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Posted 3 years ago

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Irishnativ…
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Not sure what this is. Tried to do some research online and came up with possibly a samovar? Has intricate heiroglyphics all around the center of each piece. Ornate handles and lid. No markings visible. Very heavy. May be silver or pewter?

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  1. Irishnative65 Irishnative65, 3 years ago
    Ok, got a closer look at the bottom of the pitcher. It is Derby Silver Co. Not sure what the pattern is, though.
  2. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    I don't see a spigot. If there's no spigot, it wouldn't be a samovar, would it? Could it be a sugar and creamer? This is likely silver plate. What fun pieces!
  3. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Oops. Sorry. Egyptian Revival/Aesthetic Movement. I don't see the hieroglyphics, though I don't doubt what you report. I don't know the exact name /number of the pattern., but it does look like a sugar and creamer.
  4. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Hi, sorry to be so piecemeal. Confirmed that the covered bowl is the sugar bowl; the other vessel is the creamer. I am working on four other projects now, so I can't undertake to hunt down the teapot that went with your pieces. However, if I should come across it, I'll post my findings. You're right about it not being easy to find. If I were you, I'd be looking for Derby
    'catalogue', or other publication, and look for the Egyptian Revival pieces.

    Looks like the silver finish is in poor condition - much worn. However, it might be possible to replate these and still retain significant detail. I think that they're fabulous just the way they are. I find them thrilling!!!!

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