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SOLD - Sterling Silver Bachelor Three Piece Tea Service - Boxed - Antique

A fine composite antique English sterling silver bachelor three piece tea service - boxed; an addition to our silver teaware collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Bachelor Three Piece Tea Service - Boxed - Antique
SOLD - Sterling Silver Bachelor Three Piece Tea Service - Boxed - Antique

Description


This composite antique sterling silver bachelor three piece tea set / service has a shaped circular rounded form with a crimped style border.


The body of the teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl are embellished with concave panels each embellished with an embossed vertical vertebrate band of stylised leaf and bead decoration.


The teapot is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover surmounted by original painted composition sterling silver topped bun style finial.


The teapot retains the original plain angular C Scroll handle with plain thumbpiece and sterling silver sockets.


Both the cream jug and the sugar bowl have reed decorated sterling silver C scroll handles.


The cream jug and sugar bowl retain their original gilt interiors.


This fine tea set includes a fully hallmarked English sterling silver pair of sugar tongs.


The teapot, sugar bowl and tongs are crafted by Fenton Brothers Ltd between 1898 and 1900 in Sheffield, the cream jug is made by London silversmith J W Benson Ltd in 1937.


This antique tea service is fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, secured with a push fit catch.


Condition


The pieces of this fine antique tea set are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The surface of the back cover of the box has been repainted and is in very good presentation condition, in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece and the surface of the tongs, and part hallmarks to the teapot cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Teapot

Height 10.8cm/4.2"

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 18.8cm/7.4"

Diameter 10cm/4"


Sugar Bowl

Height 5cm/2.1"

Length across handles 12.5cm/5"

Diameter 8.4cm/3.2"


Cream Jug

Height 5cm/2.1"

Length back of handle to tip of lip 10.3.4cm/4.1"

Diameter 6.5cm/2.6"


Tongs

Length 8.2cm/3.2”


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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