Description

    A Three Piece Robert Hennell Silver Tea Service with Associated William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman Kettle on Stand, London, England, circa 1826
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard head), l, (duty mark), RH
    13-1/2 inches highest x 11-1/2 inches widest (34.3 x 29.2 cm)
    102.54 troy ounces (gross)

    The set consisting of hot water kettle, tea kettle, sugar, and creamer, with egg and dart border to rims, stylized foliate handles, and gadrooned bodies, hot water kettle with hinge and removable pins, resting on figured base with stylized acanthus leaf legs and feet, stretcher supporting central warmer, each with engraved armorial crest.

    Note: The tea kettle, creamer, and open sugar bear marks for Robert Hennell and date to 1826. The hot water kettle bears marks for William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman and dates to 1897.


    Condition Report*:

    Cracks to wooden finial  and wear to handle on hot water kettle, pin dents to water kettle, three dents to gadrooning to water kettle, pin dent to tea kettle and slight denting to gadrooning, pin dents to creamer, denting to warmer, otherwise with light surface scratches. Presents very well.

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    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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