Rare Roswell Gleason 19th Century Tea Service - Lot #: 211

Three piece tea set. Circa 1862. Dorchester, Mass. Roswell Gleason and Sons. Finest example ever to be offered. Same form of the tea pot (#850) without repousse is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Coffee pot raised on leg with embossed floral pattern and acanthus leaf on spout and handle. Hinged lid with child holding grapes. Embossed parrot on ring toward top center. Tea pot; 10w x 5d x 10h. Creamer with matching form on a smaller scale. Creamer; 6w x 4d x 4 1/2h. Sugar with matching form and double handle. sugar; 7w x 5d x 7 1/2h. All with embossed indian holding a balancing scale. Provenance; Private collection from Indian Hill, Ohio.
Condition: excellent
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000