A fine and impressive antique George VI English sterling silver five piece tea and coffee service in the Art Deco style; an addition to our teaware collection at AC Silver
This fine antique
George VI sterling silver consists of a coffee jug, teapot, cream jug, sugar bowl, and tray. five piece tea and coffee service / set
The pieces of this tea and coffee service have a plain octagonal panelled form onto a swept panelled foot; the coffee jug, cream jug and sugar bowl all have a tapering form.
The body of each piece is plain and unembellished.
The coffee jug and teapot are fitted with hallmarked hinged covers, surmounted with the original Art Deco style black fibre finials.
The teapot and coffee jug are fitted with
style shaped black fibre handles. Art Deco
The cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with Art Deco style shaped sterling silver handles.
The pieces of this fine tea and coffee service are presented on a fine matching tray.
The tray has a plain oval cut cornered shaped form ad is fitted with impressive oblong shaped Art Deco style handles.
The pieces of this impressive antique tea and coffee service were all made in Sheffield in1937 by two silversmiths, Z Barraclough & Sons Ltd and Cooper Bros Ltd; a common practice for the period.
All the pieces of this
antique tea set are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.
The service has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
struck to the surface of the set and the underside of the trayand part hallmarks to the underside of the covers of the teapot and coffeepot are all very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these impressive examples of antique teaware.
Length from back of handle to tip of lip 15.5cm/6.1"
Diameter of top 6.6cm/2.6"
Diameter of base 9.6cm/3.75"
Height to top of finial 17.6cm/6.8"
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 25cm/9.8"
Diameter of body 10.7cm/4.25
Height to top of finial 12.2cm/4.75"
Length from back of handle to lip 12.2cm/4.75"
Diameter of top 6.7cm/2.6"
Diameter of base 5.6cm/2.25"
Height to top of handle 8.7cm/3.3"
Length across handles 13.7cm/5.3
Diameter of top 7.8cm/3.1"
Diameter of base 6.8cm/2.7"
Length across handles 51cm/20.1
Weight of tray 43 troy ounce / 1337g
Weight of tea and coffee set 52 troy ounce/1617g
Total weight 95 troy ounces/2955g
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