GORHAM STERLING TEA KETTLE & STAND 1923 MAINTENON - 71 OUNCES. A very large and fine, hand decorated Gorham sterling silver tea kettle on matching stand. With the original hallmarked burner. In the firm's Maintenon pattern.The pattern was introduced c1920. Inspired by Marquise de Maintenon, a favorite of King Louis XIV. In tapering ovoid form with center hand carved bead framed rolled edge shield. With twin cornucopia, and trailing floral, in the French Baroque manner.
Alternating with inverted bell flower and acanthus streams. Cover retains the original urn an bell crown finial. Ruffled leaf cap spout, rising from bell flower, berry and flower mount.
Overhead swing handle rising from spread leaf terminal. Matching leaf crowned tapering vine arm footed strand. Original fitted butterfly opening burner, with screw on cover filler cap. Stepped base with leaf and berry atop compressed bun feet. This 1923 Gorham sterling silver Maintenon tea kettle on matching.
Stand is just under 14 inches tall and the set weighs over 71 standard ounces. Tea kettle interior clean as if little or never used.
Retains original, hallmarked burner few tiny dents bottom edge. And cover sticks when open, but shuts completely. Handle is secure, retains the original heat stops. The item "Gorham Sterling Tea Set Kettle & Stand 1923 Maintenon 71 Oz" is in sale since Monday, November 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.