~ Late 19th Century/ Early 20th Century Silver Tea Set ~
The set comprises of a tea pot, a water pot, a sugar bowl and a cream jug.
All the pieces have a similar pattern but the cream jug was added later to the set by the former owner.
Three of its components, the tea pot, the water pot and the sugar bowl are marked for “James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, Sterling, 1901”. They are also serial numbered “4617/4” (tea pot and water pot) and “4617/2” (the sugar bowl).
The cream jug is marked for “James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, Sterling, 1866” and “4617 ½ W3744 6*35 oz”.
There are a number of other manual etchings on some of these pieces.
The lid of the water pot is decorated with a white bakelite finial and the one of the tea pot with a black bakelite finial.
~ Dimensions ~
The tea pot is 9.64 inches (24.5 cm) wide, 5.51 inches (14 cm) tall and 4.92 inches (12.5 cm) deep.
The water pot is 7.48 inches (19 cm) wide, 8.85 inches (22.5 cm) tall and 4.92 inches (12.5 cm) deep.
The sugar bowl is 6.29 inches (16 cm) wide, 4.33 inches (11 cm) tall and 4.33 inches (11 cm) deep.
The cream jug is 5.11 inches (13 cm) wide, 3.74 (9.5 cm) tall 3.34 inches (8.5 cm) deep.
The set weighs 1.654 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The set is in fair condition for its age with minor dents on each of its components. Please refer to the pictures.
The handle of the tea pot is wobbly.
All markings are clear.