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Antique American Gorham Coin Silver Mary Todd Lincoln Tea & Coffee Service, 1861

$12,500per set

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Antique Gorham & Co coin silver Mary Todd Lincoln tea and coffee set, 1861. Gorham & Co had made this set and it was gifted to Mary Todd Lincoln during the Lincoln administration. The set comprises one coffee pot, one tea pot and one hot water pot, a lidded sugar bowl and milk jug and a tea chalice with a gold wash interior. All the pieces having overall repousse and strapwork design, the lids having beaded finials. The set seems to have never been used, the silver is bright & vibrant and the hand chased details are crisp. The bases are stamped with Gorham & Co lion, anchor and a gothic letter G (used from 1852-1865) and the pattern number "30". Condition is excellent, total silver weight is 154 oz. Please see sizes and weights of each piece below. Coffee Pot 12.75" tall X 8.5" wide X 5.5" deep (32.5 cm X 21.5 cm X 14 cm) 40 oz Tea & hot water pots 9.5" tall X 9.25" wide X 5" wide (24 cm X 23.5 cm X 12.5 cm) 31 oz each/62 oz total Cream pitcher 7.25" tall X 5.75" wide X 3.75" deep (18.5 cm X 14.5 cm X 9.5 cm) 14 oz Chalice 5.25" tall X 6" wide X 5.25" deep (13.5 cm X 15 cm X 13.5 cm) 15 oz Sugar dish (with lid) 9" tall X 7" wide X 4.75" deep (23 cm X 18 cm X 12 cm) 22 oz.

Details

  • Creator
    Gorham CO. (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.75 in. (32.39 cm)Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Depth: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 7
  • Style
    American Empire (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Silver,Engraved,Repoussé
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1859
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C12371stDibs: LU4876127715402

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    Ships From: Portland, OR
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