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Complete Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service London 1838

Heading : Sterling silver antique tea and coffee service engraved with hunting related tribute. Set includes coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, and cream jug. 
Date : Hallmarked for Joseph and John Angell in 1838 
Period : Victoria 
Origin : London, England 

Decoration : All with scrolled feet, see explanation of engraving bellow
Size :  Coffeepot approx 25cm height, teapot approx 16cm height, sugar bowl approx 12.5cm height, cream jug approx 15cm height
Condition : Excellent, no dings. 
Restoration : Professionally cleaned
Weight :  1994 grams - 64.1 Oz troy

All four are engraved: 

"THE HUNTERS STAKES AT KELSO SPRING MEETING 1838

Value 40 guineas 

WON BY MR ROBERTSON'S HORSE ROBIN ROUGHEAD 

MR SMITH'S HORSE SPORTSMAN 2ND"

but Presented by the former to the latter

AS A MARK OF REGARD FOR HIS FAMILY 

and for the farmers of Northumberland generally who have long been known as true lovers of Fox Hunting

AND THE BEST SPORTSMEN 

in the North of England" 

Kelso racecourse held its first race in 1734 and is still going strong today with its most notable races being the Morebattle Hurdle  and the Premier Kelso Hurdle. This stunning tea service is not only of interest to fans of the sport but is also of exceptional quality. With a combined weight of almost two kilograms it is an imposing service. The sugar bowl and cream jug have parcel gilt interiors and all pieces have a heavy gauge. This was a remarkable act of generosity.

 

 

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