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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 482

    A PORTUGUESE FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE-SERVICE WITH AN ASSOCIATED TRAY

    LISBON, CIRCA 1880, THE SERVICE WITH UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK S.V, THE TRAY WITH UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK D.M.S

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    A PORTUGUESE FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE-SERVICE WITH AN ASSOCIATED TRAY
    LISBON, CIRCA 1880, THE SERVICE WITH UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK S.V, THE TRAY WITH UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK D.M.S
    Each piece baluster, chased with foliage on a matted ground, teapot and coffee-pot with ebonised wood handle, the tray with canted corners and openwork gallery
    the tray 27 3/4 in. (70.5 cm.) long
    gross weight 293 oz. (9,113 gr.)


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    The makers mark D.M.S is unidentified; however, there is a Lisbon maker's mark of DMS (no pellets between) attributed to David Maria de Sousa. 

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SWISS COLLECTION (LOTS 82-107, 301-317 & 461-493)