AN ASSEMBLED GEORGE III IRISH THREE-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE AND CHAMBERSTICK
The teapot marked Dublin, 1809, possibly Gustavus Bryne; the cream jug Richad Sawyer, Dublin, 1812; the sugar bowl Dublin, 1812, maker WS; the chamberstick Sheffield, 1834, maker KW&S
The tea service comprising teapot, cream jug and two-handle sugar bowl, of rectangular form on four ball feet, the bodies lightly engraved with foliage, with gadroon borders, the pot with shells and scrolls at corners, with hinged cover with rectangular finial, with angular loop handle; the chamberstick of shaped circular form with shell and rocaille border, rising to a central urn form candle socket with slot for scissors (missing), with conforming bobeche, the handle with removable conical snuffer.
The teapot 12¼in. (31.5cm.); total weight 50oz. (4)