FEAST YOUR EYES ON THIS MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUE FRENCH STERLING SILVER TEA COFFEE SERVICE SET, finely crafted by Parisian master silversmith Alfred Hector, active 1881-1913! The Set including Tea Pot, Coffee Pot, Sugar Bowl, and Creamer, total 4 pieces.
The design is most opulent Rococo/Louis XV style, gorgeous rocaille scallop borders, flowers, and scrolls are applied on twist fluted body, done in superb quality repoussé. Each piece adorned with centralised Rococo cartouche with hand-engraved monogram, GK. It has especially beautiful handle, spout, and top finials with matching elaborate Rococo motifs. Interior has elegant vermeil gold-gilt finish. Excellent condition and ready to grace your table!
Hallmarked French Minerva 1st Standard Mark on each part of each piece, which guaranteed .950 purity sterling silver, used in Paris since 1838. Maker's mark of master silversmith Alfred Hector, active 1881-1913.
Measurements & Condition
Coffee Pot: 9.2 in (23.5 cm) tall x 8.4 in (21.5 cm) wide from spout to handle x 5.5 in (14 cm) diameter
Weight 24.78 troy ounces (771 grams,) contains approx. 1 litre of liquid.
Tea Pot: 7.4 in (19 cm) tall x 9.4 in (24 cm) wide from spout to handle x 6.2 in (16 cm) diameter
Weight 25.72 troy ounces (800 grams,) contains approx. 1 litre of liquid.
Sugar Bowl: 6.5 in (16.5 cm) tall x 4.7 in (12 cm) diameter
Weight 19.35 troy ounces (602 grams.)
Creamer: 4.1 in (10.5 cm) tall x 4.3771 in (11 cm) wide from spout to handle
Weight 6.10 troy ounces (190 grams.)
Total weight of sterling silver 75.97 troy ounces (2,363 grams.)
Excellent Estate Condition with minor sign of light use. Some age-related scratch marks on silver. Interior Vermeil gold is slightly faded according to its age. Otherwise in quite excellent shape. Please refer the detail photos we added before placing your order.
(Item Reference No.00823)
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