Majestic sterling tea and coffee set, masterfully created by Towle Silversmiths of Newbury, Massachusettes, Patented 1925.
This regal and impressive suite is done in their elegant and famous Louis the XIV pattern. It features both tea and coffee pots, covered sugar bowl, creamer and waste bowl with a matching large oval tray or waiter.
Each remarkable piece is enhanced by exquisite beaded borders and chased and engraved designs in classic floral motifs. This stunning set is complemented by artistic finials with graceful foliate designs. The pedestals rest perfectly flat, and reflect the superb beaded borders and refined embellishments of each extraordinary piece.
Weighing a massive 4350 grams or 139.87 Troy ounces, the set is extremely substantial. The tray measures 23" in length, the coffee pot has a 4 1/2" diameter, and is 10 1/2" high. The tea pot has a 6" diameter and is 8 1/2" inches high. The wastebowl has a 5" diameter and is 3" in height. The sugar bowl is 5" in diameter and 6 1/2" in height. The creamer has a 3 1/2" diameter and is 6" inches in height.
The impeccable condition and crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.