18 - 19 January 2007
A SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SERVICE
MARK OF ALPHONSE LA PAGLIA FOR GEORG JENSEN USA, MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1945
In the Jensen blossom style, comprising a teapot, cream jug and covered sugar bowl, each globular, the spreading foot with pierced foliate border, the teapot with wood leaf handle and pod join, the covers with pod finials, each marked under base GEORG JENSEN INC. U.S.A. L.P.
The teapot 8 in. high; 50 oz. 10 dwt. gross weight (3)
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A similar tea service by Alphonse La Paglia for International Silver was sold in these Rooms, 3 March 2004, lot 145.
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