Magnificent, Antique Victorian, Sterling Silver Hand Chased Tea & Coffee Set
A superb quality, antique Victorian, hand chased sterling silver tea and coffee service, complete with the original tilting pot on stand with burner. The body is beautifully hand chased with floral decoration, and each piece stands on four cast and applied Bacchus mask feet. The spouts are cast to match the chasing on the pots. The hinged covers are each topped with a cast sterling silver eagle finial. The set made in London by Edwin Charles Purdie, dated 1889. All pieces, including the stand and burner, are fully and correctly hallmarked with the same date and makers marks. Each piece is hand engraved with a heraldic family crest of a crowned eagle, in the one cartouche. The cartouche on the reverse side is blank. Quality, style and condition are excellent. Measures: Tilting hot water kettle on the stand measures 16.75 high. Coffee pot 10.5 high. Tea pot 7.5 high. An absolutely stunning set, in excellent condition, by an excellent silversmith. Most if not all items are antique or used items, and as such nothing is'perfect', but we always will describe any damage, repair, inscriptions, monograms etc to the best of our ability. All weights & measurements are approximate, but as accurate as possible. Please view all the pictures as they form part of the description. The item "Magnificent, Antique Victorian, Sterling Silver Hand Chased Tea & Coffee Set" is in sale since Thursday, December 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets".
The seller is "estatesilver_com" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Victorian
- Age: 1889
- Brand: Edward Charles Purdie
- Composition: Sterling Silver