RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 21st May, 2018.

ANTIQUE 19thC AMERICAN TIFFANY & CO SOLID SILVER CHRYSANTHEMUM TEA SET c.1880

19th Century American five piece tea and coffee service on tray, comprising a coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar bowl, waist bowl, cream jug and massive tray, each piece on four chrysanthemum-clad feet, with fluted body, the shaped rectangular tray with chrysanthemum border and engraved floral design.

Tea set hallmarked "Sterling Silver" (925-1000 standard), pattern 5960 year 1880, all bearing the Maker's mark "TIFFANY & CO", order number 2120.

Tray hallmarked "Sterling Silver" (925-1000 standard), pattern number 6682 year 1881, order number 1055, this tray rare tray was designed by Charles Grosjean for Tiffany & Co.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5288

ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH AESTHETIC MOVEMENT SOLID SILVER BACHELOR SET, MAYER c.1880

19th Century French Aesthetic Movement silver bachelor tea & coffee set, comprising of coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, cream jug, tray and cup with saucer. The set is extremely unusual in design and finely crafted, engraved with highly-decorative flowers and birds in the oriental inspired style.

Hallmarked French silver (950), Paris, year 1870-90, Maker's mark A.A in a lozenge (unknown to me), each base is stamped "E. MAYER" retailer's mark.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5332