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Vintage Mid Century Gerardo Lopez Five Piece Substantial Solid Sterling Coffee and Tea Service. Lopez of Taxco, Mexico is known for his superb repousse sterling silver work, and this set certainly does not disappoint. All marked “Sterling 925 – Lopez Taxco – Hecho En Mexico”. The tea service includes a coffee pot 10 1/2", a teapot 9 1/2", covered sugar 6", creamer 5" and waste bowl 3 1/2". Weight on all approximately 4565 grams. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Dr. Fraser Wilson, Charleston SC. Dr. Wilson will be remembered for his love of antiques and his dedication to Charleston's history and material culture. He was a Life Trustee of Historic Charleston Foundation and opened his home for house tours for 39 years. Dr. Wilson was appointed to the South Carolina Governor's Mansion Commission by Governors James B. Edwards, Richard W. Riley, Carol Campbell, David M. Beasley, James Hodges, and Mark Sanford. He was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by the Governors for his exemplary service on the Commission He was a member of the Charleston Club, the South Carolina Society, the St. Andrew's Society, the St. Cecilia Society, the Agricultural Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. He was a member of St. Michael's church.

Condition

good

Buyer's Premium

  • 18% up to $50,000
  • 15% up to $1,000,000
  • 10% above $1,000,000

5 PC STERLING SILVER COFFEE / TEA SERVICE

Estimate $2,800 - $3,800Dec 08, 2019
Starting Bid $5
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