A magnificent fine and impressive antique William IV English sterling silver four piece tea and coffee service / set; part of our silver teaware collection
This impressive antique
William IV sterling silver four piece tea and coffee service has a compressed baluster form onto a domed spreading foot.
The body of the tea pot, coffee pot, cream jug and sugar bowl is embellished with fine chased leaf decoration accented with floral motifs.
To one side of each piece a small shaped cartouche displays the bright cut engraved crest of boar's head above the motto
'Reddens Laudes Domino': the cartouche to the other side remains vacant.
and coffee pot are fitted with hinged domed covers surmounted by impressive hallmarked sterling silver finial realistically modelled in the form of a wild rose. teapot
Each piece features a flared shaped rim and is fitted with an impressive opposing scroll handle heavily ornamented with fine chased leaf decoration.
The teapot and
coffee pot spouts are also heavily ornamented with leaf and flower chased decoration.
The teapot, coffee pot, cream jug and sugar bowl all stand on a fluted decorated domed spreading foot with a shaped border.
This fine antique tea and coffeee service is displayed on a tray for illustrative purposes only - view the complete collection of
available at AC Silver. trays and salvers
The pieces of this
antique four piece tea and coffee service are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
Full hallmarks are struck to the surface of the cream jug and sugar bowl and to the underside of the teapot and coffee pot.
are struck to the cover, handle and finial of the teapot and coffee pot. hallmarks
Hallmarks struck to the teapot and coffee pot are very clear, those to the sugar bowl and cream jug have not been struck as clearly, but remain legible.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these items.
Height to top of handle 18.2cm/7.2"
Diameter of body 18cm/7.1"
Width from back of handle to tip of spout 30.5cm/12"
Weight 29 troy ounces/ 902g
Height to top of handle 25.5cm/10.1"
Diameter of body 17cm/6.6"
Width from back of handle to tip of spout 25.5cm/10.1"
Weight 33 troy ounces/ 1026g
Height to top of handle 13.6cm/5.25"
Diameter of body 11cm/4.3"
Width from back of handle to tip of spout 16.5cm/6.5"
Weight 9 troy ounces/ 280g
Height to top of handle 14.7cm/5.75"
Diameter of body 14.2cm/5.1"
Width across handles 20.1cm/7.9"
Weight 12 troy ounces/ 373g
83 troy ounces/ 2582g
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