Georgian, George III, Scottish silver tea service. Each piece features a band of engraved foliate detail and stands on four ball feet. A broad reeded girdle sits in the middle body of all three pieces and is further enhanced with bright cut engraving. All cartouches are vacant. The teapot handle and border of the lid are also bright cut engraved.
In excellent order with moderate surface wear commensurate with age. Some clouding of the silver on the spout and a seam repair near to the base of it one one side (best seen in the second photo). Light pressure marks to the handle. The teapot does not leak. Holes to the underside of the ball feet, as shown in the photos.
Each piece is hallmarked to the underside for Edinburgh 1809 by George McHattie.
Approximate total weight for all three pieces is 1.107 kilos or 35.5 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions are:
Teapot: 28.5 cm handle to spout length, 16.5 cm height and 13.5 cm depth.
Sugar: 18 cm length, 11 cm height and 10 cm depth.
Creamer: 12.5 cm length, 10 cm height and 8 cm depth.