Lot 485: An Assembled Baltimore Repousse Sterling Silver Tea Set
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
the three piece set including a teapot (6.25 in.), creamer, and open sugar bowl; the teapot marked for Hennegan, Bates & Co., the creamer and sugar with unknown hallmark; all three with period engraved monograms to base; each finely hand-worked with stippled ground.
28.9 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: The legs of each piece are slightly pressed into the body; minor expected staining and crazing to insulators of teapot handle.