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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    A REGENCY SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SERVICE**

    MARK OF NAPHTALI HART, LONDON, 1814

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    A REGENCY SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SERVICE**
    MARK OF NAPHTALI HART, LONDON, 1814
    Comprising a teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl, each shaped oval on ball feet, with bright-cut oak leaf and acorn border and gadrooned rim, each side with rectangular vacant cartouche, the teapot silver handle with ivory insulator, each marked on body, teapot cover and nut
    The teapot 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) long; 41 oz. (1281 gr.) gross weight (3)


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    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.