A four piece sterling silver Arts & Crafts coffee and tea service
A four piece sterling silver coffee and tea service
Birmingham 1912/13 by Liberty & Co.
Of round form in cross section, the bodies tapering to their bottom and terminating into the flat round base. The arched shoulders of the teapot and the coffepot or hot water jug surrounded by ornamented bands. The domed lid with central knob to the top with is surrounded by an ornamented band by analogy with the edges of the shoulder area. The bodies covered with fine martelé. The knobs as well as the handles of the teapots are made in wood.
A very elegant tea and coffe service of one of the most known manufactories for Arts & Crafts silver. The teapot shows the date letter for 1912, the other parts are dated 1913.
23.6 cm / 9.29″ length, 13.9 cm / 5.47″ diameter, 12.0 cm / 4.72″ tall; 352.9 g / 12.44 oz; 0.69 ltr. capacity
Coffee pot :
18.6 cm / 7.32″ length, 11.0 cm / 4.33″ diameter, 20.2 cm / 7.95″ tall; 528.6 g / 18.64 oz; 0.58 ltr. capacity
10.3 cm / 4.05″ length, 6.3 cm / 2.48″ diameter, 5.4 cm / 2.12″ tall (to the rim); 63.0 g / 2.22 oz
8.7 cm / 3.42″ diameter, 4.8 cm / 1.88″ tall; 67.6 g / 2.38 oz
Total weight: 1012.1 g / 35.68 oz