Lot 484: A 19th Century American Sterling Silver Coffee Service
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
the four piece service including a coffee pot (11.75 in.), cream jug, sugar bowl with cover, and open waste bowl; likely mid-19th century, each marked "STERLING" and without identifying maker's mark, each with finely chased floral and foliate Rococo decoration, the domed covers each with finely cast floral finial.
92.4 total troy oz.
From the Estate of Mrs. Camilla Hammond Smith Strange of Annandale Farm, Gordonsville, VA and Warrenton, VA Born in Washington, D.C., Mrs. Strange was a proud member of the Society of the Lees of Virginia. Like her mother and grandmother, she had a great knowledge and appreciation of antiques and enjoyed decorating with them throughout her home.
Condition Report: Likely with monogram removal; minor denting and light scratching; minor staining and crazing to insulators on coffee pot.