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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 525

    A FRENCH IVORY-MOUNTED SILVER-GILT SEVEN-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE,**

    MARK FOR HENIN & CIE., PARIS, CIRCA 1900,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FRENCH IVORY-MOUNTED SILVER-GILT SEVEN-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE,**
    MARK FOR HENIN & CIE., PARIS, CIRCA 1900,
    each piece later gilded, comprising a teapot with hinged cover; a coffee pot with hinged cover; a hot water urn (lacking cover), stand, and burner; a larger two-handled sugar bowl and cover; a smaller sugar bowl and cover; a milk jug; and a two-handled tray; all marked .800, most with cancelled first standard marks
    The hot water urn, the tallest, 10in. (25.4cm.) high (10)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the gross weight of this lot is 350oz. (9.92kg). Also please note that the hot water urn does have a cover, but the smaller sugar bowl does not have a cover.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HELENE A. RICKETTS, HOUSTON, TEXAS
    (LOTS 525-526)