A SILVER TEA SERVICE
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A SILVER TEA SERVICE

MARK OF GEBELEIN SILVERSMITHS, BOSTON, 1927, THE TEAPOT 1920; DESIGNED BY GEORGE CHRISTIAN GEBELEIN

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A SILVER TEA SERVICE
Mark of Gebelein Silversmiths, Boston, 1927, the teapot 1920; designed by George Christian Gebelein
In the style of Paul Revere, comprising a teapot and stand, cream jug, two-handled sugar bowl and waste bowl; each of fluted-oval form, with bright-cut pendant tassel borders, the teapot with wood handle, the domed cover with pineapple finial, the stand on four fluted pad feet, each marked under base
The teapot 12in. long; 54oz. gross weight (5)
Provenance
Gebelein Silversmiths, East Arlington, Vermont
Literature
Wendy Kaplan, "The Art That is Life", The Arts & Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920, 1987, pp. 178-79, no. 65.

Lot Essay

The design for this tea service is based on a Revere teapot in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The present service was displayed at an exhibition devoted to the Arts and Crafts Movement at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Detroit Institute of Arts and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in 1987-88.

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