Lot 2200 - 07 Aug 2018
August Interiors Auction
A Victorian silver composite four piece tea and coffee service, decorated in the Teniers revival style, each piece decorated with merry making figures and buildings within Dutch style landscape settings, the larger pieces having figure finials, the two smaller pieces with cast figure handles, each piece raised on four scrolled feet with figure motifs holding tankards, maker John Samuel Hunt and detailed Hunt & Roskell late Storr & Mortimer, comprising the tea pot, London 1860, the coffee pot, London 1858, the milk jug and the twin handled sugar bowl, London 1855, combined gross weight 3500 grams.
Coffee pot ha numerous dents to the base and is lacking on fixing pin to the lower section of the handle.
Teapot has several dents to the base, otherwise ok.
Sugar bowl has a split to the cast border rim (this cannot be seen from the insdie of the bowl), one foot badly split and bent, fractures to where the handles join the bowl.
Sugar bowl has a solder repair to one foot, one foot squashed into the bowl, handle has partly come away from the body.
All pieces have loss of definitiion to the raised decoration due to over polishing.