Description: A splendid large early Victorian solid sterling silver tea pot set with sugar bowl and milk cream jug by William Hunter dated for 1842 and assay for London. The teapot set comes in a lovely rococo revival style, ogee shaped with gorgeous floral repousse decoration, ananthus capped handles, the teapot comes with a hinged lid with a scalloped cover, all raised on open scrolling shaped feet. The teapot comes with a wonderful shaped handle and spout.
All come with two empty cartouches to there sides. A very unusual three piece teapot set in a rare design. Which is 176 years old and would make a great addition to your collection or is ready to be used for the purpose it was made for.Overall a delightful teapot set which is beautifully decorated to the bodies with splendid decoration. Measurements & Weight: Length of teapot 25 cm, diameter across lid 9.8 and base 10.5 cm. Sugar bowl height 15 cm, diameter across top 10 and base 9.3 cm. Milk cream jug height 15.5 cm, diameter across top 8.2 cm and base 8.6 cm. (base just the stand when the four legs are) Silver weight 1612 Grams.
Condition: The condition is excellent. The teapot has no dents, dings, holes, splits, knocks or repairs.
Just some light surface marks with age and use. The handle to the teapot is to in excellent condition with no damage or issues. The milk cream jug and sugar bowl are to in excellent condition with no dents, dings, holes, splits, knocks or repairs. They just have some light surface marks from use.
No damage to either the handles of the sugar bowl and cream milk jug. The lid of the teapot opens well and closes just as it should with no problems. The teapot, milk cream jug and sugar bowl stand perfectly well with no wobble.
The spout of the teapot is in excellent condition. The interiors of the teapot are in very good condition. The english sterling silver hallmarks to the teapot, milk cream jug and sugar bowl are all very readable clear and all match up correctly. No engraved presentation inscriptions, monograms, initials, crests or anything erased.
Any strange marks in pictures are reflections not damage. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Europe Deliveries can take 1-2 weeks and Worldwide 1-4 weeks depending on location. All items are well wrapped with bubble wrap, loose fill chips and strong boxes.
The item "LARGE VICTORIAN SOLID STERLING SILVER ROCOCO TEAPOT SET LONDON 1842 1612G" is in sale since Friday, September 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "nottinghams_finest_silver_ltd" and is located in nottingham, Nottinghamshire. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, Australia.