• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5689

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 411

    A FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE WITH TRAY

    MARK OF A. E. POSTON AND CO. LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1936

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE WITH TRAY
    MARK OF A. E. POSTON AND CO. LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1936
    The panelled sides engraved with foliage, tea and coffee pot with shell-capped ivory handles and finials, tray with ivory handles
    25½ in. (64.7 cm.) long
    176.5 oz. (5,472 gr.) (5)


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