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Baronial Shreve Dresser Service

Baronial Shreve Dresser Service


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 493860
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
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14380 Shoreline Highway
Valley Ford, CA 94972-0419
707-876-3392

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$6600

Incorporating a fortune in Renaissance and later coins, this magnificent set is composed of two large decanters, a covered powder box and a shoe horn. It is marked "Geo.C. Shreve & Co. San Francisco." Circa 1880, superb condition. The decanters are 8-1/2 inches high and 5-1/2 inches wide, the powder box is 5-3/4 inches high and 4-1/4 inches in diameter and the shoe horn is 10-1/4 inches in length and two inches wide at the base. Of heavy-gauge silver, the set weighs in at approximately 52 ounces.