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    Sale 2141

    Christie's Interiors

    3 - 4 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 243

    AN AMERICAN SILVER SIX-PIECE TEA SERVICE,**

    MARKS FOR GORHAM, 1901, RETAILER'S MARK J. E. CALDWELL,

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN SILVER SIX-PIECE TEA SERVICE,**
    MARKS FOR GORHAM, 1901, RETAILER'S MARK J. E. CALDWELL,
    comprising a teapot with hinged cover; a coffee pot with hinged cover; a kettle with hinged cover, burner and stand; a sugar bowl and cover; a milk jug; a waste bowl; and a two-handled tea tray; with ivory insulators; each marked 'Sterling'
    The teapot 10½in. (26.5cm.) long overall, 324.5oz gross weight (10)


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