The teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl are all fitted with impressive opposing scrolling leaf handles embellished with large single leaf designs incorporated into shaped thumbpieces. The teapot is fitted with an impressive swan necked spout ornamented with exceptional chased decorated scrolling lead ornamentation to the lip in addition to the shaped socket. Each piece is supported by four bracket style feet accented with a large leaf design in junction with the body.
The cream jug and sugar bowl retain the original gilt interior. The pieces of this antique Victorian tea set are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition in keeping with age. The chased decoration to each piece is very sharp and the bright cut engraved initials are very crisp.Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece and part hallmarks struck to the cover and finial of the teapot are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Victorian silverware. Length from back of handle to tip of spout. Length from back of handle to tip of lip.
Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store.For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Three Piece Tea Set" is in sale since Friday, July 29, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.