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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 253

    AN AMERICAN FIVE-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**

    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1880-1891

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN FIVE-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
    MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1880-1891
    Comprising a coffee pot, teapot, cream jug, sugar bowl and waste bowl, each circular, with foliate midband, the domed cover with conforming foliate finial, the coffee pot and teapot with ivory insulators, no. 6233, each marked under base
    The coffee pot 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high; 91 oz. (2135 gr.) gross weight (5)


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