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Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Reference: S1251
Period: George V
Year: 1922
Silversmith: H Hooykaas, Schoonhoven Zilver Fabriek, designer Harm Ellens
Place: Schoonhoven
Price: $ 1 100.00
Weight: 880 grams
Dimensions: teapot 22cm*11*13, sugar and milk 13*10*9 cm
Condition: Excellent. Hinge in perfect condition, both lids fit snugly.

Description: Outstanding example of Dutch Art Deco silver, by a highly regarded silversmith and designer Harm Ellens, who executed designs for Hooykaas in the twenties (source Krekel-Aalberse, Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver). The teapot, cream jug and lidded sugar basin have ebonised wooden handles and finials, in 833 silver. All 3 pieces are a good weight, and pleasing to use. All 3 pieces are fully hallmarked with clear hallmarks, including the teapot and sugarbowl lids. The hallmarks include makers mark HH, Lion Passant for 833 standard silver, (with keymark indicating it was made for export), Perseus duty mark with mint mark M on helmet, indicating Schoonhoven assay office, date letter M for 1922 (source Tardy, International hallmarks). The base of each also has the hallmark M2 and a scratched number 42299.
Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Art deco Dutch Teaservice

Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Sugarbowl detail

Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Handles

Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Interior

Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Hallmark 1

Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Scale

Art Deco Dutch Silver Teaset (3 piece)
Hallmark 2

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