English Sterling Silver George Iii & Iv Tea Set Samuel Hennell Crest
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English Sterling Silver George Iii & Iv Tea Set Samuel Hennell Crest:
FINE ENGLISH GEORGIAN STERLING SILVER TEA SET; FAMILY CREST CROWNE AND BADGER; EXCELLENT CONDITION
We are pleased to offer this fine Georgian period sterling silver three piece tea set.
Displaying period engraved crowne with badger (?) atop family crest. Opposite side initials PAB (?).
The teapot and sugar from the well listed Samuel Hennell in 1811 and 1814. The creamer made later in 1824 to match, with slightly different gadrooning and leaf handle.
Classic raised urn. Elegant slender finger petal fluting rising from base.
The shoulder with petal gadroon detail.
Well fit cover topped with fluted saucer and urn finial, with layered petal edge.
Well cast ball feet. The sugar with original rich gold wash interior, creamer less so.
Georgian leaf handle cream jug 6 inches handle to spout 8 1/2 standard ounces.
Sugar bowl is 7 1/2 inches across handles and 10 1/2 standard ounces.
Teapot 11 1/2 inches handle to spout 23 1/2 standard ounces.
The entire service weighs 42 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. The raised fruit and floral garland and medallion retain their original crisp, vibrant detail. Original gold interior to sugar, less so to creamer. Handle secure and with original heat stops. Few scuffs and tiny bumps.
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