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 (VZ2U1M5B) to be checked with the Animal & Plant Health Agency.
Georgian, George III, crested silver tea service of half fluted form with each piece standing on four ball feet with gadrooned rims. The sugar bowl and creamer feature flower and leaf capped handles.
Each piece hallmarked to the underside for London 1816 by Alice and George Burrows II.
In excellent order with light surface wear commensurate with age. The makers marks on the creamer and sugar bowl were not stamped properly and are a bit obscured, but still readable as Alice and George Burrows II. Small amount of silver solder to the underside of the sugar bowl and to the seam of teapot, below the top rim.
Approximate weight of all three pieces is 1.322 kilos or 42.5 troy ounces.
Teapot: 29 cm length, 13 cm depth and 16 cm height.
Sugar: 21 cm length, 11 cm depth and 11.5 cm height.
Creamer: 14 cm length, 9.5 cm width and 10 cm height.