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Antique English Edwardian Cased Silver 5 x Teaset Walker & Hall 1908

Antique English Edwardian Cased Silver 5 x Teaset Walker & Hall 1908 Sold
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This wonderful set, which is complete with no pieces missing, comprises a superb antique English Antique sterling silver five piece tea and coffee set in a nice travel case, complete with hallmarks for Sheffield 1908 and the mark of the renowned retailer and silversmith Walker & Wall.

The Edwardian silver tea and coffee set comprises a coffee pot, (quite petite at just 8 inches tall), together with a teapot, a sugar bowl, a cream jug and a kettle with burner. This useful and decorative set is supplied in its lovely original oak and velvet lined travel case which is lockable and supplied complete with the original key.

Please take special note of the fabulous ornate kettle with its burner - Edwardian tea and coffee making capability on the move!

Just by taking a cursory look at the gallery of photographs supplied with this listing you can see just how well looked after this set has been. It is offered for sale in truly excellent condition and has no signs of repairs or any dents or dings.

Although it is not really proposed as a working travel drinks making set, it could function as such if required although we suspect that its new owner will want to use it mainly for display purposes - and who could blame them for that?

To View this Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Five Piece Tea & Coffee Set

We would love you to be able to view and examine this Walker & Hall antique sterling silver tea and coffee set in person if at all possible and we do therefore recommend that you pay a visit to our north London showroom so that you can see this lovely set of antique silver tableware for yourself. Whilst here you will also be able to view our other items of antique silverware, crystal ware and other items.

It is advisable however, if you do propose to make a special journey specifically to see this tea and coffee set to contact us ahead of your proposed visit in order to confirm that this lovely Edwardian tea and coffee set is still available as it may have been reserved or sold in the interim. Please quote the item’s unique reference number, as shown above, when contacting us so that we know which of our many pieces of antique silverware you wish to discuss with us.

Regent Antiques – London Showroom Opening Hours

Our north London showroom is open to the public on Monday to Friday between the hours of 10am and 5pm for you to view and inspect this Edwardian tea and coffee set. We also open occasionally on Saturdays but please contact us before making a journey on a Saturday as we do not open every week and we do not want you to have a wasted trip.

If You Would Like More Information

To discover more about this Walker & Hall silver tea and coffee set and to get the answers to any questions that you might have, please contact us and talk to our in-house antiques experts by calling the number as shown above or by email if you prefer. When getting in touch with us please have to hand the item reference, also shown above, so we know which item you are interested in.

Shipping, Delivery and Returns

This is a fine and delicate Edwardian Walker and Hall silver coffee and tea set, in a purpose made storage and travel box. It will require expert packing and transportation in order to ship it safely to your address. We can deliver this antique claret jug to almost any location across the world and we will of course arrange the packing for you. However, before purchasing, please telephone or email us for a shipping quotation so that we can fully understand your requirements. We deliver free of charge to mainland UK destinations.

If you are not satisfied with the item you receive, we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this sterling silver tea and coffee set, unless we have inaccurately outlined the item in some material way and you do not receive the item as described. You must return the article in its original packaging and condition.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 21 x Width 23.5 x Depth 15 - Coffee Pot

Height 21 x Width 70 x Depth 42 - Oak Travel Case

Weight 104 troy oz - The 5 items

Dimensions in inches:

Height 8 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 6 inches - Coffee Pot

Height 8 inches x Width 2 feet, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 4 inches - Oak Travel Case

Weight 3.23 kg - The 5 items

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 08668