In an era when art was supposed to tell a story, the idea that a simple expression of mood or something merely beautiful to look at could be considered a work of art was a radical idea. However, in its assertion that a work of art can be divorced from narrative, the ideas of the Aesthetic Movement are an important stepping-stone in the road towards Modern Art. Impressive design inspired from an old set presented as gift to John Winthrop first Governor of the colony of Massachusetts in 1860, depicting large voluptuous scalloped bodies gourd-like enhanced with intricate detailed solid castings of leafy floral and branched pumpkins shaping the finals, legs, applied accents, and scrolled solid handles, there is no dents, monogram, breaks, or repairs, the inside of each piece is perfectly clean no corrosion, build up or stained, firm handles hinges, complete finals with all their original nut perfect as display, gift or impressive service set, Coffee pot 12' by 11 3.0 lbs. Weight, Teapot 10 1/2" by 9 1/2" 2.4 lbs. Weight, Large Sugar urn, 8" by 7 1/2" 1.12lbs weight, tall creamer 7 1/4" by 5" Oversized Waste /slop bowl 3 7/8" by 6 1/4" 1.0 lb.
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