Scottish silver. An elegant 3 piece antique sterling silver tea set of globular form with gadroon borders and half fluted body. The jug and bowl have the original bright gilt interior. Excellent classical features with acanthus mounted handles and superior quality grape leaf decorated upper body; an unusual feature is the expansive lotus flower finial.
Heavy weight of set 1959 grams, 63 troy ounces.
Teapot contains 1150 ml, height 14cm, spread 29cm.
Maker Robert Gray & Son.
Marks. Each piece is stamped with a full and matching set of Scottish silver hallmarks.
ROBERT GRAY & SON
Robert Gray was a Glasgow silversmith. Between 1784 and 1819 the Glasgow Assay office was closed, so during this time Gray had to send his goods to be tested and marked at the Edinburgh Assay office.