The pieces of this tea and coffee service have a plain circular tapering form onto a circular spreading foot. The surface of each piece is plain and unembellished. The upper portion of the coffee jug and teapot have impressive embossed concentric circular stepped decoration in the iconic Art Deco style. The teapot and coffee jug are fitted with hinged hallmarked covers, retaining the original iconic Art Deco style carved wood finials, securing to the interior with wing nuts.The coffee jug and teapot are fitted with the original, fine and impressive angular wood handles featuring an iconic Art Deco style elevated thumbpiece and integrated raised panel to the handpiece. The cream jug and sugar bowl are fitted with scrolling sterling silver handles with bifurcating lower terminals. The teapot is fitted with a plain swan necked spout embellished with stepped decoration to the lower portion in the Art Deco style. The pieces of this fine silver tea service are displayed on a tea tray for illustrative purposes only - view the complete collection of trays and salvers available at AC Silver.
This vintage tea and coffee service is an excellent gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition. The service has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. There is a small crack down one side of the each of the wooden finials, which does not affect the integrity of the pieces. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece are clear with some wear due to their location and in keeping with age.
The part hallmarks to the interior of the covers are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these impressive examples of vintage teaware. Length from back of handle to tip of lip. Height to top of finial. Length from back of handle to tip of spout.
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The item "Antique George VI Sterling Silver Four Piece Tea and Coffee Set Art Deco Style" is in sale since Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.