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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    A SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**

    MARK OF WOOD & HUGHES, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
    MARK OF WOOD & HUGHES, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
    Comprising: a teapot, coffee pot, milk jug, sugar bowl, and waste bowl, each of bulbous cylindrical form with hammered surface, the teapot and coffee pot with handles fashioned as tree branches with floral details, handles with ivory insulators, both with hinged covers and finial, the sugar bowl with removable cover and finial, each body engraved with monogram PRS, each marked under base
    The coffee pot 6¾ in. high; 81 oz. 10 dwt. gross weight (5)


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