10 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
A FRENCH SILVER EIGHT-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE-SERVICE
MARK OF BOIN-TABURET, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Each piece spirally fluted-pear shaped with foliage and rocaille cartouche, comprising: a tea-kettle, stand and lamp; a coffee-jug; a teapot; a cream-jug; a milk-jug, each with an ebonised handle; a sugar- bowl and cover, a canister and a slop-bowl, the majority engraved with initials, each piece marked, the bases further stamped 'BOIN-TABURET A PARIS'
The kettle, stand and lamp 18 in. (48 cm.) high
gross weight 175 oz. (5,430 gr.) (8)
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