A Howard & Co. New York sterling silver tea set

Circa 1899
Stamped to bottom: Howard & Co. New York / Sterling / 1899
Comprising a coffee pot (11" H x 8.75" W x 5" D), a teapot (7.5" H x 10.75" W x 6.25" D), a jug (10" H x 6.75" W x 4.75" D), a covered sugar bowl (5" H x 9" W x 5.625" D), a waste bowl (3.875" H x 5.75" Dia.), and handled wood-backed tray (2.5" H x 33.75" W x 20.325' D), each monogrammed to body and personalized to bottom: April 5, 1899, plaque to the tray: Emily Vanderbilt Sloane on the occasion of her marriage with John Henry Hammond from her aunt Margaret L.V. Shepard April 5, 1899, 6 pieces
Hollowware: 139.615 oz. troy approximately gross; Tray: 383 oz. troy approximately gross

  • Notes: Emily Vanderbilt Sloane was a granddaughter of William Henry Vanderbilt married lawyer John Henry Hammond on April 5, 1899, at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Manhattan. Their home, the John Henry Hammond house in Manhattan was the site of many classical and jazz concerts and is now the Consulate General of the Russian Federation.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with tarnishing, minor dents, and light scratches commensurate with age. Insulated handles slightly loose. Weight does not include the weighted tray.

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