Rare Tiffany Coffee and Tea Set from Circa 1865 - Rarely Available for Sale

Dating back to the Civil War, this antique Tiffany tea & coffee service set is a museum quality masterpiece.
 
 
antique tiffany sterling coffee and tea set
antique tiffany sterling coffee and tea set
 
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Feb. 22, 2012 - PRLog -- This is a fabulous and complete Antique Tiffany & Co., New York, 9 Piece Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service, made circa 1864-1865.

The set comprises: a Coffeepot, Teapot, Kettle-on Stand with Burner, Covered Sugar Bowl, Waste Bowl, Creamer, Two-Handled Tray, Hot Water Pot, and a Tea Caddy. Each piece is marked with Tiffany’s 550 Broadway hallmark.

All pieces have the pattern # 1516, with the exception of the following pieces: The tray #993, the hot water pot #1620, and the tea caddy #1677. The pots are of compressed spherical form with die-rolled band around the midsection, the upper body hand engraved with scroll form and geometric motifs. The set is very unusual in that it not only has the extra pieces, but it also has a tea caddy included as well. Each piece is engraved with a scrolling entwined monogram inside a circular cartouche form reserve, the opposing side with an engraved crest with a coronet above. The set is in good condition.

The set weighs an astounding of 300+ Troy Ounces.

You can see more pictures of this elegant set at:
http://www.nelsonandnelsonantiques.com/items/1115900/item...

At Nelson & Nelson we strive to maintain the most interesting pieces of sterling silver from the 19th century thru the mid part of the 20th century. All of our items have been carefully hand cleaned and polished by the same silversmith for over 30 years. All items purchases on the web site have a full guarantee as to authenticity and age. If you receive an item and are not satisfied for any reason simply return for a full refund on your credit card. If you have any questions please contact me personally by phone or email. Steve Nelson

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