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Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set - George II Style  - Antique George VI

Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set - George II Style - Antique George VI

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George VI English sterling silver café au lait set in the George II style; an addition to our collectable teaware collection

SKU A6821

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This exceptional antique George VI sterling silver cafe au lait set consists of a coffee pot and hot milk jug.


Each piece of this cafe au lait set has a plain baluster shaped form to a domed circular foot, all in the George II style.


The surface of each piece is plain and embellished with impressive cut card ornamentation to the lower portion, in addition to an applied moulded border to the upper rim.


Each piece is fitted with the original hallmarked domed hinged cover surmounted by an impressive cast silver fluted finial.


The covers are further embellished with impressive cut card decoration emanating from the domed portion and an applied gadroon decorated border to the rim.


Both the milk jug and coffee pot retains the original C shaped carved handle and plain sterling silver sockets.


The spout to each piece has an impressive chased decorated animal design to the lip, in addition to a shaped lobed formation to the nadir.


The underside of each piece bears the retailer's mark 'Mappin & Webb LTD'.


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Date: 1938

This antique silver cafe au lait set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The interior of the each piece has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece and part hallmarks to the covers are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these impressive examples of antique silverware.


Coffee Pot

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 17.6cm/6.9"

Diameter of body 8.6cm/3.4"

Diameter of foot 7.2cm/2.8"

Height 22cm/8.7"


Milk Jug

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 14.7cm/5.8"

Diameter of body 8.6cm/3.4"

Diameter of foot 7.2cm/2.8"

Height 22cm/8.7"


37.2 troy ounces/1156g


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ