DescriptionA Four Piece Roberts and Slater Silver-Plated Tea and Coffee Service with Associated Elkington Hot Water Kettle on Stand, Sheffield, England, circa 1845-1858
Marks to four pieces: Roberts & Slater, MP, JK, 1507
16-1/2 inches high (41.9 cm) (kettle handle up)
The lot consisting of hot water kettle, stand, teapot, coffee pot, and open sugar, each having ribbed gadrooning to bodies adorned with repoussé and chasework of foliate motifs, lidded vessels with morning glory foliate finials, blank cartouches to sides, raised on scrolled Rococo-style feet; Elkington hot water kettle featuring similar design with reticulated deck to stand, thick acanthus leaf decoration to apron, and foliate shell feet.
Note: The hot water kettle bears marks for Elkington & Co, and date code for 1858.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200.
Crack to underside of coffee pot lid, pin dents to spout, denting and old repairs to to gadrooning near handle, denting to cartouche of hot water kettle, pin dents to spout, minor pin dents to teapot, otherwise very good condition with light surface scratches.
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