3 piece english art deco silver tea set Elkington & Co, Cardinal Plate Hard Soldered silver plated Vintage, Cardinal Plate Hard Soldered (hallmarked) silver plated 3 pieces silver plate art deco tea set butterscotch bakelite handles.
Beautiful and rare Ribbed, angular silver plate tea set consisting of a teapot, a sugar bowl, a creamer c.1920.
Stunning 3 piece silver plate Coffee and Tea service elegant ART DECO design; in excellent condition.
3 piece service each piece is signed CARDINAL Plate numbered 38023 from ELKINGTON & Co. Ltd, Birmingham UK and in hand written script are etched 38031 Set contains a tea pot, creamer and sugar bowl.
Excellent Quality bakelite handles on the tea pot. Silver plating and bakelite handles in excellent condition.
Teapot: Height : 12 cm / 4,7" x Diameter with handle : 22 cm /8,6"
Milk Jug: Height : 8 cm / 3,1" x Diameter : 9 cm / 3,5"
Sugar bowl : Height : 6,3 cm / 2,5" Wide : 12 cm / 4,7"
Total weight set : 998 g
In very good vintage conditions with traces of use and age, few tiny spots and few tiny stains but in really good vintage condition.
Since my items are vintage, it means that they are aged and they will have some wear. Please look at all of the photos carefully and ask any questions before making your purchase. We will be happy to send more photos upon request.
Elkington & Co. are one of the most important names in English silver and certainly the most important in silver plate. They began life in Birmingham as a company of silversmiths in 1836, and experimented with improving gilding techniques. By 1838 they had discovered and patented a new way to electroplate one metal on to the surface of another. By 1840 production was already underway with silver electroplated wares. The company received financial backing from Josiah Mason in 1842 (renaming the firm Elkington, Mason & Co between 1842 and 1861) and was extremely successful. It introduced electrotyping as a new method of production for silver plated items. Elkington & Co exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851 with enormous success.
In 1885 Elkington registered designs by Christopher Dresser. Dresser's designs included tea services, sugar bowls, claret jugs, kettles, cruet stands, baskets, a tureen and a tankard. His models are recorded in Elkington's silver and plated ware pattern-books.
Elkington held Royal Warrants for Queen Victoria, King Edward VI, King George V, King Edward VIII and King George VI. The Elkington & Co. name is still in use today as manufacturers under the auspices of British Silverware Ltd.
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