A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver three piece tea service / set; part of our silver teaware collection
The pieces of this impressive
Victorian sterling silver have an octagonal, panelled, bulbous form onto four bracket style feet. tea service
, sugar bowl and teapot are embellished with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf and floral decoration. cream jug
This decoration incorporates a shaped vacant scroll decorated cartouche to both sides of each piece.
The pieces of this fine
antique tea service are ornamented with impressive applied strapwork decoration to the handles, borders and spout of the teapot.
The teapot is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover with a central octagonal panelled dome.
The cover retains the impressive original hallmarked scroll decorated finial.
The cream jug and sugar bowl retain the original gilt interior.
antique tea service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece and part hallmarks struck to the cover, handle and finial of the teapot are very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these items.
Height to top of finial 20cm/7.8"
Diameter of body 14.5cm/5.7"
Width from back of handle to tip of spout 23cm/9.1"
Weight 25 troy ounces/ 778g
Height to top of handle 16.7cm/6.6"
Diameter of body 8.7cm/3.3"
Width from back of handle to tip of spout 12cm/4.75"
Weight 8 troy ounces/ 249g
Height to top of handle 14.7cm/5.8"
Diameter of body 13.5cm/5.3"
Width across handles 21.5cm/8.4"
Weight 16 troy ounces/ 498g
49 troy ounces/ 1524g
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