The fancy English High Tea became fashionable for the aristocracy in the Victorian Age, but it was in the modernizing era of her son Edward VII that silver tea service became popular signs of status and refinement in a prospering home.
This set of 5 pieces (teapot, hot water urn, sugar bowl, creamer, waste bin) is made in the High Edwardian style: rounded rectangular, semi-reeded, forms, reeded finial and carved ebony handles. The teapot is 9.5” high. Stamped Cheltenham. There is no tray.
Edwardian Cheltenham Silver and Ebony Tea Set
Circa 1915, sterling silver and Ebony, 5 pieces, some expected wear
Made in England