A truly fine early 19th century ‘compressed’ circular three piece sterling silver teaset beautifully designed with gadroon wires and a central galleried band of stylish ‘florets’. All pieces are hand engraved with wonderful contemporary crests.
Weight: 51 troy ounces/1590 grammes
Length: 11 inches/28cm
Diameter: 7 inches/17.85cm (bowl)
Length: 8 inches/20cm
Diameter: 5.5 inches/13.9cm (bowl)
Length: 6.6 inches/17cm
Diameter: 4.5 inches/11.4cm (bowl)
Condition: Excellent throughout
Note: All pieces are date stamped 1825, however the teapot is made by Joseph Craddock & William Reid but the sugar bowl and cream jug are made by Joseph Craddock which is perfectly acceptable and does not detract from the value.