RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 24th April, 2019
19th Century Indian silver tea set, comprising of teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug. Stunning three-piece tea set decorated with stylised Indian deities in oval cartouche reserves, surrounded with Madras style leaf boarders, bead boarders and realistically modelled cobra handles. Each piece stands on four cast feet, modelled as lion’s paws and the teapot spout is a realistically crafted as an elephant’s head and trunk, the trunk naturalistically raised and mounted with well-formed tusks to either side.
Each piece of this set is stamped to the base with a mark for Cooke & Kelvey (Robert Thomas Cooke and Charles Kelvey, 1859-present).
Reference Number: A5673