Superb antique George IV 3 piece tea set in heavy gauge sterling silver. Compressed baluster form with fluted and ball decoration, gadrooned borders and cast floral bases. Teapot with leaf mounted spout, fruitwood scroll handle and hinged dome cover.Light gilt interiors to sugar bowl and milk jug. Fully matching pieces and excellent craftsmanship throughout. Date letters : teapot 1824, bowl and jug 1826.
Silversmiths: Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard. Teapot: handle to spout 28.5 cm, max diameter 17.5 cm, height 14.5 cm, weight 787g, capacity 1.4 litres. Sugar bowl: handle to handle 22 cm, max diameter 15 cm, weight 385g. Milk jug: handle to spout 15.5 cm, max diameter 10.5 cm, weight 272g. Small section of seam visible in gilt of sugar bowl (pic 10), this is minimal but mentioned for accuracy.
Otherwise exceptionally good condition throughout. No dents, no engravings, no erasures, no leaks. Quality of silver surface is excellent with rich patina, all decoration still strong. Hallmarks part rubbed but all fully legible (teapot pics 5 and 6, bowl pic 8, jug pic 9).All handles and feet good, teapot hinge good with no play, lid fits perfectly. A very fine example of an English Georgian silver tea set in superb overall condition. All silver is very securely padded and packaged before dispatch.
The item "GEORGE IV STERLING SILVER TEA SET EMES & BARNARD LONDON 1824/26 1444g" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets".
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