13 - 14 December 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN AMERICAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE,
MARK FOR ROBERT & WILLIAM WILSON, PHILADEPHIA, CIRCA 1850**,
comprising a teapot with hinged cover, a coffee pot with hinged cover, a milk jug, a sugar bowl, and a waste bowl; all marked 'Sterling' on body; together with a silver-plated tea kettle, stand, and burner and cover
The coffee pot, the tallest, 11¼in. (28.6cm.) high, 115oz. gross weight (10)
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Please note that this lot also contains a silver-plated two-handled tea tray. The correct piece count is ten.
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