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stamped: on bases: "W.G.Forbes" ina conforming rectangle between an eagle's head in an oval and a sheaf of wheat in a rectangle (DuBois' pseudohallmarks)
Seamed silver tea service consisting of a teapot, sugar bowl, creamer and waste bowl; teapot, sugar and creamer have ovoid, boat-shaped bodies, the wastebowl is round; all with floral and geometric bright cut design and a shield shaped reserve in the center with the intials, "AMW" in script; makers marks on the base.
Used in the Verplanck Mansion at 3 Wall St (1750-1822). A similar service with the marks of Forbes and DuBois can be found at the Yale University Art Gallery (1960.53.1-3).
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
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