• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    A SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET IN THE NEO-CLASSICAL STYLE

    MARK OF ATKIN BROTHERS, SHEFFIELD, 1914

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    A SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET IN THE NEO-CLASSICAL STYLE
    MARK OF ATKIN BROTHERS, SHEFFIELD, 1914
    Hemispherical, on square pedestal foot, the sides chased with ribbon-tied swags above stiff-leaves all below a band of guilloche decoration, bead borders, cream jug and sugar bowl with gilt interiors, teapot, coffee pot and kettle-on-stand with ivory insulators and knop finials
    the kettle-on-stand 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high
    155.5 oz. (4,821 gr.) (5)


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