London, South Kensington
13 March 2001
A FOUR-PIECE VICTORIAN SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
MARK OF JAMES & JOSIAH WILLIAMS, EXETER, 1855-56
each of facetted pear form with engraved foliate scroll and lattice motifs, raised on four scroll motif feet, the hinged lid with a bird on a leaf motif hinged lid, comprising: a teapot, and coffee pot with silver handles and ivory insulators, a sugar bowl and cream jug - 25.4cm, (10 in), 80oz. (4)
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