• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A VICTORIAN MATCHED FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SET

    VARIOUS MAKERS, ALL SHEFFIELD, 1872/75/78

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN MATCHED FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SET
    VARIOUS MAKERS, ALL SHEFFIELD, 1872/75/78
    Comprising teapot, hot water jug of ewer form, sugar bowl and cream jug, each decorated with a procession of Classical warriors and musicians and centred by ribbon-tied laurel-leaf cartouches, tea pot and hot water jug with helmet finials, gilt interior to sugar bowl
    the largest, 13 in. (33 cm.) high
    69 oz. (2,139 gr.) (4)


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