Vintage sterling silver 4 piece coffee and tea set in the Dairymaid pattern from Royal Irish Silver Co, circa 1968. The 4 pieces of this beautiful set include a tall coffee pot, a shorter tea pot, an open creamer and a sugar bowl.
The chased and repousse design depicts scenes from a dairy farm, including a farmhouse, trees, a cow and a dairymaid. Also features flower details and ornate leafy handles.
There is a swan finial on the lids of the coffee and the tea pots. All pieces have twist legs, paw feet and lion face knuckles. There is a round framed cartouche on the sugar bowl where it can be monogrammed. The coffee pot measures approx.
7" high to top of finial, 5 3/8" high to the top of the pot, 8 1/2" wide from spout to handle, 2 3/8" diameter at opening, 4 1/2 diameter of the pot. The tea pot measures approx 5 1/2" high to top of finial, 4" high to the top of the pot, 9 3/4" wide from spout to handle, 2 3/4" diameter at opening, 5 1/2 diameter of the pot. The open creamer measures approx 3 1/2" high at highest point at spout, 3" high on the non-spouted side, 5 1/2" wide spout to handle, 3" wide opening. The sugar bowl measures approx 2 1/2" high, 5" diameter opening.The coffee pot weighs 508dwt/790g/25.4toz. The tea pot weighs 520.3dwt/809.1g/26toz. The open creamer weighs 115dwt/178.8g/5.8toz.
The sugar bowl weighs 152.8dwt/237.6g/7.6toz. All pieces together weigh 1,296.1dwt/2015.6g/64.8toz. All pieces are fully hallmarked. Marked RISL -the makers mark for Royal Irish Silver Co, a crowned harp -silver standard for sterling silver, Hibernia -City of Dublin mark, a date mark for 1968.
The date mark on the coffee pot is worn. Very nice condition with some tarnish and surface scratching on all pieces. Will come packaged insured and in a secure box.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "goldandsilverbrokers" and is located in New Preston Marble Dale, Connecticut.
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