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Lot 473: An Assembled Victorian Silver Coffee Service
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
three pieces including: a coffee pot with London (1865) hallmarks, mark of John Samuel Hunt and further marked Hunt & Roskell / Late / Storr & Mortimer, pear form with chased floral and rocaille decoration, one side with armorial engraving of a lion below the motto Quod Ero Spero (9.5 in.) (minor denting to belly; expected staining and crazing to original ivory insulators); a parcel gilt sugar bowl with Sheffield (1859) hallmarks, mark of Martin Hall & Co., chased with floral decoration and same armorial engraving as pot (4 3/8 in.) (minor denting); and the third a small footed creamer with London (1845) hallmarks, mark of John Samuel Hunt and further marked Hunt & Roskell / Late / Storr Mortimer & Hunt, with armorial shield engraving beneath spout (minor dings, minor staining to original ivory insulators).
49.8 total troy oz.