Includes an early 19th century 3 piece Gerardus Boyce coin silver tea service comprised of a teapot, creamer, and lidded sugar. All items with panels of heart decoration, heart form skirts to base of vessel, and floral form finials to lidded items. Gerardus Boyce (New York, 1796-1880). Stamped to underside, "G. Boyce", and either, "N.Y." or, "N. York". Total approx. weight of all items is 78.76 troy oz. Accompanied by a silver-plated tray with reticulated border, shell form shoulders, and applied acanthus leaves to handles. From a Fairfield County, CT estate. Dimensions: teapot measures approx. 12" h.
Light surface scratches, and minor dings/dents. Bottom diameter of sugar slightly out-of-round, and finial askew.