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Lot 0190
James Walker Tufts (1835-1902).
Teapot, creamer and sugar bowl impressed on bottom JAMES W. Tufts / Boston / (four-pointed Star enclosing T) / Warranted / Triple Plate / 1900.
Manufactured: Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Circa 1880.
Shape exemplifies the Japanese craze of the late 1870s and 1880s.
Japanese influenced designs: bamboo design handles, flying long-beaked bird, on vermiculite ground with foliage, bird perched on a branch with blossom and bamboo shoots throughout.
Silver-Plate on white metal.
Dimensions: 4 1/4 in., 5 5/8 in., & 3 1/2 in..
Condition: good original estate condition.
Provenance: private estate.

Additional information on this teapot suite can be viewed on the Brooklyn Museum Decorative site.


Good original estate condition.
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James Tufts Tea Set W/ Long Tailed Birds & Foliage 1880

Estimate $200 - $400
$1001 Bid
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