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Four piece parcel gilt sterling silver Individual or "Bachelor" Tea Service including the sterling silver tray and a demitasse cup set in the Pompeiian pattern by Mount Vernon Silver, retailed by Brand-Chatillon Company, New York, 22 items total. Includes an oval sterling tray with guilloche banded rim and rectangular vermeil medallions depicting four cherubs, together with a teapot, creamer with giltwash interior, and sugar bowl, all of Neoclassical urn form with guilloche banded rims and reeded handles, the bodies adorned with engraved swags and vermeil repousse medallions depicting a Greek goddess on one side and monogram reserves on the other, raised on square bases with guilloche banding. Also includes a set of six (6) sterling silver demitasse cup holders and six (6) saucers, in the Pompeiian pattern, together with six (6) Lenox Neoclassical porcelain inserts. All sterling items stamped on reverse STERLING POMPEIIAN N186 with Mount Vernon hallmark and BRAND-CHATILLON CO. All sterling items with illegible Art Deco style monograms. Service pieces ranging in size from 4 1/2" H x 5 3/8" W to 11 1/2" H x 7 1/4" W. Tray: 16" W x 9 1/2" D. Demitasse cups with inserts: 2 5/8" H x 3 1/8" W. Saucers: 3 5/8" dia. Combined weight: 76.96 total troy ounces. Note: Brand-Chatillon was an upscale retailer located at 773 Fifth Avenue in New York. The company both made and retailed fine silver and jewelry and was out of business by 1940. Provenance: Private Indiana collection, acquired from Dawn Evers-Corley, D. Bigda Antiques, Charleston, South Carolina. Condition: All items in overall good condition with normal surface wear, especially tray. Few dents, largest 1/8", to demitasse cup holders.