A fine George IV Irish sterling silver three piece tea service / set in the Regency style; part of our silver teaware collection
The pieces of this exceptional antique
George IV Irish sterling silver have a circular, compressed, rounded, panelled form. three piece tea set
The teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug are each supported by four impressive scrolling acanthus leaf and rose decorated
Regency style paw feet.
The body of each piece of this impressive tea service is embellished with fine chased wild rose decoration incorporating a vacant scroll decorated cartouche to either side.
Each piece of this antique tea set is ornamented with an applied floral and leaf decorated border.
The teapot is fitted with a flush hinged chased decorated cover which indicates the high quality of this tea set. The cover retains the impressive original hallmarked sterling silver finial in the form of a wild rose.
The teapot has a fine chased decorated spout and is fitted with a plain C scroll handle ornamented wtih an applied acanthus leaf thumbpiece.
This antique tea set is displayed on a tray for illustrative purposes only - view the complete collection of
available at AC Silver. trays and salvers
antique three piece tea set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The chased decoration is very sharp.
struck to the underside of each piece and part hallmarks struck to the cover, handle and finial of the teapot are all very clear. hallmarks Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these items.
Height to top of finial 15cm/5.8"
Width from back of handle to tip of spout 28cm/11"
Weight 28 troy ounces/ 871g
Height top of handle 10cm/3.9"
Width from back of handle to lip 14cm/5.3"
Weight 9 troy ounces/ 280g
Height to top of handle 11cm/4.3"
Width across handles 23.7cm/10.1"
Weight 14 troy ounces/ 435g
51 troy ounces/ 1586g
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