A fine and rare cased tea-set for two persons, by Maquet, French, circa 1905,
Lot 35
A fine and rare cased tea-set for two persons, by Maquet, French, circa 1905,
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine and rare cased tea-set for two persons, by Maquet, French, circa 1905,
brown pigskin case, with gilt locks and catches and leather handle to lid, with hinged front doors, opening to reveal gray suede-lined interior, the upper section fitted with gilt accessories comprising wicker-handled kettle containing burner, with oil container and folding stand, wicker-handled tea-pot containing milk-jug and sugar bowl, many pieces stamped with maker's marks, with Toy-Le-Rosey bone china tea-cups and saucers contained in the lower section, and sugar tongs and pair of matching gilt teaspoons housed in the doors, the lid monogramed 'R.M.' and the case measuring 11½ins wide.
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