Antique 19thc Victorian Aesthetic Wilcox Silverplate Tea Coffee Pot Hoof Detail For Sale
ANTIQUE19th C VICTORIAN WILCOX SILVER PLATETEA/ COFFEE POTAesthetic Movement East Lake StyleApproximatedimensions: 7.7/8" W to spout X 11.3/4" HX15" Circumferenceof belly Markedwith words"Wilcox Silverplate Co, Quadrupled Plated" and Numbered "133 6 " "As IS" condition PLEASE NOTE:No dents or dings, lid issecurelyattached, but finish has faint scratches and tarnish.I will not polish because I will let that up to the buyer. The tea pot is hard to photograph and glare is from my flash. Design is over the top with details. Softer "Matted" finish with a fern/feather relief and belly of the bowl is etched with a "Bright Cut" floral motif. The edge of neck (collar) has cuff andgeometricborders, "fleur de lis" finial, squared handle & gracefully curved pouring spout. The bowl is set on high legs ending in four horses hooves.There are lots of pretty ornate details that are so much nicer in person.SO...Please be sure see all photos & ask questions! I do have morepiecesthat made up a very wonderful 7 piece tea/coffee set. The set listedpreviouslyas a complete group and I had dealersoffer very low prices...SO I have decided to break up the group and start listing the items individually.I am reallyhoping a collector will want this beauty! BACKGROUND: I amcleaningoutmy mother's china cupboard and this actually belonged to her mother (and possibly Grandmother) whose family was fromConnecticut near Meriden where the WilcoxSilvercompany was based. The crossed hammer logo for Wilcox is clearly stamped on the bottom.This is part is a set that has 3 different sized teapots, spooner, sugar, creamer, slop bowl, and butter dish.I am a novice and amguessingit is in the "East Lake" style. More photos available, let me know what detail you are interested in seeing more closely.Portion going to RACE Fund for their work with rescued equines.
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