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Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 58

English Sterling 3 pc Tea Set w/ Silverplated Urn & Tray, 5 pcs.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,300

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Five (5) assorted English silver tea items, including three-piece George IV sterling tea set. 1st - 3rd items: Three (3) English sterling silver repousse tea items, melon form, with lobed bodies having alternating floral sprays, fruit designs, and cartouches; C-scroll handles with foliate accents; foliate, scrolling rims; and scalloped, footed base with foliate wreath design. Set includes one (1) teapot with a gooseneck spout with floral accents and a hinged lid having floral vignettes and a foliate finial with a pheasant to each side, one (1) creamer with a gooseneck spout having floral accents and a strap handle with boar's head motif, and one (1) waste bowl with two strap handles with boar's head motifs. All items stamped with marks for Charles and John Fry II and hallmarks for Sterling, London, George IV, and 1825. Ranging in size from 5 1/8" H x 7 1/2" W x approx. 5" D to 7" H x 12" W x approx. 7 3/4" D. 57.720 total troy ounces. 4th item: Silver-plated footed serving tray with chased central cabochon design surrounded by foliate scrolling and shells; repousee rim with rosettes, scrolling foliate forms, and diapered patterning; two handles; and shell and ribbon repousse edging. Stamped with maker's mark for John Round & Son, EP, 9789, 61, and star. 18 5/8" H x 26 1/8" W. 5th item: Silver-plated hot water or tea urn, round form with bud-shaped lid with flame finial and repousse floral festoons; gadrooned rim; two, flat top handles; floral festoons, egg motif, and gadrooning to body; naturalistic spigot with horn knob; and a formed, square base with floral festoons and flourish corners, pierced apron, and four claw-and-ball feet. Stamped with 7861 to inside of lid; otherwise unmarked. 21 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W x 10 1/2" D. All items 19th century.

The Estate of Margaret Harold Roberts, Lookout Mountain, Georgia.


All items in overall good condition with scattered surface scratches and use wear. Urn with calcium residue and surface oxidation; internal liner and lid slightly dented.