Property from a Private Southern California Collection
An American coin silver three-piece tea service
by Ball, Tompkins & Black, New York, 1835-51
Comprising: 1 teapot; 1 covered two-handled sugar bowl and 1 cream jug, each of paneled urn form, applied with stylized anthemia bands, engraved on one side with Gothic style initial "N", scroll handles, the covers applied with cast and chased blossom finials, total weight approximately 65 oz troy.
heights 8in (20.3cm) to 11in (27.9cm); teapot length over spout and handle 11in (27.9cm)