Antique mid-19th Century exceptionally rare Victorian solid silver five piece tea service, consisting of a kettle, coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, cream jug, each lobed body resting on four scroll feet, profusely embossed with scrolls and flowers and one side decorated in Orientalist style, depicting an Arabic nomad smoking a pipe, surrounded by palmtrees and camel in distance, hinged lids mounted with cast rose finials. Chinoiserie and Orientalist design became popular in the mid-18th century with the Huguenot silversmiths, such as Paul de Lamerie who was greatly inspired by the exotic far east designs and this fashion followed until the late19th Century. The reverse engraved with the family crest and the motto'morior pro meis' - i die for mine. ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER ORIENTALIST 5 PIECE TEA & COFFEE SET c. In Great Condition - No damage.
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