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Gorham Sterling Silver Shell & Floral 5 Piece Tea Set 1905 100 Oz For Sale
FINEST 1905 GORHAM STERLING SILVER FIVE POECE TEA SET; HAND DECORATED SHELL AND FLORAL SPRAYS; WEIGHS 100 OUNCES; EXCELLENT
We are pleased to offer this extremely large and fine 1905 Gorham sterling silver five piece tea set.
In classic inverted pear form.
Beautifully hand decorated shell and floral decoration. The rim with unique diamond garden trellis, alternating with floral sprays. United by vine scroll.
The finest turn of the century Gorham finish detail throughout. Clearly from one of the firm's master chasers.
Exceptionally large flowers in various stages of bloom. Ruffled leaves and long streaming vine all about.
Well cast and fit domed cover. Topped with most unique swirling acanthus frame mountain of berries finial. Or so it seems.
Equally well fashioned rolled leaf cap streaming floral double scroll handles. Rising from rolled edge spread leaf terminal.
Script monogram "CHL"(?) one side.
This Gorham sterling silver shell and floral cream jug is 5 1/2 inches handle to spout and 10 standard ounces.
The sugar bowl 9 inches handle to handle and 18 1/2 standard ounces.
The waste bowl is 5 1/2 inches and 11 standard ounces.
The teapot is 11 inches handle to spout and it weighs 27 standard ounces.
The coffee pot is 10 1/2 inches handle to spout and 9 tall and it weighs 33 standard ounces.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling construction. The entire service weighs 100 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. The beautiful floral sprays and shell decoration retains its original crisp hand chased detail. Stands perfectly even on table. The interiors of tea and coffee pot clean as if little used. Handles secure and retain the original heat stops.
Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We welcome your interest. As collectors we are quite easy to work with.
We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly US Postal Express & Priority, never Ground. Always fully insured.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted if condition, country or dating is significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund shipping.
Remember these are antiques with expected wear normal use. Returnins because you failed to read the listing correctly, or we did not note the tiniest few scuffs, shallow pinhead bumps or mildly bent rim is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax.
We have over 7780 responses. And, are quite proud of our Top Seller designation.
We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.