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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 260

    AN AMERICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE**

    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1865, THE WASTE BOWL MARKED J.L.W. AND B. MARSH, ALBANY

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    AN AMERICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE**
    MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1865, THE WASTE BOWL MARKED J.L.W. AND B. MARSH, ALBANY
    Comprising: a teapot, cream jug, sugar bowl and waste bowl; each baluster shape on circular foot, chased with grapevines, trellis and fish scales, each domed cover with flower finial, the cream jug with mask spout, the handles fashioned as branches, the teapot with ivory insulators, each marked under base
    The teapot 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high; 94 oz. (2934 gr.) gross weight (4)


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