How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Great House Antiques Your Own Question
Great House Antiques
Great House Antiques, Appraiser/ Researcher/ Entrepreneur
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 2191
Experience:  30+ years in all aspects of the Antiques and Decorative Arts Industry
Type Your Antiques Question Here...
Great House Antiques is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a Gorham sterling silver 4 piece silver, AND FORMICA

Customer Question

I have a Gorham sterling silver 4 piece silver, ebony AND FORMICA CIRCA '70 PATTERN COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE WITH TRY DESIGNED BY Donald Colflesh and was wondering what it was worth
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: The tea set came from the personal collection of the original Mrs.Shreve of Shreve, Crump & Low
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: what else do you need to know?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 11 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I would love to help.
Please use the Add Files feature on your screen to add pictures of the set and the marks on the bottom of one piece from the tea set and from the bottom of the tray. Do you have any paperwork that states provenance (the proof of the previous owner)?