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Exceptional Silver Tea Set By Edward Barnard And Sons


£1,395 | $1,944 USD | €1,626 EUR
Item Number: SA601455
Date of manufacture: Edwardian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Robert Belcher Antiques
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This superbly elegant and well designed three piece tea set was hallmarked in London 1904-5 and made by Edward Barnard and Sons Ltd. It is most unusual with its narrow width proportions which gives it elegance. The pieces have each been beautifully hand engraved in the 18th century Sheraton manner, with decorative boarders of fans and urns and cascading hair bells and monogrammed with the letter J. The interiors of each piece are gilded and the set is in very good condition. The weight of the tea set is 924 grams. The tea pot measures 18cm h x 28cm w x 9cm d
Edward Barnard and Sons were top 20th century silversmiths who's predecessors can be traced back as early as circa 1680 having been established by Anthony Nelme.
Edward Barnard and Sons were recognised as potentially the oldest manufacturing silversmiths in the world. They created the Lily font, a large silver-gilt baptismal font used at the baptismal services of members of the British Royal Family. It is part of the Royal collection and is kept at the Jewel House at the Tower of London when not in use.
The Lily font has been used for the baptism of all the children and grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II except that of Princess Eugenie of York.
Robert Belcher Antiques is a high quality antiques shop, which also offers picture framing and restoration services. The company is based in Droitwich Spa, the medieval Worcestershire town made famous by salt production.
The business is run by husband and wife team, Robert and Wendy Belcher, and has been established since 1984. The show rooms are situated in a detached Georgian double fronted town house, which has a private forecourt for the benefit of customer parking.
The M5 motorway means access is convenient, as the show rooms are located only 3 miles off Junction 6. The business can be found half a mile prior to reaching Droitwich Spa town centre on the main A38 road. If using a SAT-NAV, please use the post code WR9 8AN.
Robert Belcher sources a range of interesting stock both nationally and internationally. The stock is always of a high quality and Robert prides himself on the authenticity and excellence of all items held for sale.
The business specialises in fine 18th century and early 19th century town furniture mainly in Walnut and Mahogany, which is displayed in the four showrooms. The showrooms also contain an interesting mix of rare objects and interesting, decorative items that would complement most collections or interiors.
Enquiries including payment, collection, postage or delivery can be made by contacting Robert Belcher Antiques on 07929011224 or 01905 772320. The business can also be contacted via email using:
General shop opening days are Monday Saturday, if making a special journey please feel free to contact the business in advance to confirm opening hours.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Edwardian.


Height = 18 cm (7.1")
Width = 28 cm (11.0")
Depth = 9 cm (3.5")

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Robert Belcher Antiques
128 Worcester Road
Droitwich Spa
United Kingdom

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