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Tiffany Cased Sterling Silver Tea/Flatware Service

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Tiffany & Co. cased sterling silver five piece tea and coffee service, monogrammed, in a floral repousse pattern together with a partial Tiffany & Co. flatware service, monogrammed, in the "Chrysanthemum" pattern. Tea service comprisingcoffee pot, teapot, covered sugar, creamer, waste bowl. Largest: 9" high, 8" wide. Smallest: 4 3/4" high, 5" wide. Tea set weight: 90.92 OZT. Flatware comprising twelve dinner forks, twelve luncheon forks, twelve tablespoons, twelve teaspoons. Small edge nicks to spoon bowls and fork tines. Largest: 8 3/8" long, 1 5/8" wide. Smallest: 5 3/4" long, 1 1/8" wide. Flatware weight: 135.45 OZT. Total silver weight 226.37 OZT. All contained within a Tiffany & Co. Oak presentationcase with key, brass plaque reads: "C. Eugene Gunther from his Uncle John Seymour July 5, 1917". Age cracks, case with bent inner lock hinge, loose keyplate, nicks, paint spatter, scratches to brass plaques, lower drawer does not closecompletely. Case: 13 3/4" high, 19 1/2" wide, 13 3/4" deep. Provenance: Bernard Baruch, given to John Seymour, President of NY Stock Exchange upon his retirement. John Seymour gifted silver in 1917 to nephew C. Eugene Gunther, who willed silver to

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