SOLD! for $2,040.00.
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William Forbes (working 1826-1864, New York City) for Ball, Black & Company (New York) four-piece repousse coin silver tea service, comprised of a teapot, covered sugar bowl, creamer, and open waste bowl. Each piece with a rounded body on a circular pedestal base with laurel decorated bands to the shoulders, rims, and base, and floral repousse decoration to the bodies, handles, and spouts, with central cartouche to the bodies and C-scroll handles. Teapot and covered sugar with twisted flame finials to the lids. Teapot, creamer, and sugar bowl bases marked "Ball, Black & Co. New York" together with "W.F" and an eagle hallmark. Waste bowl with partial marks of "New York". 3-letter monogram to cartouche "J.J.C.". Ranging in size from 6 1/4" H to 12 3/4" H. 86.575 total troy ounces. The Estate of Elizabeth Chalfant, Nashville, TN. Condition: All pieces monogrammed and with light general wear. Waste bowl rests slightly uneven at the stem. Cream pot base slightly uneven. Teapot with some dings and dent to lower body. Small repair to base of wastebowl.