• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2301

    Christie's Interiors

    6 - 7 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 187

    AN AMERICAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA SERVICE,

    MARKS FOR GORHAM, EARLY 20TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA SERVICE,
    MARKS FOR GORHAM, EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
    comprising a teapot with hinged cover; coffee pot with hinged cover; hot water kettle (handled detached, included with the lot) with hinged cover; sugar bowl and cover and milk jug; all marked 'Sterling' except the stand; each vessel monogrammed and engraved with a coat-of-arms; the bases with inscriptions; together with a silver-plated kettle stand and a silver-burner
    The teapot 12½in. (31.8cm.) long, 139oz. gross weight (9)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR