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Sale Price: Sold   Stock #BQ771

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English Art Deco Sterling Silver Skyscraper Coffee and Tea Set on Tray
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Sale Price: Sold


George VI sterling silver coffee and tea set. Made by Edward Viner in Sheffield in 1939-40. This set comprises coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and tray.

Each: Faceting, high looping handles, and inset foot. Spouts v-form and covers hinged and flush. Rim has wraparound lines and pendant skyscraper motif. Tray faceted lozenge with bracket handles and same ornament. A wonderfully stylish memento from the first year of World War II, the deceptive peaceful lull known as the Phoney War. Fully marked. All pieces have 1939 date letter except tray, which has 1940 date letter. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Coffeepot: H 6 1/8 x W 9 3/8 x D 3 3/4 in. Teapot: H 4 1/2 x W 11 1/2 x D 4 5/8 in. Creamer: H 3 x W 6 3/8 x D 3 in. Sugar: H 3 3/8 x W 6 7/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Tray: H 2 1/4 x W 21 x D 12 7/8 in. Total weight: 122 troy ounces. #BQ771