Antique Sterling Silver Miniature Dolls House Tea Pot Sugar Bowl & Jug Set 1906 For Sale
Edwardian Sterling Silver Gilt Miniature or Dolls House 3 Piece Tea Set from Birmingham dated 1905
This Delightful Antique Sterling SilverMiniature or Dolls House Tea Set consists of 1 Tea Pot, 1 Sugar Bowl and 1 Milk Jug.
The Tea Pot measures approximately2 1/8 inches or 54 mm across from the handle tothe spout by 1 inch or 25 mm across the width of its body from side to side and it stands just over 1 1/4 inches or 33 mm tall to the top of its finial.
The Sugar Bowl measures approximately 1 5/8 inches or 42 mm across fromone handle to the other by just under 7/8 of an inch or 21 mm across its width from side to side and it stands 3/4 of aninch or19 mm tall to the top of its handles.
The milk jug measures approximately 1 1/4 inches or 32 mmacross from the handle tothe pouring lip by just under 3/4 of an inch or 18 mm across its width from side to side and it stands just over 5/8 of aninch or17 mm tall to the top of its handle.
The tea set is made from sterlingsilver that has been internally gilded or gold plated in a delightful antique shape and all three pieces have a raised relief half reed reliefdecorated body, the tea pot has a three section piano hinged lid and the set has Not been engraved withaprevious owners initials or family monogram all as photographed below, each piece of the tea set hasbeen impressed with a matching full set of English sterlingsilver hallmarks that readas follows,
CS + FS - Anchor - Lion Passant- f
CS + FS is the Birmingham silversmith ormakers mark of Cornelius Saunders & Francis Shepherd, the Anchor is the mark of the Birmingham assay office, the Lion Passant isthe mark of English 925 standard sterlingsilver and the letter f isthe date letter for 1905.
Thecondition is used and near Mint for its age.
The tea set haswith No Dents, No Splits, No Cracks, No Holesand No Repairs that I canfind, all of the pieces stand straight, the decoration is very crisp, the lid opens and close perfectlywith ease, the silver hallmarks are still clearly legible although as this is a used antique miniature tea set it does have some extremely minor surface marks and wear from use along with thepatina of age thatis to be expected and a gentle clean would enhance it greatly.Personally I think that this antique miniature tea set would make a superb additionto any dolls house or cabinet collection and that it looks absolutely fantastic considering that it's almost 110 yearsold.
This Delightful Edwardian Sterling Silver Gilt Miniature or Dolls House 3 Piece Tea Set by CSaunders &FShepherd of Birmingham dated 1905 is one of several pieces of antique and collectable silver that I have also listed.
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