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Sterling Silver Gilt Three Piece Bachelor Tea Service (1 of 21)
AC Silver
Flag of United KingdomTyne and Wear, UK
Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.
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Sterling Silver Gilt Three Piece Bachelor Tea Service

REF: C7312 / LA414782
£2,250
€2,628
$2,830
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Description
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver gilt three piece bachelor tea set/service; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver gilt three piece bachelor tea set/service consists of a teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl, with matching sugar tongs. Each piece of this silver tea set has a plain circular rounded form onto a spreading foot. The surface of each component is embellished with impressive bright cut engraved stylised floral and foliate designs, incorporating circular vacant cartouches. The upper portion of each piece is further ornamented with a band of engraved interlacing foliate ornamentation, incorporating simplified floral heads. The upper rim of each piece is encompassed with an applied ribbed border The bachelor teapot is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover surmounted with a ball style finial, in addition to ornamentation reflecting that of the body. This Victorian silver teapot is fitted with the original C shape handle, accented with a plain scrolling thumbpiece in addition to engraved decoration to the anterior of the handpiece. The impressive antique teapot has a swan necked spout enveloped with further simplified engraved motifs. The cream jug is fitted with a cast sterling silver C scroll handle with a scrolling lower terminal. This tea set is accompanied by the original hallmarked sugar tongs, ornamented with decoration reflecting that of the tea service. This exceptional service was crafted by the renowned London silversmith George William Adams of Chawner & Co. Dimensions Teapot Length from back of handle to tip of spout 18.8cm/7.4" Width 10.1cm/4" Height 13.2cm/5.2" Sugar Bowl Width 10.5cm/4.1" Height 6cm/2.4" Cream Jug Length from back of handle to tip of lip 8cm/3.1" Width 5cm/2" Height 9.7cm/3.8" Sugar Tongs Length 12.1cm/4.8" Total weight 21.2 troy ounces/659g
measurements
Teapot Length from back of handle to tip of spout 18.8cm/7.4" Width 10.1cm/4" Height 13.2cm/5.2" Sugar Bowl Width 10.5cm/4.1" Height 6cm/2.4" Cream Jug Length from back of handle to tip of lip 8cm/3.1" Width 5cm/2" Height 9.7cm/3.8" Sugar Tongs Length 12.1cm/4.8" Total Weight 21.2 troy ounces/659g
declaration
AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Gilt Three Piece Bachelor Tea Service (LA414782) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1876
condition
This antique silver bachelor tea set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is all very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece and interior of the tongs, in addition to the part hallmarks to the interior of the teapot cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
location
This Sterling Silver Gilt Three Piece Bachelor Tea Service is located in Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom