Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea and Coffee Service - Antique. An exceptional, fine and impressive antique English sterling silver melon style four piece tea and coffee service / set; part of our silver teaware collection. This exceptional antique English sterling silver tea and coffee service consists of a coffee pot, a teapot, a cream jug and a sugar bowl. Each of this four piece silver tea and coffee service has a melon shaped form onto four impressive bracket feet.
The rounded, incurved panelled body of each piece is plain and unembellished; the teapot, coffee pot and sugar bowl have flared upper rims. The antique teapot and coffee pot are fitted with domed hinged hallmarked sterling silver covers, reflecting the formation of the body.
The covers retain the original hallmarked sterling silver finials realistically modelled in the form of a stemmed flower accented with foliate decoration. The teapot and coffee pot have swan necked spouts embellished with floral and leaf chased decoration to the underside.The shaped sterling silver handles to each piece are ornamented with large scrolling leaf decoration, incorporated into the thumbpieces. This antique tea and coffee service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The interior of the each piece has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece and part hallmarks struck to the cover, handle and finial of the teapot and coffee pot are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of 19th century silverware.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 24.5cm/9.6. Diameter of body 15.2cm/6. Height to top of handle 23.5cm/9.35.Length from back of handle to tip of spout 26.6cm/10.4. Diameter of body 15.5cm/6.1. Height to top of handle 14.8cm/5.8. Length from back of handle to lip 13.2cm/5.5. Diameter of body 9cm/3.6.
Height to top of handle 15.5cm/6.1. Length across handles 22cm/8.7. Diameter of body 14cm/5.5. Height to top of handle 12cm/4.7. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond!
See the tabs below to read more about our policies. 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 "Sterling Silver Melon Style Four Piece Tea and Coffee Set Antique" is in sale since Tuesday, February 18, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne.
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