5 March 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,998
GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
A VICTORIAN FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET
MARK OF BARNARD BROTHERS, 1874
of vase form with bead mounts, each piece chased and embossed with bands of acanthus, and floral-swag and child's masks around each upper body, the coffee pot and tea pot with ivory insulators to the 'C' scroll acanthus-decorated handles, the pots also with flush hinges and pineapple finials, height of coffee pot 28cm (11in), 83oz.
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