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TEA AND COFFEE PARAPHERNALIA
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19th century superior quality coromandel tea caddy with two interior caddies and cut glass mixing bowl.
19th century superior quality exotic coromandel wood tea caddy box with double interior caddies and wonderful cut glass mixing bowl.
Caddy is fitted with a Bramah lock, only found on the most superior boxes. There is no key.
Gorgeous grain, colour and patina to exterior. Interior has two removable lidded caddies, one showing some restoration with newer foil lining, while the other has the original lining.
Size-13 inches wide by 6.75 inches deep by 6.75 inches high.
Beautiful heavy cut glass mixing bowl, on star cut base pedestal foot. It fits the caddy perfectly.
A beautifully crafted and really lovely tea caddy.
Ref: 5284
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Sheffield 1938 English hallmarked solid silver Art Deco spherical teapot made by Harry Atkin.
Sheffield 1938 English hallmarked solid silver Art Deco period teapot on pedestal foot made by well known and collectable maker Harry Atkin.
With 16 lobes on spherical body surmounted by a fluted band, this is very elegant and very evocative of the era. The lid and pedestal foot are also lobed, as is the spout. Carved ebony handle and finial complete the design.
Very good weight and gauge of silver, and good capacity.
Size-10.5 inches long from handle to spout by 6 inches wide by 6 inches high.
Weight-615 grams.
A very pretty teapot in very good condition, which will complement any other silver or stand beautifully on its own.

Ref: 5786
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Birmingham 1935 lovely iconic Art Deco solid silver hot water jug.
Birmingham 1935 English hallmarked solid silver iconic Art Deco hot water jug or coffee pot made by William Neale and Son.
The panelled body and spout and geometric carved handle and finial are very evocative of the Deco period. It stands on a stepped pedestal foot, which is echoed by the stepped top.
Size-6 inches wide by 7 inches high by 3 inches wide.
Weight-285 grams.
In very good overall condition, with a few minor marks of use.
A lovely and functional piece to use alone, or with a tea service.
Ref: 5858
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Circa 1800 rare Georgian burr yew wood tea caddy with ebony and boxwood stringing.
Rare burr yew wood circa 1800 George III period rectangular two division tea caddy. Yew is a beautiful and very desirable wood, most sought after and unusual to find.
The caddy has ebony edge trim on all sides and lid and a boxwood band on the interior lid edge. The interior is divided into two lidded caddy sections, with the lift off lids having ivory pulls. The original paper lines the lid.
Tea caddy boxes were used to store and mix black and green tea. Tea was an expensive commodity during this period, and would need to have been kept in a locked box to keep it away from the house staff.
An ivory escutcheon completes the design.
Size-7.5 inches long by 4.5 inches wide by 4 5/8 inches high.
Weight-580 grams.
A very elegant Georgian tea caddy in rare burr yew wood, with lovely warm colour and patina, and contrasting burr grain.
In very good condition, it would be an asset to a collection, and a lovely piece to use or display on a desk or table.
Ref: 5982
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19thC Georgian unusual laburnum wood inlaid tea caddy box with divided covered interior.
19th century Georgian rare laburnum wood inlaid tea caddy, with divided interior with lovely lids, and original lining.
Ivory escutcheon and knobs to interior lids, and bun feet add lovely style to this caddy.
There are even traces of tea left inside.
One section would have been for black tea, and the other for green tea.
Size 9 inches wide by 5 inches deep by 5.75 inches high.
Wonderful colour and patina.
In excellent condition, and lovely to display.
Ref: 4141
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London 1870 Victorian superb solid silver gilt presentation afternoon tea equipage service by very famous maker HENRY HOLLAND.
London 1870 English hallmarked cast solid silver gilt most unusual afternoon tea equipage service by very famous spoon maker Henry Holland, comprising three pieces in the original fitted case.
The three pieces comprise a sugar spoon, a caddy spoon, and a matching pair of sugar tongs.
With original gilding, the very elegant cast and pierced and twisted stems are designed with an apostle figure to top and what appears to be a female figure surrounded by piercing to bottom of stem. There is a fine feathered rat tail to the ovoid bowls.
Very clear hallmarks.
The pieces are contained in the original blue lined velvet case.
Weight-75 grams silver, or 180 grams with case.
Sizes-sugar or long caddy spoon 4.75 inches long by 1.4 inches wide; shorter caddy spoon 4 inches long by 1.25 inches wide; sugar nips 4.75 inches long.
A rare set in excellent condition, having had little use in its 140 year lifetime, and still unusually contained in the original fitted case. A lovely gift or a beautiful and functional set for a collector.
Ref: 4929
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London 1904 solid silver cased service for tea or coffee, in fitted case by Wakely and Wheeler.
London 1904 English hallmarked solid silver 10 piece set of tea or coffee accessories made by James Wakely and Frank Wheeler, very good makers, and retailed by Robinson and Co, on The Square in Shrewsbury.
This rare and complete and matching set comprises 6 spoons, sugar bowl, cream or milk jug and sugar tongs. They are contained in the original beautifully shaped and fitted case, which is lined in gathered silk and velvet. The whole is in very good condition, and would make a wonderful presentation for a wedding or silver wedding gift or for any occasion.
This complete service would stand alone to be used with any material tea or coffee pot.
The bowl and jug stand on hoof feet surmounted by shells.
Size of jug 4.25 inches wide by 3 inches high; bowl is 4 inches in diameter by 2.25 inches high. Fitted case total size is 11 inches wide, by 10 inches deep by 5 inches high.
Weight-275 grams.
A very classic simple and elegant design, and a most unusual and functional gift or wonderful addition to a silver collection.
Ref: 4410
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Sheffield 1905 solid silver Art Nouveau cased set of sugar bowl, cream jug and sugar tongs, by James Deakin and Sons.
Sheffield 1905 solid English hallmarked silver set of Art Nouveau twin handled tea service comprising sugar bowl, cream jug, and sugar tongs in original shaped fitted case by very good makers James Deakin and Sons, and retailed by famous retailer Hamilton and Co. of India.
Graceful flowing repousse design is complemented by original gilt interiors. The boat shape of the sugar bowl, and helmet shape of the jug are lovely.
Sizes-jug 3.74 inches wide by 2.5 inches high; sugar bowl 5 inches wide by 2.75 high; sugar tongs 3.5 inches long.
All are enclosed in the original shaped and fitted case, with the only blemish being the silk in the interior lid of the case is foxed, which can be easily changed.
A lovely 3 piece set of sterling silver in excellent condition.
SOLD
Ref: 1074
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1937 ELKINGTON Art Deco solid silver hot water jug.
Birmingham 1937 English hallmarked solid silver hot water or milk jug by famous maker, Elkington. Can also be used for coffee.
Wonderful stylish Art Deco piece with bakelite knob and geometric handle. An excellent example of its kind.
Heavy at 385 grams. Very stylish and useful, and in very good condition.
7.5 inches high by 7 inches wide(handle to spout).
Ref: 5108
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Birmingham 1928 English hallmarked solid silver tea caddy with fluted body, made by William Neale and Son.
Birmingham 1928 English hallmarked solid silver tea caddy with unusual and stylish fluted body and chased and applied leaf trim. A domed lid with rolled edge makes an air tight closure. The whole stands on a footed base.
Made by William Neale and Son of Birmingham.
Also marked Truscott.Bideford to underside of base.
Weighty at 150 grams, and sized 3.75 inches high by 3.5 inches wide.
In very good condition.
An unusual and useful piece to be used for its original purpose, or as a desk or dressing table tidy.

Ref: 4592
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