A very good antique German silver four piece tea and coffee service; an addition to our continental silver collection
German silver consists of a coffee pot, teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl. four piece tea and coffee set / service
The coffee pot, sugar bowl and cream jug have a cylindrical plain tapering form, the teapot has an oval plain tapering form.
The surface of each piece is plain and unembellished.
coffee pot and teapot are fitted with flush hinged hallmarked covers; indicating the fine quality of this service.
The covers of the coffee pot and
teapot are surmounted by the original German silver cushion shaped finials.
The coffee pot and teapot are fitted with impressive swan necked spouts.
sugar bowl retains the original detachable cover surmounted with a silver cushion shaped finial.
Each piece in this service is fitted with plain angular handles, apart from the teapot, which has a subtly shaped handle.
cream jug and sugar bowl retain the original gilt interiors.
The halllmarks struck to the underside of this impressive four piece German tea and coffee service include:
Maker's mark: Michael Borg
Silver quality/purity mark: 800 (800/1000)
City mark: Crescent moon and crown
This fine large tea service is displayed on a tray for illustrative purposes only - the tray (
) may be purchased separately from the AC Silver inventory. W4686
antique tea and coffee service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
struck to the underside of the each piece are all very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this set of antique German teaware.
Depth of top 7.2cm/2.8"
Depth of base 9.6cm/3.75
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 20.2cm/8"
Height to top of finial 16.8cm/6.7"
Diameter of top 7cm/2.75"
Diameter of base 10cm/3.9
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 19.2cm/7.6
Height to top of handle 9cm/3.6"
Diameter of top 5.5cm/2.2"
Diameter of base 6.8cm/2.7
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 10.8cm/4.25
Height to top of handle 7.5cm/2.9"
Diameter of top 7.2cm/2.8"
Diameter of base 8.5cm/3.3
Length across handles 12.8cm/5
46 troy ounces/1431g
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