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Sale Price: Sold   Stock #BP473

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American Art Nouveau Hand-Hammered Coffee and Tea Set with Flowers
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Sale Price: Sold


Art Nouveau sterling silver coffee and tea set. Made by Black, Starr & Frost & in New York, ca 1890. This set comprises coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl.

Each: Baluster body with wavy rim and raised and wavy foot. Visible hand hammering with curvilinear frames (vacant) and chased and repousse wildflowers. Handles scrolled. Covers domed (coffeepot and teapot covers hinged). Coffeepot and teapot have s-form spout. Creamer has wide lip spout.

A great high-low design that combines traditional forms, consciously crafted precious metal, and a homely natural motif.

Hallmarks include no. 1028. Very good condition with rich patina.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 9 x W 10 x D 4 1/4 in. Teapot: H 7 1/2 x W 10 x D 4 1/2 in. Creamer: H 5 1/4 x W 5 7/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Sugar: H 6 1/2 x W 8 x D 3 7/8 in. Waste bowl: H 5 x W 5 x D 3 5/8 in. Total weight: 92.21 troy ounces. #BP473