Magnificent George IV sterling silver 4 piece tea and coffee set. Comprising teapot, coffee pot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Each piece of baluster form with reeded girdles and full silver hallmarks. Tea and coffee pots have tongue capped broad scroll handles and greyhound finials.Sugar bowl and milk jug have acanthus capped scroll handles and gilt interiors. Finest heavy gauge silver and very high quality craftsmanship throughout. Date letter o and George's head: 1829. Silversmiths: Teapot, bowl, jug by Charles Fox II, coffee pot by Benjamin Preston. Theses two silversmiths regularly collaborated to produce tea sets of exceptional standard. Teapot and coffee pot hallmarked to bases, lids and handles. Bowl and jug hallmarked to bases and just above girdles.
All hallmarks very clear (teapot marks shown in photos). Teapot : Height 11.5 cm, handle to spout 27.5 cm, capacity 1100 ml, weight 661 g.Coffee pot : Height 21 cm, handle to spout 22 cm, capacity 1250 ml, weight 781 g. Sugar bowl : Handle to handle 21 cm, weight 327 g. Milk/cream jug : Handle to spout 15.5 cm, weight 214 g.
The whole set is in truly remarkable condition with just a couple of miniscule surface marks. No dents, no repairs, no leaks, no engravings, no erasures. Both hinges excellent, lids fit perfectly. This is an exceptional example of the very finest English Georgian silver.All silver is very securely padded and packaged before dispatch. The item "MAGNIFICENT GEORGIAN STERLING SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SET LONDON 1829 1983 g" is in sale since Friday, May 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "coalportantiques" and is located in Telford, Shropshire.
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