The Minerva head stamp on the lid is a duty mark for the Schoonhoven assay office. The total weight of the three pieces is 1080 GRAMS. This set was taken to an antiques dealer in 1999. He estimated the set to be from 1814 to 1940s.He thought it to be from Schoonhoven, Netherlands. He said it is made of. The handle on the tea pot is made of ebony wood.
All 3 pieces depict the same 4 scenes on each piece. One panel shows two people seated at a table playing game with a small dog at their feet while a mother holding a small child observe the game. Another panel appears to be a man and women dancing while an older women looks on. While another panel has two young boys sitting at a table outside while one of them has a pint of ale in his hand.
The fourth panel shows a gentleman sitting at a table with long pipe in his mouth while being observed by a woman standing behind a door and a man pouring a drink behind him. The handles are dragons and the sugar and creamer containers have claw feet while the tea pot has an ebony wood handle with a dragon head. The service has a lion with a key passant stamped on the bottom of each piece as well as what I believe to be R133.
The lid of the tea pot has a mark of the side profile of a persons head. The item pictured is the item you will receive.PLEASE SEE PICTURES FOR EXACT CONDITION. The item "VICTORIAN Dutch Silver Tea Service Circa 1927 by CORNELIS RIETVELD 1080 GRAMS" is in sale since Monday, August 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "fnaf_hq" and is located in Fort Worth, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia.