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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 527

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

    MARKS FOR A. RISLER & CARRE, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY,

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    A FRENCH IVORY-MOUNTED SILVER GILT SIX PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE,**
    MARKS FOR A. RISLER & CARRE, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
    comprising a teapot with hinged cover, coffee pot with hinged cover, a sugar bowl (lacking cover), a milk jug, a silver-plated hot water urn-on-stand and cover, and a silver-plated two-handled tea tray; the silver fully marked and with English import marks for .925
    The coffee pot, the tallest, 10½in. (26.7cm.) high, 119oz. approximate gross weight (7)


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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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF GLORIA SMITH
    (LOTS 527-528)