Extensive coffee and tea service with original, leather-covered case. Silver. 8 parts; Coffee and teapot, hot water kettle with rechaud and central burner, cream jug, milk jug, sugar bowl, candy and pastry bowl. Pressed, bulbous body with a slightly arched lid and a low-set tubular spout. Wall finely engine-turned and divided by a meander frieze, on the front a monogram cartouche with a count's crown. Partly gold-plated inside. Unw. Signs of use. Suitcase lock damaged; Gest. 13 Lot, inspection mark, master Friedrich Dorschel (becomes master 1851).
Weight together approx. 4830 g.
See Neuwirth, Wiener Silber, P 2116. / P /
PROVENANCE: From the private collection of the count. A Vienna eight-piece silver coffee and tea set by Friedrich Dorschel (master since 1851) from the property of a royal family. Original leather case with flawed lock. Signs of use. Standard mark 13 lot, assay and master's mark. Austria. Vienna. 1864.
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