Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set
Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set

Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set, PERTH, R & R Keay 1830, CRESTED, Todd Family

Scottish Provincial sterling silver tea set, a very fine and impressive three piece service by R & R Keay, hallmarked from Edinburgh in 1830.

In exceptional condition throughout, each piece retaining its detailing with no damage or repairs, each piece does carry a family crest which depicts a fox running with a bird in its mouth with the Latin phrase ” Oportet Vivere” which roughly translates to ” It behoves one to live” and is connected to the Todd family .

Tea sets by provincial makers such as this are seldom seen and even scarcer to find one in such exceptional condition.

The tea pot holds just over 2 and a half pints.

Tea pot measures 12 inches in length.

The sugar bowl measures 9 and a half inches in length.

The cream jug measures 7 and a half inches in length.

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Scottish Provincial Sterling Silver Tea Set

Scottish Provincial sterling silver tea set, a very fine and impressive three piece service by R & R Keay, hallmarked from Edinburgh in 1830.

In exceptional condition throughout, each piece retaining its detailing with no damage or repairs, each piece does carry a family crest which depicts a fox running with a bird in its mouth with the Latin phrase ” Oportet Vivere” which roughly translates to ” It behoves one to live” and is connected to the Todd family .

Tea sets by provincial makers such as this are seldom seen and even scarcer to find one in such exceptional condition.

The tea pot holds just over 2 and a half pints.

Tea pot measures 12 inches in length.

The sugar bowl measures 9 and a half inches in length.

The cream jug measures 7 and a half inches in length.

DATE 1830
MAKER or SPONSOR MARK R & R Keay
ASSAY OFFICE Edinburgh
WEIGHT (Grammes) 1473
WEIGHT (Troy) 47.36
REF:- 402C

Additional information

Origin

Scottish

Period

George IV 1820-1830

Sponsor/Maker

R & R Keay

REF CODE

402C

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