A fine and rare American coin silver tea and coffee service made by R & W Wilson of Philadelphia, c. 1840. The set is complete and is comprised of a hot water urn coffee pot, two tea pots, covered sugar bowl, cream pitcher and waste ball. The tray, which is of the same era was made by Galt Brothers of Washington, D.C.
The hot water urn has scrolled handles and a base with original burner with acanthus scrolled legs and feet. The hot water urn, coffee pot and two tea pots have Chinoiserie figures as finials. The bodies are all decorated in a floral repousse. The tray has scrolled acanthus handles and has a beaded edge surrounding a plateau engraved with an outer Greek key border surrounding an inner border with a styalized scrolled acanthus leaf. The center is decorated with a scrolling monogram, possibly ESW.
The hot water urn retains its original burner. The set in very fine condition and is unmonogrammed.
Total Weight: 446.25 troy ounces, Tray weight: 218.25 troy ounces. The seven piece set weighs 227.25 troy ounces.
Dimensions: Kettle Height: 19 1/2", Width: 11", Depth: 7", The tray measures Depth: 23", Height: 1.5" and Length: 37 1/2"
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