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A SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
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A SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**

MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1929

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A SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, 1929
Plymouth pattern, comprising a kettle-on-stand, coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar bowl, cream jug, waste bowl, strainer, strainer stand, lemon fork, and sugar tongs; the kettle, coffee pot, teapot, and sugar bowl each fluted urn form with urn-shaped finials, the kettle and coffee pot with ivory insulators, engraved with initials FA, the kettle engraved Jan. 10, 1930, each marked under base, the strainer apparently unmarked
The kettle-on-stand 13½ in. (34.2 cm.) high; 122 oz. (3458 gr.) gross weight (10)
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Lot Essay

This tea service, engraved with the initials FA, was a wedding present to Frances Auchincloss from Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCann (she was the eldest daughter of F. W. Woolworth). Frances Auchincloss married Thomas Watson Armitage in 1930 in New York City.
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