Aesthetic sterling silver tea set. Made by John Wendt for Ball, Black & Co. In New York, ca 1865.
This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Globular body on four monopodium hoof supports. High bracket handle with threaded and beaded wire mounted to ram's head. Cover raised (teapot cover hinged) with butterfly finial. Teapot spout faceted and diagonal with applied wreath.
Creamer has helmet mouth with v-spout. Stylized ornament including engraved "studded" border, and engraved and applied leaves.Midcentury chic with Classical elements. Dimensions: Teapot: H 5 1/2 x W 6 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Creamer: H 4 7/8 x W 3 x D 2 1/2 in. Sugar: H 5 x W 5 x D 3 1/4 in.
Total weight: 20.5 troy ounces. The item "Ball, Black / Wendt Tea Set Antique Aesthetic American Sterling Silver" is in sale since Friday, February 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "nelson-and-nelson-antiques" and is located in New York, New York.
This item can be shipped worldwide.