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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    A VICTORIAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE AND ASSOCIATED TRAY BELONGING TO ELEANOR ROOSEVELT**

    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1849, THE KETTLE-ON-STAND 1859; THE TRAY MARK OF SAINT ARNAUD CREAKE, SHEFFIELD, 1912

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE AND ASSOCIATED TRAY BELONGING TO ELEANOR ROOSEVELT**
    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1849, THE KETTLE-ON-STAND 1859; THE TRAY MARK OF SAINT ARNAUD CREAKE, SHEFFIELD, 1912
    In the Paul de Lamerie pattern, comprising a hot water kettle-on-stand, a coffee pot, teapot, cream jug and open sugar bowl, each fluted pear-form and chased with strapwork, the kettle, coffee pot and teapot with ivory handles, the tea kettle with ivory knop, the kettle-on-stand with detachable burner, the kettle-on-stand engraved with a crest, each marked under base and cover; the associated silver tray rectangular, with chased foliate field and gadrooned border, marked on field
    The kettle-on-stand 16½ in. (42 cm.) high; 294 oz. 10 dwt. (9,164 gr.) gross weight (6)


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    The Roosevelt Era: Selections from the private Collections of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Family included sixty lots of silver, some used at val-kill, sold Christie's, New York, 14-15 Februry 2001.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    From the estate of Eleanor Roosevelt, Val-Kill Farms, Hyde Park, New York, sold Gatlinburg Art Galleries, Gatlinberg, TN, October 16-30, 1964, lot 702.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Southern Collection