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A SEVEN-PIECE SANBORNS STERLING SILVER COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE
Mexico
The set consisting of a cream pitcher, a covered sugar bowl, a waste bowl, a teapot, a coffee pot, a hot water pot on a stand with an oil holder and wick, and a footed tray; all but the tray having a simple elegant slightly lobed body with a band of wavy parallel lines around the rim, shoulder, and/or foot; the oval tray with a slightly lobed edge with a similar band of lines, four short tab feet, and two handles; the three spouted pots having hinged lids and handles with heat spacers; all but the stand stamped on the underside (including the oil holder) with a rectangle enclosing one large and two small owls, the number 3, and the words SANBORNS/MEXICO/STERLING; the number 5 below the rectangle; total weight 378.8 oz (10,746.56 gr). Teapot hinge broken and oil holder cap missing. Interiors of pots and creamer darkened with use. Otherwise, all in good condition, with a little tarnishing here and there and a dimple or two; the tray top surface additionally with numerous shallow scratches. Tray including handles: 2 x 29 3/8 x 19 1/8 inches (5 x 74.6 x 48.5 cm); water pot and stand: 12 ¾ x 11 ½ x 7 ¼ inches (32.3 x 29.2 x 18.4 cm)

Seven pieces total

Starting Bid

$6,500.00

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  • 22%

2: A SEVEN-PIECE SANBORNS STERLING SILVER COFFEE AND TE

Auction ended on Sun, Feb 19, 2012
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Estimate $8,000 - $9,000
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