21 November 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,350
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A FIVE-PIECE VICTORIAN SILVER TEA SERVICE
MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH, 1847
each piece of lobed, bellied form engraved with flower and foliage scrolls, with ivory insulators and scroll handles, the teapot and sugar-bowl cover with fluted bud finial, the tea-kettle with floral scroll supports, fluted spout and flower and foliage finial, the circular domed, lobed stand on scroll feet, with plain circular lamp, comprising: a teapot, a kettle-on-stand with lamp, a sugar-bowl and cover, and a pair of sugar tongs - height of kettle-on-stand 35cm (13¾in), 138oz gross.
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