A MATCHED SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA SERVICE AND TRAY, THE TEA SERVICE, WAKER & HALL, SHEFFIELD, 1911
octagonal form with reeded rims, comprising: teapot and coffee pot, both with foliate embellished handles; sugar bowl, with swing-handle, and cream jug; the tray, Garrard & Co. Ltd, Sheffield, 1995, shaped oval with scalloped rim
the tray 59.5cm., 23½in. long
4331gr., 139oz. 5dwt.
The marks to the tea set very slightly worn. Coffee pot and tea pot with bone insulators. Otherwise good condition. The tray in as new condition with a few light scratches.
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