DescriptionA FOUR PIECE ELKINGTON & CO. VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER-PLATED TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
Elkington & Co., Birmingham, England, circa 1861-1862 (silver pieces)
Marks to silver: (lion passant), (anchor), (duty mark), E&CO., M; Marks to silver-plated coffee pot: (EK & CO under crown), (&, partially effaced), M, C, X (within diamond)
6 inches high (15.2 cm) (teapot)
59.04 troy ounces (three silver pieces, including non-silver material)
The set comprising a teapot, creamer and covered sugar with silver marks and a silver-plated coffee pot, all pieces with band of chased scrolls on a diaper-work ground below lids and bottom of body, with figural finial of a seated Eastern man to lids, segmented S-scroll handles with thumb rests and mounted with an acanthus leaf.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.
All in good condition, mainly with wear indicative of use and commensurate with age, handle to creamer and tea pot loose, considerable scratching to tea pot, hole to lid of tea pot near finial likely from repair to finial. Note: Because this item contains African elephant ivory, this item can only be sold within the United States.
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