CALDWELL SILVER TEA SET c1860 DESC. An important mid-19th century J. Descended in the family of Union Officer Major John mead Gould.Born 1839 in Portland Maine. Joined the 29th Maine Regiment 1861. Rose to the rank of Major and saw action throughout the war, writing a journal. Now housed in the Center for Maine History. Raised egg shape with bright cut engraved center shield suspended from ribbon and. United by garland and cascading floral sprays. Cover with leaf framed bud finial. Acanthus crown spout with wavy panel fluting. Rolled tongue cap C-scroll handle, retains original heat stops.
Atop three acanthus cap lion paw and claw feet. Script engraved "LCB" for the original family member of Major Gould.
This c1860 Major John Gould silver teapot is 9 1/2 inches. And the set 52 standard ounces. Handle secure, retains original heat stops.The item "Caldwell Silver Tea Set c1860 MAJOR JOHN MEAD GOULD, UNION OFFICER" is in sale since Wednesday, March 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped worldwide.