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Five-Piece Tea And Coffee Service

This is a Five-Piece Tea and Coffee Service. It was produced by Gebelein Silversmiths. Its medium is silver, ebonized wood.

Gebelein earned acclaim for the high quality of his handcrafted wares such as this Federal-style silver tea service of 1929 based on Paul Revere. An expert in the history of colonial silver, Gebelein collected antique silversmithing tools, some purchased directly from Revere's descendants.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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