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sterling silver three piece tea service by hukin heath ltd art nouveau antique edwardian 1903


Sterling Silver Three Piece Tea Service By Hukin & Heath Ltd - Art Nouveau - Antique Edwardian (1903)


£4,125 | $5,493 USD | €4,674 EUR
Item Number: SA717074
Date of manufacture: 1900
Current Status: For sale
Seller: AC Silver
This antique has been viewed 13 times in the past month with the most views from France.


An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual antique Edwardian English sterling silver three piece tea service in the Art Nouveau style; an addition to our antique teaware collection.
This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver three piece tea set/service consists of a teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl.
Each piece of this unusual Hukin and Heath silver tea service has a circular rounded form with a flared upper rim.
The surface of each piece has a planished finish and is embellished with embossed Art Nouveau style organic designs with scrolling terminals to the stems.
The body of each piece is further ornamented with the contemporary engraved initial 'F' to one side and the date '1906' to the other.
The hinged hallmarked cover of the teapot is embellished with three convex domed segments and retains the original bun style finial, accented with three incurved portions.
This teapot is fitted with an impressive and original handle ornamented with interwoven wicker wood covering; the upper handle terminal features three pierced decorated Art Nouveau style organic, tulip motifs.
The cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with solid sterling silver handles; matching the wicker covered handle to the teapot.
The interior of cream jug and sugar bowl retain the original gilt interiors.
This exceptional and unusual sterling silver tea service was made by John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton, subsequently Hukin & Heath Ltd.
The pieces of this antique Hukin and Heath silver tea service are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The embossed decoration is all very sharp.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece and part hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover of the teapot are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique silverware.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 24.3cm/9.6"
Width 13.2cm/5.2"
Height 14cm/5.5"
Cream Jug
Length from back of handle to tip of lip 12.5cm/4.9"
Width 8.3cm/3.3"
Height 7.5cm/3"
Sugar Bowl
Length across handles 16cm/6.3"
Width 10.7cm/4.2"
Height 8cm/3.1"
Total Weight
30 troy ounces/932g
Maker: Hukin & Heath (J T Heath & J H Middleton)
Date: 1903
Origin: London, England
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Internal Ref: C1536


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 8 cm (3.1")
Width = 10.7 cm (4.2")
Depth = 16 cm (6.3")

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