The Buttercup flatware pattern was issued in 1899. Each piece has a fancy 3-letter monogram "G F A" in lower cartouche on one side. The hinge on both the coffee and teapot are tight and the lids open and close correctly. This set was a presentation set and the coffee pot is elaborately engraved with 21 names, ten on one side and eleven on the reverse. Coffee Pot #A2341 (1 3/4 Pints) - Measures 9 3/4" high, 8 1/2" wide (from spout to handle) and 4 1/2 deep.Teapot #A2342 (1 1/2 Pints) - Measures 6 1/2" high, 8 1/2" wide (spout to handle) and 4 3/4 deep wide. Creamer #A2344 (3/4 Pints) - Measures 4 1/4" high, 5 1/2" wide (spout to handle) and 3 1/2 deep.
Sugar Bowl #A2343 (without lid) - Measures 3 1/2" high (at handle), 7 1/2" with (handle to handle) and 4 1/2 deep. Waste #A2345 - Measures 3 1/4" high, 5 1/2" wide and 4 1/2 deep. Combined weight is 1510 grams. Specific minor flaws include two faint dings on the coffee pot - one inside cartouche on one side and the other near the handle. The teapot has a faint dent on rounded part of handle and another on lower part of handle.
The waste has a faint dent on shoulder at the end of the embossed design of pattern. Also note that the lid to the sugar bowl is missing, however, it looks fine as shown. We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item "Gorham BUTTERCUP Sterling Silver 5-Piece Coffee / Tea Set, 1510 grams" is in sale since Sunday, March 4, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.