Eaton & Gordon Coin Silver Presentation Tea Set C1855 Rare Maker 93 Oz
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Eaton & Gordon Coin Silver Presentation Tea Set C1855 Rare Maker 93 Oz:
IMPORTANT EATON & GORDON c1855 COIN SILVER PRESENTATION TEA SET; NEW YORK FIRM LISTED ONLY FEW YEARS; WEIGHS 93 OUNCES
We are quite pleased to offer this rare c1855 Eaton & Gordon presentation coin silver tea service.
Listed for only a handful of years in the 1850s in New York. Later became Eaton, Gordon and Borget. The latter of Tiffany fame. Known to have supplied Ball Black Co. Americas most important retailer before Tiffany.
Classic tapering urn form, with wide petal fluting.
Elegant scrolling leaf and vine heart shape medallion decorative border work throughout.
Centre with Gothic presentation initials.
The covers well fit. Topped with satin finish raised flower and leaf finial, original fasteners.
Equally well cast leaf accented spout and handles. The teapot with original heat stops.
Presentation monogram Gothic MAM to EFD.
Eaton & Gordon urn form cream jug is 8 inches tall and 13 standard ounces.
Waste bowl is 7 inches 19 standard ounces.
The sugar bowl is 9 inches tall and 25 1/2 standard ounces.
The teapot is 11 inches handle to spout and it is 35 1/2 standard ounces.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage silver set weighs 93 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown. The marks especially well struck.
In excellent condition. Rich lusterous silver patina throughout. Including interior. Stands firm on table or museum display shelf. The scrolling heart border work retains its original detail. Some tiny shallow bumps and scuffs mostly to shoulder areas.
For the discerning collector of the finest mid 19th century American silver. Focused upon rarely seen New York partnerships. An exceptional c1855 Eaton & Gordon coin silver raised urn tea service. For Ball Black & Co.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
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