Lot 306: An American sterling silver five-piece tea and coffee service, William B. Durgin Co., retailed by Black, Starr & Frost, 1880-1905
December 15, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
An American sterling silver five-piece tea and coffee service
William B. Durgin Co., retailed by Black, Starr & Frost, 1880-1905
Comprising teapot, coffee pot, covered sugar, creamer and waste bowl. (5).
H: 7 in. (coffee pot). Weight: 59.6 oz. t.
Generally good condition with no evidence of damage or repairs. Surface scratches and wear throughout consistent with age and use. The teapot with two shallow dents, one to shoulder and one to body. The waste bowl with persistent tarnish.
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