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FREDERICK ELKINGTON (ELKINGTON & CO) (worked from 1868)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea and Coffee Service (1882 London)

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Item Stock Code

W7986

Item Medium Description

A fine exceptional and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver four piece tea and coffee service/set; part of our silver teaware collection

Item Signed, Inscribed, Dated Details

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece are all very clear. Part hallmarks, as expected, struck to the interior of each cover and to the handles of the teapot, coffee pot and sugar basket are also very clear.

Item Weight

63.00 Troy Ounces

Item Weight in Grams

1959.30 Grams

Item Provenance & History

Maker: Frederick Elkington (Elkington & Co)

Origin: London, England

Date: 1882

Item Literature

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Item Exhibition History

Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W7986 when enquiring about the piece.

Current Item Condition

This impressive service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in fine condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration to each piece is very crisp.

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

Part hallmarks, as expected, struck to the interior of each cover and to the handles of the teapot, coffee pot and sugar basket are also very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these examples of Victorian teaware.

Item Description / Dealer Expertise

The pieces of this exceptional and impressive Victorian sterling silver four piece tea and coffee service has a six panelled urn shaped form onto a hexagonal panelled spreading pedestal foot.

Each piece is embellished with two bands of bright cut engraved decoration surmounted by a thread decorated border following the contours of the incurved shaped edge.

The body of each component is further ornamented with bright cut engraved foliate garlands incorporating two oval cartouches; each cartouche is embellished with a shield shaped tri-floral crest surmounted with a visored tri-floral helmet.

The tea pot and coffee pot are fitted with flush hinged hallmarked covers which retain the original urn style silver finials.

Both covers are embellished with a bright cut engraved stellate design at the foot of the finial.

The sugar basket is fitted with the original hallmarked swing handle. The remaining pieces all have elegant thread decorated C scroll handles with impressive leaf decorated sockets.

The sugar basket and cream jug have silver gilt interiors.

This exceptional antique sterling silver four piece tea and coffee service is one of the best examples of its type.

The service was made by the renowned English silversmith Frederick Elkington of Elkington & Co.

This fine antique four piece tea and coffee service is displayed on a tray for illustrative purposes only - view the complete collection of trays and salvers available at AC Silver.

Dimensions

Coffee Pot:

Height to top of finial 26.4cm/10.4"

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.5cm/8.8"

Width of body at widest part 10.1cm/4"

Weight 26 troy ounces/809g

Teapot:

Height to top of finial 23cm/9.1"

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.7cm/8.9"

Depth at widest part 11.4cm/4.5"

Weight 24 troy ounces/746g

Sugar Basket:

Height to top of handle 19cm/7.5"

Length 16.5cm/6.5"

Depth 10cm/4"

Weight 8 troy ounces/249g

Cream Jug:

Height to top of handle 15.7cm/6.2"

Length from back of handle to lip 11.5cm/4.5"

Width at widest part 6.1cm/2.3"

Weight 5 troy ounces/156g

Total Weight

63 troy ounces/1960g


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WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries.

Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

FREDERICK ELKINGTON (ELKINGTON & CO)
Type Artist/Maker
Country of origin Newhall Street, Birmingham
Started working 1868

Price

gbp 4250.00 (Pound Sterling)

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Status

FOR SALE


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AC Silver
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Tyne & Wear
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Established: 1977
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