COFFEE SET
three pieces.

STERLING

WILLIAM GALE & SONS NEW YORK

dated 1862 and 1863

$4,750.00

 

 

Coffee pot, 8 inches high Creamer, 5-1/4 inches high Covered Sugar, 7 inches high

In the Greek Revival style with medallions of antique heads.

Weight Troy 26 oz 3dwt

William Gale started his business in New York around 1824. The silverware was always of superior quality. In 1855 a silver service of 381 pieces made by William Gale and Son was presented to Commodore Perry to acknowledge his successful treaty with Japan

 

 

      

Full face heads on sugar and creamer

 

Goddess or Muse

and Oceanus (?)

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Heads in profile on the coffee pot.

Juno or Diana

and Dionysus

Together with an unmarked silverplate tray
in the same Greek Revival style with four medallions in the border.

Length 16 inches

Width 12-1/2 inches

American

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Head of Ceres, the Goddess of Harvest and Mars, the God of War in profile on the tray.
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