Lot 447
An Important Philadelphia Coin Silver Tea & Coffee Service with Hunt Motif
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1848, the six piece service including: a tea urn with mark of Taylor & Lawrie, retailer's mark of Bailey & Kitchen, the recto featuring a finely executed landscape with small thatched roof farmstead, the verso a similar landscape with sailboat and figure on calm pond in the foreground, with original heating cylinder (18.25 in.); a coffee pot with marks of Taylor & Lawrie and Bailey & Kitchen, featuring a landscape with huntsmen and hounds (13.5 in) (dent to waist near handle); a teapot with mark of Bailey & Co. and with pseudo hallmarks indicating "American Standard" silver, with same decoration as coffee pot (13 in.); a covered sugar bowl with mark of Bailey & Co. and pseudo hallmarks, the landscape with single huntsman (12.5 in.); a creamer with mark of Bailey & Co. and pseudo hallmarks, the landscape with two huntsmen and a hound (8 in.); and a waste bowl with Bailey & Co. mark and pseudo hallmarks, the landscape featuring two birds in flight. No monograms; each domed cover surmounted by a finely cast hound with single raised paw, ornately cast handles with foliate and floral motif, and each raised on a stepped foot with cast foliate motif and shell bracket feet.

108.1 total troy oz.

From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida

Minimal light scattered scratches; staining and crazing to original insulators on tea and coffee pots.

$3,000 - 6,000