Silver and Flatware/Wallace Tea Set for Child
I have a "my first Wallace Silversmiths Baroque tea set".
It is in the original box and looks to be unused. What would the value of this piece? Thank you for your expertise!
The Baroque pattern sets are made of silver plate so the set does not have much value based on silver content. However, "standard" Baroque sets often sell in the $100 to $300 range, depending on condition and the number of pieces involved.
I've never seen a child's set like this before. It might have much more value to a toy collector. I don't have any experience in that market so I can't really appraise it. This is the time of year for antique markets to be held in many places. If there is one in your area, take your set by and try to talk to silver dealers and to antique toy dealers. See what they say. If there is not a show coming to your area any time soon, consider visiting a high-end auction house in your area to get their opinion.
Sorry I could not help more.
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