Only suitable for sale within the UK, due to the ivory content in the teapot handle heat spacers. This item has been registered for exemption under the new Ivory Act and is legal to sell. We are happy for the registration number (M9W3K9NT) to be checked with the Animal & Plant Health Agency.
Georgian, George III, Silver Tea Service. Of squat circular form, with each piece lavishly detailed with embossed flowers, leaves and scrolls. The sugar bowl and cream jug with gilded interiors. Each piece is raised on four ornate bracket feet and has the name Dura engraved on one side within a cartouche.
Each piece is hallmarked for York 1819 by James Barber & William Whitwell. The York town mark does not appear on these items. The covers are further part hallmarked.
In excellent condition with moderate surface wear commensurate with age.
Approximate total weight of all three pieces is 1.587 kilos or 51 troy ounces.
Teapot: 27 cm length, 16 cm depth and 15.3 cm height.
Sugar: 19 cm length, 14.5 cm depth and 11.5 cm height.
Cream: 18.5 cm length, 11.5 cm depth and 9 cm height.