George III Antique Sterling Silver Three Piece Tea Set
George III Antique Sterling Silver Three Piece Tea Set

Antique Silver George III Three-Piece Tea Set made in 1796-98


A stylish George III silver tea service consisting of a teapot and stand, cream jug and sugar bowl.

Date 1796 - 1798
Made By William Patrick Cunningham
Location Edinburgh
Stock Number W21x12
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1796 - 1798
Maker: William Patrick Cunningham

A stylish antique George III sterling silver tea service consisting of a teapot and stand, cream jug and sugar bowl.

Each piece of this impressive Georgian Service is of a serpentine style, with bright-cut engraving and a cartouche on either side – one containing a crest and the other plain.

The teapot has a domed hinged lid, surmounted by a styled pineapple. The cream jug and sugar bowl both have thread decorated handles and gilded interiors.

The service is made by W. P. Cunningham of Edinburgh in 1796 (sugar bowl dated 1798).

Dimensions: height of teapot to height of finial 18.41 cm

This object incorporates old ivory and has been registered with Defra.


William Patrick Cunningham

William & Patrick Cunningham – late 18th century Edinburgh silversmiths.

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