A 'silver plated' teapot and matching sugarbowl

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A 'silver plated' teapot and matching sugarbowl
both with covers, moulded with friezes of classical figures within stiff-leaf borders and plated in platinum by William Burton's process, impressed uppercase marks, the teapot -- 7in. (18cm.) wide, circa 1900 (slight wear)

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Lot Essay

Literature: For a fuller explanation detailing the platinum-plating process see Wedgwood by Robin Reilly page 548 of Volume II
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