• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    A VICTORIAN SCOTTISH SILVER MATCHED FOUR-PIECE TEA SET

    MARK OF J. MUIRHEAD AND SONS, GLASGOW, 1861/65

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SCOTTISH SILVER MATCHED FOUR-PIECE TEA SET
    MARK OF J. MUIRHEAD AND SONS, GLASGOW, 1861/65
    Of squat baluster form, the sides engraved with a central band of Greek-key decoration and further checkered decoration, one side engraved with initials JG, ivory insulators to teapot and hot water jug
    The hot water jug, 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
    42 oz. (1,302 gr.) (4)


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