Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service
Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service

Vintage Sterling Silver Six Piece Tea and Coffee Service

1973 London

Offered by AC Silver

£12,950 gbp
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This impressive and unusual vintage Elizabeth II six piece silver tea and coffee service / set consists of a coffee pot, teapot, cream jug, sugar bowl, tea strainer and salver.

The pieces of this large tea and coffee service have a plain rounded conical form.

The body of each piece is plain and unembellished.

The upper rim of the cream jug and sugar bowl is ornamented with an evoluted pierced decorated gilt border.

The coffee pot and teapot are fitted with impressive hallmarked hinged covers, surmounted with conical style finials and embellished with overlaid gilt fretwork designs.

The teapot, coffee pot and cream jug are fitted with plain c scroll handles.

The tea strainer is fitted with a rounded handle featuring a plain shaped thumbpiece and ornamented with an evoluted rounded pierced decorated gilt border.

The cream jug, sugar bowl and strainer bowl retain the original gilt interior.

This tea service retains the original hallmarked plain waisted sugar tongs, embellished with shaped pierced gilt decoration.

The pieces of this fine tea and coffee service are presented on a fine and impressive matching salver.

The surface of the salver is plain and unembellished with evoluted pierced decorated gilt border.

This exceptional vintage tea and coffee service was made by the London Silversmith Ian Calvert*.

This unusual set of silverware has artist selling rights.

*Calvert became a Freeman of the Company in 1959, working for Wakely and Wheeler before setting up the Silver Workshops Ltd. He taught at the Medway College and has been associated with Asprey and Garrard through Alex Styles and Tony Bedford.

Dimensions

Coffee Pot

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 20cm/7.9"

Diameter of body 11.5cm/4.5"

Height to top of finial 18.5cm/7.25"

Teapot

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 26.5cm/10.4"

Diameter of body 15cm/5.9”

Height to top of finial 17cm/6.7"

Cream Jug

Length from back of handle to lip 16cm/6.25"

Diameter of body 9cm/3.6"

Height to rim 10.7cm/4.25"

Sugar Bowl

Diameter of body 10.5cm/4.1"

Height 8.5cm/3.3"

Tea Strainer

Diameter of strainer 9cm/3.5"

Height 4.7cm/1.8"

Salver

Diameter 48.5cm/19.1”

Weight 72 troy ounce / 2239g

Total Weight

147 troy ounces/4572g


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
All the pieces of this unusual tea set are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these impressive examples of design teaware.
Maker: Ian Calvert

Origin: London, England

Date: 1973
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2327 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 147.00oz t (4571.70g)
Stock Code
A2327
Medium
An exceptional, fine, impressive, large and unusual vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver six piece design tea and coffee service made by Ian Calvert; an addition to our teaware collection at AC Silver
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece and the interior surface of the sugar tongs and part hallmarks to the underside of the covers of the teapot and coffee pot are all very clear. This coffee service is dated 1973.
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