ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER 5PS TENIERS TEA & COFFEE SET, J FIGG c.1874

ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER 5PS TENIERS TEA & COFFEE SET, J FIGG c.1874

19,995.00

19th Century Victorian silver magnificent and impressive five piece tea and coffee set, comprising of tea kettle on stand, coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each very heavy and impressive, each pear-form body with chased and applied rustic scenes of peasants merry-making, in the style of the Dutch painter David Teniers. Some of the handles are cast as a drunken peasant perched on a tree branch, figural finials with drunken peasants sitting on barrels.

Hallmarked English Silver (925), London, the tea kettle year 1872 (r), all the other parts year 1874 (t), Maker's mark on each part "IF" for John Figg.

Reference Number: A3323

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Victorian solid silver magnificent and impressive five piece tea and coffee set, comprising of tea kettle on stand, coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug, each very heavy and impressive, each pear-form body with chased and applied rustic scenes of peasants merry-making, in the style of the Dutch painter David Teniers. Some of the handles are cast as a drunken peasant perched on a tree branch, figural finials with drunken peasants sitting on barrels.

The set is clearly inspired by the tea services made by Edward Farrell in the early 19th century. The set is exceptionally heavy and impressive, over 7.5 kilos of silver, the kettle is 44.5 cm tall, very crisp and in excellent condition.

All parts are Hallmarked English Silver (925 Standard), London, the tea kettle year 1872 (r), all the other parts year 1874 (t), Maker's mark on each part "IF" for John Figg, an important silversmith operating in the Victorian era, often producing high-quality pieces in the style of the Georgian silversmith Edward Farrell.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - no damage.

TEA KETTLE

Height: 44.5cm
Width: 29 x 22cm
Weight: 3900g

COFFEE POT

Height: 23cm
Width: 24.5 x 13cm
Weight: 1240g


TEAPOT

Height: 18cm
Width: 25.3 x 15.5cm
Weight: 1180g

SUGAR BOWL

Height: 15.5cm
Width: 19.5 x 15cm
Weight: 720g

CREAM JUG

Height: 13.3cm
Width: 16.5 x 10.5cm
Weight: 465g

TOTAL WEIGHT: 7505g