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Sale Price: Sold   Stock #BQ240

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Antique English Greek Revival Sterling Silver Coffee Set 1868
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Sale Price: Sold


Victorian Greek Revival sterling silver tea set. Made by Walter and Charles Sissons in London in 1868. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Each: ovoid amphora body on raised foot, short neck, flared mouth, and high-looping handles (coffeepot handle leaf-capped). Coffeepot spout s-scroll and creamer spout v-form. Coffeepot cover hinged and raised with vase finial. Creamer and sugar interior gilt. On exterior is an engraved frieze on satin-finished ground in style of ancient pot with cavaliers and jug-bearers. Ornamental bands and beading. An elegant adaptation of Classical form and motifs. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 10 1/2 x W 8 1/2 x D 4 3/4 in. Creamer: H 6 3/4 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 in. Sugar: H 7 1/8 x W 6 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 42 troy ounces. #BQ240