Elise Henry de Haas ( 1791 - 1842 ) is one of the most famous silversmiths of the first half of the 19th century from Amsterdam/Netherlands. He produced commissioned works for the entire European aristocracy. His works are exhibited in many museums today and are sought after by collectors.
4-piece tea set in solid silver, consisting of teapot, creamer, sugar bowl and tea caddy. Bellied cross-oval basic form, standing on a flattened base. Simple decorations with a corded rim. Teapot with hinged lid, elegant spout and decorated ebony handle. Tea caddy with hinged lid and unusual opener by push button. Marked with standing lion for 934/- silver, 1st quality. Marked EHH for Elise Henry de Haas. Minerva M / year letter E is 1839. Dealer's mark of G. Verschuur. Very good condition with few signs of ageing. Museal and collectible!
Lit.: B.J. van Benthem, De werkmeesters van Bennewitz en Bonebakker: Amsterdams grootzilver uit de eerste helft van de 19de eeuw, Zwolle 2005, p. 58, 88-90, 160, 418, 507
Dimensions & Details
- Silver 934/-
- Total weight 1399 g
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