A composite silver and white metal six-piece tea-service
the tea-kettle, stand, teapot, sugar-bowl and cover and tray each with maker's mark of Lionel Alfred Crichton, London, 1919 and 1921, the slop-bowl and cream-jug, American, circa 1920
Octagonal and in the Queen Anne style, comprising a tea-kettle and stand, with silver-plated lamp, teapot, milk-jug, sugar-bowl and cover, slop-bowl and two-handled tray, each on moulded rim foot and with moulded borders, each engraved with a crest, the tray with a coat-of-arms, the slop-bowl and cream jug stamped 'CRICHTON & CO. LTD. NEW YORK' the remainder marked on bases and covers, stamped 'CRICHTON & COMPY LTD NEW YORK & CHICAGO, MADE IN ENGLAND'
the tray 30in. (77.5cm.) long
gross 313ozs. (8,860gr.) (6)