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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    AN AMERICAN SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY**

    MARK OF DURGIN FOR GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1925

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    AN AMERICAN SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY**
    MARK OF DURGIN FOR GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1925
    Colfax pattern, comprising: a kettle-on-stand, teapot, coffee pot, cream jug, two-handled covered sugar bowl and waste bowl; each elongated octagonal, the handles angular, the finials urn-form, the tea kettle, teapot and coffee pot with ivory insulators, each piece chased with panels enclosing foliate drops; the tray elongated octagonal with two handles, each piece engraved with script initial P, each marked under base, the burner marked Gorham, 1925
    The kettle-on-stand 11 in. high (27.9 cm.); 210 oz. (5,953 gr.) gross weight (7)


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