4 Pc Ball Tompkins & Black Coin Silver Tea Set J C
4 Pc Ball Tompkins & Black Coin Silver Tea Set J C Moore Pre Tiffany Repousse New York
4 Piece Ball Tompkins & Black Coin Silver Tea Set by Silversmith J C Moore Pre Tiffany Repousse New York
Ornate and important four piece tea set signed Ball Tompkins & Black of New York. 97.97 ozt. J.C. Moore, Silversmith, working prior to his association with Tiffany & Co.. Comprised of 2 pots or pitchers, perhaps a water pitcher and tea pot, along with a covered creamer and open sugar. Embellished floral & Repousse decoration, fancy feet and legs with interspersed landscape motifs. Provenance: Western US Estate.
Dimensions: sugar = 4 x 5 ¾
Creamer = 6 ¼ x 5 ½
Tea pot = 7 ¾ x 8 ¾
Water pitcher = 10 ½ x 10 ½
Significant and historical American silver hollowware find!
Condition: Small 3 letter monogram reads E.M.C. There is a small dent in the spout of the creamer. Typical fine hairlines to pitcher insulation rings. Handle on largest pitcher wobbles slightly. Extremely good condition throughout. Exceptionally & highly important estate find.