London, South Kensington
1 December 2004
A FOUR-PIECE VICTORIAN AESTHETIC SILVER-GILT TEA SERVICE WITH AN EN SUITE TRAY
MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1879, WITH DESIGN REGISTRATION MARK
Each piece engraved with Japanesque style birds and branch motifs, each engraved with initials, comprising: a teapot with ivory insulated handles; a sugar bowl; a cream jug and a pair of sugar tongs, the tray of fan shape - the tray 16¼in. (41.2cm.) long, 60.5oz. gross. (5)
With Thomas Lumley Ltd.
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Illustrated in Charles Oman, English Engraved Silver 1150 to 1900, page 133.
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