Gorham (American (Rhode Island), founded 1831), circa 1898. A three piece sterling silver tea set comprising a tea pot with wood handle, creamer and handled sugar, all decorated with gadrooning and monogrammed with an "S", the teapot with engraved "1873" and "1898" centering the monogram. Each piece hallmarked on the bottom for Gorham, "STERLING/ A5005" with impressed symbol date code circa 1898, also with retailer's mark for Charles W. Crankshaw (Atlanta, Georgia). Tea pot additionally stamped "1 PINT" and creamer "1/2 PINT". Approximate height of tea pot 7". Approximate height of creamer 2.75". Approximate height of sugar 3", width 5.5". Total weight 22.74 troy ounces. Total approximate weight less standard allotment for wooden elements 14.41 troy ounces.
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