All pieces are hallmarked with the company’s brand ‘ALD ‘, an anchor, a striding lion and the date letter ‘H’. The tea service is in a very good condition with slightly visible, superficial tracks of use.
The here offered English silver core consists of three parts belonging together – a supplement for each porcelain service: a tea pot, sugar bowl and milk jug. Their classical forms were transferred from the „Adam Style“ and taken into the modern time of the 20th and 30th of the twentieth century. They convince particularly by their clean lines and polished, geometrical forms. All corpora are octagonal and their decoration is characterized by an elegantly drawn shoulder, upright, J-shaped handles, a rectangular knop and four tender, narrow feet. The sugar bowl and the milk jug were additionally inside gilded for hygienic reasons.
This tea set of sterling silver reflects the high technical and creative standards of British silver factories at the beginning of the 20th century.