The set is made in a handsome, classical form, featuring a vertical ribbed design around the lower portion of the body and standing on four ball form feet. The teapot has a fine horn handle and beautifully cast finial in the form of a recumbent lion.
This lion finial is solid silver, quite heavy in and of itself. The teapot has a capacity of 2 ½ cups, or 20 fluid ounces/0.59 liters. These pieces are very clean, ready for use or display.
Sugar5 1/2 7 4 5/8. This set is in great overall condition. There are a couple of minor dings here and there, but nothing of any significance in our opinion. There are no splits, no dents, no leaks, no monograms, no monogram removals, and no repairs. Both the teapot and the creamer are hallmarked with the Dutch first standard mark to the left of the handle, guaranteeing 934 purity silver, as well as a maker's mark of DH to the right of the handle.
The teapot has the DH maker's mark (twice) and the date letter K on the underside as well. The sugar basket is hallmarked with the Dutch second standard mark on the underside of the rim, guaranteeing silver of 833 purity. The total weight for the set is 1004 grams or 35.4 regular ounces. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.
The item "Superb 1819 Dutch Silver 3pc Ribbed Tea Set Heavy Weight" is in sale since Tuesday, May 01, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "robertcharlessilver" and is located in Essex, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped to United States.