Silvered metal tea set comprising a teapot, a covered sugar bowl and a milk jug. Each piece resting on four feet adorned with palmettes and foliage. Richly chiselled frieze with flowers, fruits and shells. Covers with fruit finial. Ebonized wood handles.
Silversmith : Jacques Augustin GANDAIS.
Teapot height : 16cm (6-1/3in). – Length : 30cm (11-4/5in).
Jacques Augustin Gandais, Silversmith to the King, at the Palais Royal, registered on October 10, 1834.
Condition report : A few wear to silvering. Minor bumps to the sugar bowl.