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Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
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New York Aesthetic Tea Set by John Wendt for Ball, Black C 1865
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Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00

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Aesthetic sterling silver tea set. Made by John Wendt for Ball, Black & Co. in New York, ca 1865. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Globular body on four monopodium hoof supports. High bracket handle with threaded and beaded wire mounted to ram’s head. Cover raised (teapot cover hinged) with butterfly finial. Teapot spout faceted and diagonal with applied wreath. Creamer has helmet mouth with v-spout. Stylized ornament including engraved “studded” border, and engraved and applied leaves. Midcentury chic with Classical elements. Marked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: Teapot: H 5 1/2 x W 6 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Creamer: H 4 7/8 x W 3 x D 2 1/2 in. Sugar: H 5 x W 5 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 20.5 troy ounces. #BU255