Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set
Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set

WILLIAM HARRIS & SONS (worked from 1840)

Antique Edwardian George I Style Sterling Silver Cafe au Lait Set

1906 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,495 gbp
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This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver cafe au lait set consists of a coffee pot, hot milk pot, sugar bowl and sugar tongs.

The coffee pot and hot milk pot have a plain cylindrical tapering form and the sugar bowl has a circular rounded form onto a circular spreading foot, all in the classic George I style.

The surface of each piece is plain and unembellished, with an applied moulded border to the upper rim.

The coffee pot and hot milk jug are fitted with the original hallmarked hinged domed covers surmounted with impressive sterling silver urn style finials.

These impressive antique pots retain the original S scroll, carved painted wood handles with plain scrolling thumbpieces and cylindrical sockets.

The coffee pot has an impressive swan necked spout embellished with applied moulded decoration to the tip of the lip.

This impressive service retains the original tapering, plain and unembellished sugar tongs.

This impressive café au lait set is fitted to the original presentation box, with a velvet and satin lined interior.

The interior of the cover of the impressive box bears the retailer's mark 'R. Stewart, by appointment to the Queen, Glasgow'.

This impressive set was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths C S Harris & Sons Ltd.

Dimensions

Coffee Pot/Hot Milk Pot

Length from back of handle to rim 10.2cm/4"

Diameter of base 7.8cm/3.1"

Height to top of finial 16.6cm/6.5"

Sugar Bowl

Diameter 9cm/3.5"

Height 5.5cm/2.2"

Sugar Tongs

Length 9cm/3.5"

Total Weight

24.8 troy ounces/771g


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

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

The cover to the original presentation box sits flush to the base but does not secure closed; the push fit catch is not operational.
Maker: C S Harris & Sons Ltd

Origin: London, England

Date: 1906
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4569 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Weight 24.80oz t (771.28g)
Stock Code
A4569
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver cafe au lait set made by C S Harris & Sons Ltd in the George I style - boxed; an addition to our silver teaware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece has wear in keeping with age. The part hallmarks to the rim of the covers are all very clear.
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