A fine vintage Art Deco English sterling silver ivory handled four piece tea and coffee service / set and tray; part of our silver teaware collection
vintage tea and coffee service with associated have been made in the Art Deco style. tray
The teapot, coffee jug, cream jug and sugar bowl have a cushion shaped form onto four alantoid shaped feet.
Each piece of the service has convex fluted rounded corners.
The body of each piece is subtly ornamented with an iconic
stepped fluted decoration to the upper border with a similar design reflected in the decoration to each foot. Art Deco style
The teapot and
coffee jug are fitted with plain flush hinged covers with scalloped rims.
The covers are fitted with tapering scalloped shaped ivory and silver finials.
and sugar bowl have similarly shaped scalloped rims. cream jug
The teapot and coffee jug are fitted with Art Deco style shaped
The coffee jug and cream jug are both fitted with a trunkated spout.
The sugar bowl has plain handles with flower motif decorated terminals.
is displayed on an associated Art Deco style tray. four piece service
The corners and shaped tray handles are ornamented with similar decoration to that exhibited on the feet of the tea service pieces.
The tea and coffee service was made in 1944 and the tray made in 1954 - all by the same Sheffield silversmiths
. Mappin & Webb
All the pieces of this splendid vintage Art Deco tea and coffee service are an excellent gauge of
silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece, including the tray, are all very clear.
Part hallmarks, as expected, struck to the interior of the teapot and coffee pot covers are also very clear.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these examples of vintage silverware.
Height to top of handle 18.5cm/7.25"
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 19.2cm/7.6"
Height to top of handle 14cm/5.5"
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 27cm/10.6"
Height to top of handle 8.5cm/3.3"
Length from back of handle to lip 14.6cm/5.75"
Height to top of handles 8.1cm/3.2"
Length across handles 14.8cm/5.75"
Length across handles 56cm/22.1"
Length of surface 49cm/19.3"
Total Weight of Tea Service Pieces 55 troy ounces/1710g
Weight of Tray 66 troy ounces/2053g
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