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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A VICTORIAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1876

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1876
    THE TAPERING SIDES ENGRAVED WITH FLOWER-HEADS AND LEAVES CENTRED BY VACANT OVAL CARTOUCHES ON EITHER SIDE, ON TUCKED-IN COLLET BASE, ANTHEMION DECORATED SPOUT AND ANGULAR HANDLES, THE TEA AND COFFEE POT WITH IVORY INSULATORS AND KNOP FINIALS, GILT INTERIOR TO MILK JUG AND SUGAR BOWL
    65.5 OZ. (2031 GR.) (4)


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