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20th Century Antique 1924 Sterling Silver Café Au Lait Set

$3,469.93per set

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver cafe au lait set in the George II style; an addition to our collectable teaware collection. This exceptional antique George V sterling silver cafe au lait set consists of a coffee pot and hot milk jug. Each piece of this cafe au lait set has a plain baluster shaped form to three feet, all in the early George II style. The surface of each piece is plain and unembellished, accented with an applied moulded border to the upper rim. Each piece is fitted with the original hallmarked domed hinged cover surmounted by an impressive cast silver pineapple finial; each cover retains the original hallmarked, detachable hinge pin. Both the milk jug and coffee pot retains the original opposing scroll carved wood handle, fitted to cast and applied scrolling sockets. The coffee pot features an exceptional cast silver swan necked spout ornamented with an undulating socket, the sparrow beak spout to the milk jug is ornamented with a decorative leaf formation to the nadir. Each piece is supported by three impressive cast sterling silver feet ornamented with a scrolling foot to a shell design in junction with the body. Condition This antique sterling silver cafe au lait set is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The interior of the each piece has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece and part hallmarks to the sleeve of each cover, in addition to the hinge pins, are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver. Dimensions Coffee pot Length from back of handle to tip of spout 21.4cm/8.4" Width 11.8cm / 4.6" Height 26cm / 10.2" Milk jug Length from back of handle to tip of lip 19.2cm/7.6" Width 11.8cm / 4.6" Height 25.8cm / 10.2" Total weight 62.9 troy ounces / 1955g Maker: Pair point Brothers Date: 1924 Origin: London, England. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these impressive examples of antique silverware.

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