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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