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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 427

    A FRENCH EIGHT-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET

    MARK OF CARDHEILHAC, PARIS, CIRCA 1910

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    A FRENCH EIGHT-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET
    MARK OF CARDHEILHAC, PARIS, CIRCA 1910
    Of spirally fluted baluster form with foliate decorated spouts incorporating a monogrammed reserve, the fluted scroll feet terminating in foliage centred by rococo cartouches and capped by mushroom finials, comprising: two tea pots (one for use as a coffee pot), a cream jug, a hot milk jug, a hot water jug, a chocolate pot (the latter of tapering cylindrical form), a covered sugar bowl and covered slop bowl, all but the latter two pieces with carved wood scroll handles decorated with a cartouche on top, the chocolate pot with detachable handle at right angle to spout and swivel-action finial, 148 oz. (4588 gr.) (8)


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    Please note: The weight for this lot should read 148 ounces (4588 gr.).