• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 528

    AN ITALIAN GILT-METALWARE FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY EN SUITE

    MILAN, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILT-METALWARE FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY EN SUITE
    MILAN, 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: teapot, coffee pot, kettle-on-stand with spirit lamp, cream jug, sugar bowl and shaped oval two-handled tray, squat baluster with wavy decoration to foot-rims, the sides chased with scrolling foliage and rocaille decoration, leaf-embellished scroll handles, ivory insulators to teapot, coffee pot and kettle
    the tray 26 in. (66 cm.) wide, handle-to-handle
    gross weight 355 oz. (11,005 gr.) (7)


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