Sterling Silver Five Piece Tea and Coffee Set - Art Nouveau Style - Antique. This magnificent antique Edwardian sterling silver 5 piece tea and coffee set consists of a spirit kettle, coffee pot, teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl.
Each piece has a plain circular rounded form onto a domed circular spreading foot, in an Art Nouveau style. The surface of each piece is plain and embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a lion's head erased. The body of each piece is encompassed with applied moulded girdles; the upper girdle parallels the handle sockets and spouts. The teapot, coffee pot and tea kettle are all fitted with plain domed hinged hallmarked covers surmounted with sterling silver bifurcating scrolling leaf finials. The tea kettle has a large embossed scrolling handle ornamented with impressive Art Nouveau style scrolling leaf decorated terminals, incorporating a plain sterling silver handpiece to the centre.
The teapot, coffee pot, cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with embossed sterling silver reed handles, reflecting the same Art Nouveau design as the handle to the kettle. The coffee pot, teapot and kettle are fitted with impressive plain swan necked spouts. The tea kettle is supported on the original circular hallmarked stand which incorporates a plain frame which accommodates the original, detachable, hallmarked spirit burner.
This impressive stand is supported by three impressive reed legs embellished with embossed leaf decoration to the upper portion and terminating with paw feet. The spirit kettle stand is fitted with the original chains and hallmarked security pegs. This Edwardian 5 piece tea and coffee set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The interior of each piece has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece are all clear, in keeping with age and location. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique teaware. Length from back of body to tip of spout. Height to top of handle.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout. Height to top of finial. Length from back of handle to tip of lip.
Maker : Holland, Aldwinkle & Slater. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond!See the tabs below to read more about our policies. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Sterling Silver Five Piece Tea and Coffee Set Art Nouveau Style Antique" is in sale since Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.