Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000
A Victorian silver four-piece tea set, comprising coffee pot, teapot, milk jug and twin handled sugar bowl, each of bulbous bellied form with pinched wavy rims, all pieces bright cut floral engraved with monogrammed cartouche to one side and each standing on four scrolling shell capped feet, the C-scroll handles with leaf capped thumbpieces, both pots with ivory insulators, and domed hinged covers with acorn and leaf finials, the sugar bowl with gilt-washed interior, maker William Hunter, London 1850-1952, all pieces except the teapot further stamped for J Mayer Silversmith Liverpool, gross weight 70oz, coffee pot h.28cm, bowl dia.14cm (excluding handles)
Coffee pot – interior lip is bent andmisshapen.
Teapot – small dent to outer edge of cover, small dents to body to either side of the spout (can be felt rather than seen).
Sugar – dented to body and belly within floral engraving to front and back.
Cream jug – small dents to body similar to above.
Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.
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