Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Bellied with short reeded neck and foot ring.
Bracket handles (teapot handle stained wood). Teapot has gently raised hinged cover with ball finial and s-form spout. Creamer has discreet lip spout. Allover honeycomb hand hammering applied with lots of period motifs: oversized leaves and lily pads as well as granulated soil; rich and varied population of crabs, fish, frogs, snails, lizards, and spiders. Creamer and sugar have gilt-washed interior and 3-letter script monogram engraved on handle.2105 and date letter for 1879 (sugar) and 1880 (teapot and creamer). Excellent condition with rich patina. Teapot: H 3 3/4 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Creamer: H 2 3/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 3/8 in.
Sugar: H 2 3/4 x W 5 x D 4 1/4 in. Total weight: 19.3 troy ounces. The item "Gorham Tea Set 2105 Antique Service American Sterling Silver & Mixed Metal" is in sale since Friday, July 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "nelson-and-nelson-antiques" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.