Louis XVI style silver tea and coffee service

£15,000

This beautiful French seven-piece silver tea and coffee service is wrought with superior craftsmanship in the refined and elegant Neoclassical style.

 

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Description

This French silver tea and coffee service is designed in the elegant Louis XVI style. The service is comprised of seven pieces, including a tea fountain, a coffee maker, a chocolatier, a teapot, a milk jug, a sugar bowl, and an additional bowl. The bodies of the pieces feature gentle gadroon-like mouldings, while silver pearls accent the feet and lids throughout. Four of the pieces feature ebonised wood handles and taps, while the milk jug includes an ivory handle. The design is refined and elegant, allowing this service to function in any environment.

The pieces are stamped with the standard Minerva punch as well as indistinct makers’ marks.

Fountain: Height 44cm, width 16cm, depth 22cm
Small jug: Height 13cm, width 12.5cm, depth 8cm

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Louis XVI, Neoclassical
Material
Ebonised Wood, Ivory, Silver
Colour
Silver

Dimensions

Height
44 cm / 17.3 inches
Width
16 cm / 6.3 inches
Depth
22 cm / 8.7 inches
Weight
5818 g

Reference:
16414

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