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A MEXICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
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A MEXICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**

MARK OF WILLIAM SPRATLING, TAXCO, 1940-46

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A MEXICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE**
MARK OF WILLIAM SPRATLING, TAXCO, 1940-46
Ovalado pattern; comprising a coffee pot, teapot, covered cream jug and sugar bowl; each oval with elongated tapering neck, with wood scroll handles and ball finials, each engraved DeO D*I, marked on bases
The coffee pot 8½ in. (21.7 cm.) high; 61 oz. (1,904 gr.) gross weight (4)
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This pattern, which appeared in the Montgomery Ward catalogue of 1943, is illustrated in Penny C. Morrill, William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance, p. 236.

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