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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 55

Gorham 7 pc Silver Tea Set with Sterling Tray, 393 oz.

Estimate: $8,000 - $9,000
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Substantial Gorham sterling silver Rococo style repousse tea and coffee service, seven (7) pieces including a kettle on stand, tea pot, coffee pot, creamer, lidded sugar bowl, waste bowl, and large tray. All pieces in a highly decorative pattern, each with slight stylistic differences, featuring herm, mask, and dolphin details to feet, Phoenix spouts, fruit and vegetable garlands, shell and acanthus leaf motifs, and scrolling and foliate decoration throughout. Monogrammed "AB" to center of Kettle, coffee pot, teapot, and tray. Each is marked with STERLING, Gorham maker's marks, as well as additional letter codes, all stamped DI and followed by a third letter in alphabetical order from S through Y. Tray additionally stamped 28TN. Ranging in size from 3 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W x 6" D to 15 1/2" H x 10" W x 7 1/2" D. 393.22 total troy ounces. Early 20th century.


All items in overall very good condition with minimal surface wear. Creamer with slight warping to foot. Kettle pin with repaired break.

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Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
Swift Code: PNFPUS44
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Knoxville, TN 37909
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Property from the Collection of Jo Ann Cline Yates, Lookout Mountain Tennessee.