George III sterling silver three piece tea set.
A fine composite silver tea set, made up of matching tea pot and sugar bowl, and separate creamer. The tea pot and sugar bowl are embellished with chased fluted ornamentation to the lower portion, emanating from impressive leaf designs to each rounded corner. They are supported by four regency style bracket feet ornamented with a shaped claw foot, accented with scrolling leaf decoration. They were made by Solomon Houghan, Solomon Royes, & John East Dix, London, 1817. The creamer is embellished with lovely floral and foliate decoration, with a c-shaped handle in the design of bamboo wood both ends terminating in foliate and scroll decorations. The creamer is supported by four Regency style bracket feet ornamented with scroll and leaf motifs. The creamer was made by John, Henry, & Charles Lias, London, 1833.
Weight: 1605 grams
Dimensions: Tea pot: 31cm - length from back of the handle to the tip of the spout
15cm - width of the body
16cm - height to the top of the handle
Sugar bowl: 23cm - length across the handles
12,4cm - width of the body
11,4cm - height to the top of the handle
Creamer: 17cm - length from back of handle top tip of lip
12cm - diameter of the body at the widest part
10,8cm - height to the top of the handle
Age: 1817 & 1833
Makers: Solomon Houghan, Solomon Royes, & John East Dix.
& John, Henry, & Charles Lias.