DescriptionA THREE-PIECE R. & W. WILSON COIN SILVER TEA SERVICE
R.& W. Wilson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1855
Marks: R & W WILSON, PHILADA
12-1/2 inches high (31.8 cm) (water kettle)
110.4 ounces (gross)
The service comprising a hot water kettle with stand, tea pot and covered sugar, the tea pot having a hinged lid, the sugar and kettle with removable lids, each with a figural finial in Asian attire and with chased repoussé foliate decoration to body, naturalistic foliate applied handles and set on a circular foot, each monogrammed EBE.
In good condition, showing wear and surface scratches commensurate with age, all lids fit securely and finials in tact, foot of hot water kettle slightly out of round, a dent and minor warping to underside of tea pot, overall presents nicely.
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