Sterling silver antique tea and coffee service engraved with hunting related tribute. Set includes coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, and cream jug. Date : Hallmarked for Joseph and John Angell in 1838 Period : Victoria Origin : London, England Decoration : All with scrolled feet, see explanation of engraving bellow Size : Coffeepot approx 25cm height, teapot approx 16cm height, sugar bowl approx 12.5cm height, cream jug approx 15cm height Condition : Excellent, no dings.
Restoration : Professionally cleaned Weight : 1994 grams - 64.1 Oz troy. THE HUNTERS STAKES AT KELSO SPRING MEETING 1838.
WON BY MR ROBERTSON'S HORSE ROBIN ROUGHEAD. MR SMITH'S HORSE SPORTSMAN 2ND. But Presented by the former to the latter.
AS A MARK OF REGARD FOR HIS FAMILY. And for the farmers of Northumberland generally who have long been known as true lovers of Fox Hunting.
In the North of England. Kelso racecourse held its first race in 1734 and is still going strong today with its most notable races being the Morebattle Hurdle and the Premier Kelso Hurdle. This stunning tea service is not only of interest to fans of the sport but is also of exceptional quality.With a combined weight of almost two kilograms it is an imposing service. The sugar bowl and cream jug have parcel gilt interiors and all pieces have a heavy gauge. This was a remarkable act of generosity. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976.
Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item "Complete Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service London 1838" is in sale since Friday, July 19, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe.
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