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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

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

    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO. PROVIDENCE, 1884-1888

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    AN AMERICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO. PROVIDENCE, 1884-1888
    Comprising: a coffee pot, teapot, cream jug and covered sugar bowl; each of baluster form with spiral fluting to lower body, the coffee pot and teapot with ivory insulators, the domed covers with spiral fluting, each marked on base, also with pattern number 1780, the coffee pot with pattern number 199 in rectangle for special order
    The coffee pot 8 in. high; 59 oz. gross weight (4)


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