Eat your heart out Downton Abbey This turn of the century (1900) tea and coffee set is a highly desirable Queen Anne octagonal form. The 5 piece set contains hot water and it’s warming stand, tea pot, coffee pot, cream and sugar. Complimented by an oval silver plated tray of complimentary style, with handles and feet.
Hallmarked in Great Britain: London “e” (1900) (see image)
Makers mark (made by): Charles Stewart Harris (see image) a London silversmith working dating back to 1871. Specializing hollow ware.
Hot water kettle: stands 15” tall on its original stand .
The tea pot: is 7 ½” tall
The coffee pot : 9” tall.
Sugar: 4” to top of handles.
Cream: 3 ¾” to top of handle
Condition: excellent not engraved or monogrammed
Some of the hallmarks are rubbed, but they are clearly legible .
Dimensions of the silver plated tray: 27” from handle to handle, 16’ wide.
Gross weight of sterling silver pieces (not tray) including the weight of their wood handles: 118 troy oz.