5 Piece BachelorTea Set 1919
5 Piece BachelorTea Set 1919
5 Piece BachelorTea Set 1919
5 Piece BachelorTea Set 1919

LIONEL ALFRED CRICHTON, LONDON (worked c.1890-c.1930)

5 Piece "Bachelor"Tea Set 1919

1919 London

Offered by Gideon Cohen

£2,450 gbp
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Britannia Silver:
Hallmarked on all 5 pieces, as well as on the lids of the tea and coffee pots and the hinged flap covering the teapot spout, with matching hallmarks.3 pieces made in 1918, the other two in 1919, all by the same maker.TEA POT:178mm long, COFFEE POT 185mm high.
Solid fruit wood handles.

Britannia standard silver is 95.8% pure as compared with Sterling which is 92.5% pure.The alloys used to harden the silver have varied over time.The analysis of these metals is used to help assess the age of pieces which are unmarked or have lost their hallmarks due to restoration or excessive polishing.
Vault 17, The London Silver Vaults, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1QT
Height 185.00 mm (7.28 inches)
Weight 1292.00g (41.54oz t)
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Gideon Cohen

Gideon Cohen
17 The London Silver Vaults
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