An English sterling silver tea service

Circa 1820s; London, England
Stamped for Joseph Craddock and William Reid / Sterling
Comprising a teapot, cream jug, and sugar bowl, each raised on a decorative foot with embossed foilate scrolls, putti, and flower heads, and a slightly domed, hinged lid with embossed decoration surmounted by a detachable flower and leaf sprig finial, the teapot with later-added wood C-scroll handle
Teapot: 6.25" H x 11.375" W x 7" D
58.2 gross oz. troy approximately

  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with tarnishing and light scratches commensurate with age and use. Teapot with later-added wood handle as mentioned.
    Sugar bowl: 4.75" H x 8" W x 5.5" D
    Cream jug: 4.5" H x 6" W x 4.5" D

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September 23, 2020 12:00 PM PDT
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