Tea service

Object Number: 
1939.217a-e
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver, ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 12 x 7 1/8 in. (27.3 x 30.5 x 18.1 cm)
Marks: 
Inscription: all four vessels are engraved at center on fronts: "Jane Borrowe/ from/ Ann Colt" in script Mark: all pieces stamped on bases: "G. BOYCE" in a conforming rectangle over "N. Y." in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver tea service consisting of a teapot, sugar bowl with lid, creamer and waste bowl; plain conical bodies with concave shoulders, short necks and applied, scalloped and gadrooned rims; seated on round scalloped and gadrooned bases with round gadrooned pedestals; cast, round domed, mushroom-cap (gadrooned) lids with cast flower finial bolted onto the top; scroll handles; engraved, "Jane Borrowe/ from/ Ann Colt" in script on the fronts; maker's mark on bases.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group