Antique Edwardian Silver Plated 4 Piece Tea Set (Philip Ashberry & Sons c1900)
Antique English Edwardian 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 an oval form raised on pedestal base & decorated with vertical fluted decoration around the outside. The sugar bowl has a harp shaped lifting handle on each side & the cream jug has a matching handle & pouring spout. The teapot & coffee pot has a black Bakelite harp shaped handle with a black Bakelite finial on an oval hinged lid & a swan neck pouring spout on the side. Each piece marked on the underside with the makers mark. Lovely fully usable collectors item.
Philip Ashberry & Sons Ltd
Active at 21 Bowling Green St, Sheffield (1856-1935). Philip Ashberry began trading in 1829 making Britannia metal wares. The firm became "& Sons" in 1856 and "Ltd" in 1900. The names SAVOY and STAYBRIGHT were used in early 20th century cutlery. The firm was maintained under the control of Ashberry family until 1935 when Lewis Rose & Co Ltd purchased the site and demolished the old factory. After World War II, Lewis Rose & Co Ltd moved to Bowling Green St using Ashberry name in its production. In 1969 Ashberry was bought by Spear & Jackson group. In 1976 the group was purchased Guy Degrenne and the firm became Ashberry & Degrenne Ltd at Prospect Rd, Sheffield
1803 grams (total)
Teapot: - 305mm x 125mm x 140mm
Coffee pot: - 245mm x 110mm x 225mm
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. There are no dings or dents & there is no loss of silver plate.
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