This is a very elegant modern sterling silver four piece tea and coffee set. The set comprises of a teapot, coffee pot, sugar bowl, cream jug. The set is elegant in style featuring a narrow band of Celtic design incorporating the Celtic knot at the centre of each piece, which sits on a spreading collet foot. The spout and finial on the lid of the pots are also decorated in this beautiful Celtic design. The tea and coffee pots are fitted with a lovely carved angular wood handle. The gorgeous profile and exuberant decoration on this silver set makes it a unique collection to enhance the decor of any home.
This splendid set is an exceptional heavy gauge of silver, fine quality and is in excellent condition. A few surface blemishes are visible on close inspection its condition is in keeping with its age. The timber coffee pot handle shows signs of regular use and the customer can decide to either maintain this clear demonstration of age and history or have the handle repainted. Restoration of the handle to its original condition can be arranged if so required.
With the soaring price of silver over the last few years, it would be a most prudent investment, as well as a very functional and beautiful service to use or display. Its beauty will be appreciated while this lovely service appreciates in value.
Rarely does a set of this substantial weight (64 troy ounces in total) and grandeur come onto the market.
Tea Pot: Length 26.67cm/10.5″ tip of spout to handle. Width 15.24cm/6″ widest point at centre. Height 17.14cm/6.75″ top of finial to base. Weight 27.75 Troy Ozs/863.2g
Coffee Pot: Length 17.14cm/6.75″ tip of spout to handle. Width 11.17cm/4.4″ widest point at centre. Height 20.95cm/8.25″ top of finial to base. Weight 20.01 Troy Ozs/622.6g
Cream Jug: Length 10.16cm/4″ tip of spout to handle. Width 8.25cm/3.25″ widest point at centre. Height 10.16cm/4″ base to top of handle.
Weight 7.18 Troy Ozs/223.4g
Sugar Bowl: Length 14.6cm/5.75″ handle to handle. Width 10.16cm/4″ widest point at centre. Height 7.62cm/3″ base to top of handle.
Weight 9.08 Troy Ozs/282.7g
Maker: Royal Irish Silver Ltd
Origin: Dublin 1968
Price: 3495.00 Euro
Total of weight of this substantial set is 64.02 Troy Ozs