We are offering for your consideration a lovely, 4- piece, silver plated tea and coffee service bearing the Henry Birks & Sons hallmark. This family of English jewelers & silversmiths dates back to the late Georgian and early Victorian era in England.
John Birks went to Montreal around 1832, to open up a shop there. In 1840, Henry Birks was born. In 1879, Henry Birks and his sons became known as the Henry Birks & Company. Their superior quality workmanship became world renowned in Canada and England. The service is known as Regency Plate and was manufactured around 1905.
The pieces measure the following. Hinged Coffee Pot measures 8.75 inches high and 11 inches wide from handle to spout.Hinged Teapot measures 5.75 inches high and 11 inches wide from handle to spout. Uncovered Sugar Bowl measures 4 inches high and 8 inches wide between the two handles. Creamer measures 3.75 inches and 5.75 inches wide between the handle and spout. A lovely tea service decorated with a striking pleated design and accented with a rope design, seashell design and large Acanthus leaves.
The interior of the sugar bowl and creamer have a gilt finish indicative of a superior manufacturing firm. The four, seashell decorated feet will keep the pieces off from the table and prevent heat and moisture marks. It is a heavy set that will keep liquids hotter for longer than more contemporary ones.
This exceptional set is in. EXCELLENT READY TO USE ESTATE CONDITION. With no repairs, flaking or major silver wear to note. Any dark spots or discoloration are caused by background and camera glare. A lovely set that will impress its new owner and add elegance to those special dinners.Please visit our E-Bay store for additional quality pieces. We welcome browsers and hope to make your shopping experience pleasurable. Many of our customers are repeat buyers and we want to keep it this way. Please remember our items are not new but antique or vintage and have been lovingly used through the years. Items will be accepted for return if they are not as described. Items will not be accepted for return due to buyers remorse, the item was not the size expected, it didnt work out or because we did not mention a minute flaw or wear consistent with an items age. Items are not returnable for condition issues addressed in the listing or shown in the pictures. Please notify us immediately and we will work with you to rectify the situation. Thank you for looking and good luck. The item "SILVER PLATED 4 PC TEA & COFFEE SET VINTAGE BIRKS REGENCY PLATE GREAT CONDITION" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "timelessreflections" and is located in Milford, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.