Antique Georgian Sterling Silver 3 Piece Tea Set, Matching Tea Pot Stand. The pieces of this George III sterling silver three piece tea service with matching teapot stand have an oval boat shaped form onto a collet foot.The body of each piece is embellished with a band of bright cut engraved decoration in an unusual'fluid' design. There is a band of Greek key style bright cut engraved decoration to the rim of the lid and finial of the tea pot. The foot of each piece is also encircled with a band of Greek key style bright cut engraved decoration, as is the interior surface of the tea pot stand. The rim of each piece of this antique tea set is further embellished with a gadroon decorated border. The antique tea pot features a plain angular handle and a plain swan necked spout.
The cream jug and sugar bowl are also fitted with plain, angular handles. The sugar bowl and cream jug retain their original gilt interior.The George III teapot is fitted with a flush hinged hallmarked cover; an indication of the fine quality of this item. The cover of the teapot is surmounted by a circular bright cut engraved Greek key design finial. The teapot stand is fitted with an inset wood base with green baize to the underside.
This George III tea service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the lip of the cream jug and the underside of the teapot and sugar bowl and part hallmarks stuck to the cover are very clear apart from the maker's mark to the cream jug and teapot stand. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation this Georgian silverware. Height to top of finial.Width from back of handle to lip. Height to top of handle. Total weight excluding teapot stand 36 troy ounces/1120g.
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The item "Antique Georgian Sterling Silver 3 Piece Tea Set, Matching Tea Pot Stand" is in sale since Monday, October 20, 2014. 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.