Lot 149: American sterling tea and coffee service, of Southern interest (5pcs)
November 17, 2016
West Columbia, SC, USALive Auction
American sterling tea and coffee service, of Southern interest circa 1882-1898, retailed by Atlanta firm of Maier & Berkele (Armin Maier and John Berkele), ornated etched design and initials, comprising:
teapot, H4 1/2"
covered sugar, H4"
wastebowl, H2 3/4"
marked: BIXBY SILVER CO. PROVIDENCE, R.I., STERLING, 1277 and one with addition of retailer's mark: MAIER & BERKELE
Total 70.5ozT all in (5pcs)
Provenance: South Carolina private collection
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