• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5659

    Christie's Interiors

    12 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    A VICTORIAN SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET

    MARK OF WILLIAM HUNTER, LONDON, 1855

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET
    MARK OF WILLIAM HUNTER, LONDON, 1855
    The fluted sides chased with stylised acanthus leaves and engraved with initials on one side, rocaille and flower-head rim and scroll handles terminating at either end in foliage, tea and coffee pot with flower finials and ivory insulators
    79 oz. (2,449 gr.) (4)


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