• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    A VICTORIAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET

    MARK OF JAMES DIXON AND SON, SHEFFIELD, 1863

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET
    MARK OF JAMES DIXON AND SON, SHEFFIELD, 1863
    Sides engraved with rococo scrolls and flowers, teapot with presentation inscription, tea and coffee pot with bud finials to covers and ivory insulators, gilt interiors to cream jug and sugar bowl
    coffee pot, 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high
    70.5 oz. (2,186 gr.) (4)


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