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    Sale 2132

    Important American Silver

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    A FIVE-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1865-1870

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    A FIVE-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1865-1870
    Comprising: a teapot, coffee pot, cream jug, covered sugar bowl and waste bowl; each hemispherical, on circular foot, the handles with multi-foil joins, a band of medallion and quatrefoil detail at the waist, with chased scrolls and foliage on shoulder and covers, the tea and coffee pots with ivory insulators and hinged covers, each piece engraved on one side with a monogram, on the other with a vacant cartouche, marked under bases, also marked 1516/2507
    The coffee pot 9 in. high; 97 oz. gross weight (5)


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