troy ounces (including bone elements)

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EL PASO COLLECTION

    The lot comprising coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, open creamer, wastebowl, and tray, lidded vessels with pomegranate finials, beaded trim to neck and base of each. Tray measures 18-3/4 inches high x 30-1/2 inches wide.

    Note: The Mercury-1 mark indicates the set is of .950 silver purity and was intended for export after manufacture.





    Condition Report*: Some age-related cracking to insulators, dent to waist of wastebowl, burner pin loose and with some warping and may not be original to burner, bone finial to hot water kettle spout loose, bone handle to burner possibly reattached, insulator with losses and insulator pins replaced to coffee pot (handle is subsequently loose), light denting to burner body, light bending to bun feet of kettle stand, scattered pin dents, light dent at waist to covered sugar, teapot handle slight loose and with two replaced pins, apparent scratching and scuffing to tray ground inherent with 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, 2017
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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