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    Sale 2141

    Christie's Interiors

    3 - 4 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 238

    AN AMERICAN SILVER TEA SERVICE,**

    MARKS FOR GORHAM, CIRCA 1900,

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN SILVER TEA SERVICE,**
    MARKS FOR GORHAM, CIRCA 1900,
    in the 'Chester' pattern, comprising a teapot with hinged cover; a hot water kettle with hinged cover, stand and burner; a two-handled open sugar bowl; a milk jug; and a waste bowl; each monogrammed; ivory insulators; each marked 'Sterling'
    The teapot 9½in. (24.2cm.) long overall, 76oz. gross weight (7)


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