Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service
Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service

Antique Indian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea Service

c. 1880 India

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Indian sterling silver four piece tea service/set consists of a spirit kettle, teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl.

Each piece of this service has a oval rounded form.

The surface of each piece is embellished with embossed and chased indigenous characters standing holding flags and carrying canopied carriage accommodating dignitary passengers.

The decoration to the teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl incorporates an oval cartouche embellished with the contemporary engraved inscription 'R.Chothia to Emma Baird'.

The upper and lower portion of each body is encompassed with a stylised leaf decorated border.

The spirit kettle and teapot are fitted with domed hinged covers, which retain the original sterling silver elephant finials.

The teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with sterling silver shaped handles embellished with an indigenous figural ornament, accented with scale pattern to the lower portion and sides.

The kettle is fitted with an impressive swing handle ornamented with two elephant heads with a scrolling leaf design to the centre of the handpiece and bifurcating leaf terminals.

The fine and impressive kettle is supported on the original four-legged stand incorporating the original detachable spirit burner.

The stand is ornamented with a further band of leaf decoration to the upper portion and is supported by four scrolling leaf decorated legs onto elephant feet.

The spirit kettle and teapot have exceptional swan necked shaped spouts ornamented with chased elephant head's and trunks.

This Indian silver tea set has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as .925 sterling standard silver.

Dimensions

Kettle

Length from back of body to tip of spout 24cm/9.4"

Width 14.4cm/5.7"

Height 34.3cm/13.5"

Teapot

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 25.2cm/9.9"

Width 9.2cm/3.6"

Height 12cm/4.7"

Sugar Bowl

Length across handles 18.3cm/7.2"

Width 7.2cm/2.8"

Height 9.1cm/3.6"

Cream Jug

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 13.6cm/5.4"

Width 6.2cm/2.4"

Height 8.8cm/3.5"

Total Weight

101 troy ounces/3139g


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This antique tea service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The embossed and chased decoration is very sharp.

There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.
Maker: Unmarked

Origin: India

Date: Circa 1880
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A3762 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Dimensions
Weight 101.00oz t (3141.10g)
Stock Code
A3762
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Indian sterling silver four piece tea service; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection
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There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece. This Indian silver tea set has been independently tested using state of the art technology and verified as .925 sterling standard silver.
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