South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 6 February 2012

Part 2 - Jewellery & Decorative Arts

Sold for

ZAR 72 410
Lot 355
  • An Edwardian five-piece silver tea service, George Howson, Sheffield, 1904


Lot Estimate
ZAR 35 000 - 40 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 72 410

About this Item

An Edwardian five-piece silver tea service, George Howson, Sheffield, 1904

comprising: a teapot, kettle-on-stand with burner, hot water jug, milk jug, and a two-handled sugar bowl, with leaf-capped scroll and ivory handles, egg-and-dart and acanthus-leaf rim, the bodies engraved with the initials TMC (Thomas Major Cullinan) above a band of scrolling foliage and lobing, on four scroll feet, and a pair of sugar tongs, George Howson, Sheffield, 1901, 5445g all in, the kettle-on-stand 37cm high

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Provenance

Sir Thomas Major Cullinan (1862-1936), South African diamond magnate, and thence by descent to the present owner

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