Antique Art Deco Silver Plated 4 Piece Tea Set (William Adams c1935)
Antique English Art Deco silver plated four piece tea set. The set consists of a tea pot, a coffee pot, a cream jug & a sugar bowl. Each piece is of a square tapering form with plain sides, fluted corners & raised on a stepped square base. The teapot & coffee pot both have a nice geometric shaped black Bakelite handle with a matching black Bakelite square shaped finial on a hinged lid. The teapot has a swan neck pouring spout & the coffee pot has a nice shaped top pouring spout. The sugar bowl has a matching shaped lifting handle on either side with the cream jug having a matching handle & pouring spout. Each piece has nice geometric shaped details which are typical of the Art Deco period from when this set was made. A nice addition to this set is the teapot has a small inscription on one side of the base which dates the set exactly to 1936. Each piece marked on the underside with the makers mark. Lovely fully usable collectors item.
William Adams Inc.
Birmingham and New York
Founded in 1865 by William Adams. Much of its production was exported, especially to the United States. Later the business was purchased by Henry Jenkins & Sons Ltd. Trademarks were registered in the U.S. in 1932 and 1950. The firm used the trademark EPOC
1513 grams (total)
L x W x H
Teapot: - 290mm x 120mm x 140mm
Coffee pot: - 225mm x 92mm x 185mm
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. There are no dings or dents & there is just a very slight rubbing through on the very extremities of the corner edges in places. This can be seen in the photographs above.
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