A Victorian three piece silver tea service
by John Mckay, Edinburgh 1857/8
Each of inverted pear shape on circular foot, the bodies chased and embossed with scrolling foliage, flowerheads and cartouches with engraved monogram, weight 47.5oz. (3)
- Please note due to the ivory insulators this lot is subject to CITES regulations.
The inscription on the teapot reads;
Presented to Ellis Hodgson Esqr Halifax
On his leaving for Australia by a number of his friends in Scotland as a mark of their respect for him as a man of business and as a private friend Haddington 6th Augt. 1858.