Property of various owners
A Victorian sterling silver assembled six-piece tea and coffee service and matching two-handled tray
by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, 1896, 97, 98, 1901
Comprising 1 coffee pot; 1 teapot; 1 kettle on lamp-stand; 1 two-handled sugar bowl; 1 creamer; 1 milk jug and 1 two-handled tray, each of panelled navette section, chased allover with scrolling foliage above a partially reeded lower section, with gadrooned rims, mounted with ebonized wood angular handles, the tray with additional pierced trelliswork border, all pots engraved with a coronet over a mottoed armorial emblem, the tray with a mottoed ribband below an armorial emblem, total gross weight approximately 220 oz troy. (7)
pot heights 4in (10.2cm) to 12 1/2in; length of tray over handles 27in (68.6cm).