Fri, 17th Sep 2021 10:30

The William Mowat-Thomson Collection

 
  Lot 49
 

A GEORGE III SILVER TEA SERVICE

Sold for £700


Condition report
The hallmarks of each match, clear on the tea pot base, slightly less clear on the other two pieces, see images. There are a few minor dents to the tea pot. Tea pot lid is secure and fits well, handle also firm. Each has an engraved crest to two sides, no monograms.

 

GEORGE III SILVER TEA SERVICE,
maker George Fenwick, Edinburgh 1810, comprising teapot, sugar bowl and cream jug, each of shaped rectangular form, with shell and gadroon cast rim, the body bright cut with a band of oak leaves and acorns above a heraldic crest, on four ball feet, the teapot 16cm high, 1242g gross
Provenance: The William Mowat-Thomson Collection

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