English Sterling Silver Teniers Scene Coffee Pot Elkington Co. Rare
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English Sterling Silver Teniers Scene Coffee Pot Elkington Co. Rare:
RARE ENGLISH STERLING SILVER TENIERS SCENE COFFEE POT; DRUNKEN PEASANT FINIAL & ELEGANT MASK SPOUT AND DUTCH PEASANT FEET; EXCELLENT CONDITION
We are pleased to offer this exceptional English sterling silver Teniers scene coffee pot.
From the renowned firm of Elkington Co. Known for fine silver. Especially renowned for antique re-creations.
Teniers decorated silver is some of the most coveted of all designs. Based upon the paintings of Dutch tavern scenes by David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690).
This is the first of several pieces of Teniers we will be offering. From a four generation collection.
The coffee pot in classic baluster form.
Adorned with a brilliantly carved continuous Dutch Teniers scene. Normally set inside a tavern. This scene is outdoors in the tradition of a Flemish feast or "kermesse'.
Peasants drinking and dancing and making merry. Seated at table, some about to collapse in drunken stupor. Barrel of ale and mugs held high all about. Children, dogs, maiden serving table of men and women in gala mood. As noted, the scene continues around the entire surface of the coffee pot.
Cover topped with boldly cast Dutch merry-maker seated atop barrel of ale. Pitcher in one hand and mug the other.
Striking Bacchus head spout, in leafy frame.
Finished with just as unique Dutch peasant and shell tip feet.
This stunning Elkington Teniers coffee pot is 8 1/2 inches.
Exceptionally thick heavy guage sterling weighs 19 1/2 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. Handle secure. The lavishly hand carved Teniers scene, mask spout and floral work retain their original detail.
For the discerning collector of the finest English re-creations of antique designs. A one of a kind English sterling silver Teniers scene coffee pot. Excellent condition.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.