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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Nine Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Offered by AC Silver
This exceptional antique Victorian English sterling silver tea and coffee service consists of two coffee pots, two teapots, two sugar bowls, two cream jugs and a bachelor teapot.
The pieces of this comprehensive and impressive antique sterling silver service have an octagonal panelled form.
The body of each piece is embellished with bright cut engraved decoration depicting columns and scrolling designs, intertwined by trees supporting birds and squirrels.
The lower flared portion of each piece is ornamented with bright cut engraved Chinoiserie style decoration, including Oriental figures holding fans.
One side of the body of each piece incorporates a bright cut engraved crests depicting a lion rampant with the dexter forearm erect grasping a thistle.
The foot of each piece is encompassed with an applied egg and tongue decorated border.
The teapots, coffee pots and small, bachelor teapot are all fitted with hinged domed panelled covers surmounted with hallmarked silver compressed baluster octagonal shaped finials.
The covers are embellished with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf designs to each panel; the panels to the finials reflect a simplified scrolling design to that of the covers.
Each piece of this impressive Victorian tea and coffee service is fitted with an opposing scroll handle with a plain scrolling thumbpiece and embellished with bright cut engraved decoration and fluted leaf decorated sockets.
The teapots, coffee pots and cream jugs have octagonal panelled spouts ornamented with further impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration.
The cream jugs and sugar bowls have gilt interiors.
This exceptional tea and coffee service was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Joseph Angell I & Joseph Angell II.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22cm/8.7"
Diameter of base 13.1cm/5.2"
Height to top of finial 28cm/11"
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 23cm/9.1"
Diameter of base 13.25cm/5.3"
Height to top of finial 20.5cm/8.1"
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 15.5cm/6.2"
Diameter of base 9.3cm/3.6"
Height to top of finial 15.5cm/6.1"
Length from back of handle lip 14cm/5.5"
Diameter of base 9.2cm/3.6"
Height to top of handle 14cm/5.5"
Length across handles 18cm/7.1"
Diameter of base 10.7cm/4.25"
Height to top of handle 13.2cm/5.2"
153 troy ounces/4759g
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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of Victorian teaware.
Origin: London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear