Imposing heavy 4-piece silver coffee/tea tableware.
The set consisting of a baluster-shaped coffee pot with wooden handle, height 28 cm, teapot with ivory handle, height 13 cm (see document for ivory handle), milk jug and sugar bowl.
Early Biedermeier, anno 1832-1833
Meester Bennewitz & Zonen Amsterdam
[see photo of the marks]
Also marked S1 – Schöne Jr. Jan Berend
1st grade silver, weight 2170 grams.
Inscriptie on bottom foot.
Coffee pot – 28 cm high, spout to handle 22 cm, 968 gr.
Tea pot – 13 cm high, spout to ear 22 cm, 533 gr.
Milk jug – 12,5 cm high, spout to ear 14 m, 281 gr.
Sugar bowl – 12 cm high, ear to ear 18 cm, 390 gr.
Bennewitz & Bonebakker was the largest supplier of exclusive silverware in the Netherlands in the 19th century.