24 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A FIVE-PIECE VICTORIAN SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH, LONDON, 1866 AND 1867
Each piece paneled octagonal, engraved with foliage and fruiting scrolls and a crest, comprising: a teapot; a coffee pot; a tea-kettle and stand, each with ivory insulated handle; a cream jug and a sugar bowl, each piece fully marked, the bases further stamped 'GOLDSMITHS ALLIANCE LIMITED CORNHILL LONDON'
18 in. (46 cm.) high and smaller
gross weight 156 oz. (4,866 gr.) (5)
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