A fine and impressive antique George IV English sterling silver three piece tea service / set; part of our silver teaware collection
The pieces of this impressive antique George IV sterling silver
have an oval, rounded shaped form onto four three piece tea service regency style, bracket feet.
The lower portion of each piece is embellished with embossed fluted decoration incorporating a vacant scroll decorated cartouche to either side.
and sugar bowl are all ornamented with a gadroon decorated border. cream jug
Each piece is supported by four Regency style bracket feet embellished with applied floral and leaf decoration.
teapot is fitted with a hallmarked flush hinged cover which reflects the high quality of this fine tea service.
The fluted decorated domed cover retains the original impressive sterling silver floral finial.
Each piece is fitted with a C scroll handle ornamented with acanthus leaf decorated thumbpiece.
The cream jug and sugar bowl both feature a
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The pieces of this antique three piece tea service are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
Full hallmarks are struck to the surface of each piece and part
hallmarks are struck, as expected, to the cover and handle.
The majority of the hallmarks are all very clear although those struck to the teapot are slightly rubbed but remain legible.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this item.
Height to top of handle 14.2cm/5.6"
Length of body 17.5cm/6.8"
Depth of body 13.2cm/5.2"
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 28.5cm/11.4"
Weight 19 troy ounces/ 591g
Height to top of handle 9.7cm/3.8"
Depth of body 9.2cm/3.6"
Length from back of handle to tip of lip 15cm/5.9"
Weight 5 troy ounces/ 156g
Height to top of handle 11cm/4.3"
Depth of body 12cm/4.75"
Length across handles 21cm/8.25"
Weight 10 troy ounces/ 311g
34 troy ounces/ 1058g
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