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Each piece of this Victorian tea service has a plain tapering circular rounded form supported by three ball feet.
The surface of each piece is encircled with two applied bands of stylised alternating leaf designs in addition to a contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a lion's head.
The teapot is fitted with a hinged, hallmarked cover surmounted with an impressive carved ivory and sterling silver finial.
The hinge of the teapot cover is embellished with a bright cut engraved stylised leaf design.
The teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with impressive ribbed sterling silver C shaped handles.
The underside of each piece bears the retailer’s mark ‘Elkington & Co, 45 Moorgate St, London’ in addition to the full hallmarks.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.9cm/9"
Length across handles 17.3cm/6.8"
Diameter of rim 9.5cm/3.7"
Length from back of handle to lip 10.2cm/4"
38.6 troy ounces/1200g
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There are natural fire marks to the surface of the teapot and some minor dings to the ball feet of the cream jug, in keeping with age; these do not detract from the aesthetically pleasing appearance of the set.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine Victorian tea service.
Origin: Sheffield, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear