OMAR RAMSDEN & ALWYN CARR Sterling Silver - Art & Crafts - 3 Piece Tea Set

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OMAR RAMSDEN & ALWYN CARR Sterling Silver - Art & Crafts - 3 Piece Tea Set

£10,000.00

Description

An exceptional English oval shaped Arts and Crafts sterling silver tea service with flower and leaf chased ornamentation. Comprising a teapot, a creamer and a sugar bowl. Hammered finish.

Similar set sold at Christies in 2005 for £10,500. (David & Vivian Campbell collection).

Finial with Lapis Lazuli bead. Made in Sheffield 1911.

Markings: Fully signed for Ramsden & Carr to the underside "Omar Ramsden Et Alwin Carr Me Fecervnt MCMXI", plus full hallmarks - please see images above.

Size: Tea pot height 16.5 cm. Length 27.5 cm. Total weight approx. 1.33 kg.

Condition: Patina due to age and use, including some fine surface scratches from polishing. Joinery by teapot's handle with some irregularities and gaps between spacers and silver, joinery “dowel-pins” have also been pushed inwards (please see images). Teapot's spout has some very minor dents and nicks. Sugar bowl's foot somewhat oblique at one end leading to a very small rocking action.

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item details
Material and Technique Silver, handmade
Origin British
Period 1910s
Style Arts and Crafts
Condition Consistent with age
Hallmark Fully!

Product REF: D11-2B0-751