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Worthington Brass Caddy Spoon C63
Worthington Brass Caddy Spoon C63
Original, quality brass tea caddy spoon embossed to the front "Let Worthington's Feed You" and "100 Shops 1936". The reverse is impressed "Made in England J.R.G.L." ( Possibly for the manufacturer J R Gaunt ). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

3" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 45.00


Benson Copper Kettle K151
Original, quality 1920's Arts and Crafts copper kettle of a shallow form and with a cast brass handle, spout and surround to the lid aperture and a decorative finial grip to the circular pot lid. The handle over the top has a canework covering with no damage and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. With just a few very minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

7.5" tall x 8.5" wide.

9.5" including spout.

 
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Price: 300.00


Benson Copper Kettle K151



Arts and Crafts Copper Kettle K150
Arts and Crafts Copper Kettle K150
Original, quality 1920's shallow copper kettle with a turned wooden grip to the folding handle and a wooden knob to the circular lid. The supports for the handle have a fascinating overlapping scales form of decoration and the underside is impressed with the maker's mark of an eagle with a writhing snake in its beak and "12/8 L". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8" tall with handle up.

5.5" down.

Total 8" wide.

10" including spout.

 
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Price: 65.00


Copper Asthma Kettle K149
Original, quality 1920's copper kettle of unusual proportions, we think perhaps an asthma kettle to produce steam. This example has conical sides, a wrap over strap handle, a very flat circular bottom, a circular lid and a long tapered spout joining the kettle well down the side. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

9.5" tall.

8.25" diam base.

9.5" wide including spout.

 
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Price: 65.00


Copper Asthma Kettle K149



Copper Hob Kettle with Folding Handle K138
Copper Hob Kettle with Folding Handle K138
Original, quality late 19th century large copper kettle with a cast brass folding handle and a cast brass knob to the circular lid. This kettle is designed to stand on the kitchen range with the lower portion inside the top aperture of the kitchen range to speed up boiling water. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

15" tall with handle.

10" with handle down.

9" wide.

13.5" front to back including spout.

 
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Price: 85.00


Copper Kettle with Hinged Lid K136
Original, quality late 19th century large circular copper kettle with a rivetted copper hinge and, a brass acorn finial to the lid, a front spout, a tubular handle, dovetailed seams and good tinning to the interior. The underside is stamped for the manufacturer "William Soutter & Sons" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A great looking and very usable kettle with the unusual hinged lid. Complete and in good and working order.

11.75" tall.

8.5" wide.

12" front to back including spout.

 
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Price: 115.00


Copper Kettle with Hinged Lid K136



Copper Picnic Kettle PF3
Copper Picnic Kettle PF3
Original, quality 1920's copper picnic kettle from a picnic basket. This super example has a folding top handle covered in woven straw, a large screw off brass lid detailed "Notice take care to unscrew both caps before lighting lamp", a screw off cover to the spout with a retaining chain and inside a lift out tea infuser. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

7" tall with handle up and 4.5" when down.

6.75" wide including spout and 4.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


Brooke Bond Tea Enamel Advert S334
Original, quality 1930's / 40's very clean and bright enamel advertising sign detailing "Brooke Bond Tea" in black text on orange background with a black and white checkered border. A near mint condition enamel. Complete and in good order.

30" x 20".

 
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Price: 450.00


Brooke Bond Tea Enamel Advert S334



Brass Tea Caddy TC30
Brass Tea Caddy TC30
Original, quality late 19th century oval shaped brass tea caddy with a pull off cap and a ribbed design to the sides at top and bottom. The interior is tinned and the underside is impressed "8" and "42 J.M". Some minor dents, but otherwise complete and in good and working order.

5" tall.

Base 3.75" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 38.00


Sheffield Plated Tea Caddy TC29
Original, quality mid to late 19th century casket shaped small copper tea caddy with a hinged lid to the top and canted corners. This example has a rope twist trim to the top and base edges and was all originally Sheffield plated, traces of which have remained to the interior and underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3" tall x 3.75" x 3".

 
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Price: 85.00


Sheffield Plated Tea Caddy TC29



Liptons British Empire Exhibition Brass Tea Caddy, 4 available TC13
Liptons British Empire Exhibition Brass Tea Caddy, 4 available TC13
Original, quality pressed brass tea caddy with lid as purchased at the British Empire Exhibiton in 1926, issued by Lipton's Tea Company and supplied filled with tea leaves. The lion logo for the exhibition is embossed to the top surface; 'British Empire Exhibition 1926' is around the centre followed by 'Liptons Souvenir Tea Caddy' and the underside is impressed 'Liptons' and with the registration number for the year 1926. Some minor dents to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

4.25" high x 4.5" widest.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 18.00


Brown Enamel Canteen Teapot TP22
Original, quality 1930's / 40's brown enamel teapot "canteen size" with a loop handle to the rear and a smaller grip to the top. Although there are a few minor chips to the enamel it appears never to have been used but ready to go. Complete and in good and working order.

10" tall.

12" front to back including spout .

7" wide.

 
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Price: 45.00


Brown Enamel Canteen Teapot TP22



5 Piece Picquot Ware Tea Set TP20
5 Piece Picquot Ware Tea Set TP20
Original, quality 1960's cast aluminium tea set comprising coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl and milk jug with the original matching tray. The teapot, coffee pot and tray all have polished wooden mounts and the tray is in aluminium framed Formica with a wood grain finish. The underside of the four pots are impressed "Picquot Ware J6" and "Made in England" and all is in super condition and ready for use.

Tray 17" x 11" x 2".

Coffee pot 7.5" tall.

Jug 3.5" tall.

Sugar bowl 2.25" tall.

Teapot 5" tall.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 75.00


Clip on Tea Strainer TP15
Original, quality 1920's, patent nickel tea strainer, with an adjustable bowl and an expanding spring clip fitting for attaching to the spout. Will not fit all spout sizes, but most standard sizes. The hinged bracket is moved to suit the angle and to ensure the tea poured from the spout is directed into the strainer bowl. Complete and in good and working order.

Bowl 1.5" x 1.5".

Total 4" long including clip.

 
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Price: 125.00


Clip on Tea Strainer TP15



Pierced Brass Isle of Man Teapot Stand TPS4
Pierced Brass Isle of Man Teapot Stand TPS4
Original, quality 1920's pierced sheet brass circular teapot stand with four bracket feet and the three-legged logo for the 'Isle of Man '. Originally silver plated but now polished back to the brass. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Top 5" diam.

6" diam including feet.

0.75" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Copper Samovar / Tea Urn TU21
Original, quality mid 19th century trophy shaped all copper samovar / tea urn with cast pink brass fittings, a cast brass tap to the front with an off-white ceramic grip and a shaped lid to the top with a pierced cover inside, impressed "Best London Make". The heating bar is a replacement made to suit and this sits down the centre of the main body and all is complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A great looking tea urn ready to go.

19" tall x 11.5".

12" front to back including tap.

 
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Price: 285.00


Copper Samovar / Tea Urn TU21



Silver Plated Tea Urn TU20
Silver Plated Tea Urn TU20
Original, quality early 19th century trophy shaped silver plated on copper tea urn / samovar. This smaller than average example is in superb condition with no Wear to the plated finish and complete with the original lid, side handles, four bun feet and tap to the front with a turned bone finial grip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

15.5" tall x 8.75" wide including handles.

7.5" front to back including tap.

 
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Price: 365.00


Copper Samovar TU19
Original, quality early 19th century decorative copper samovar / tea urn. The cast pink brass side handles are in the form of mermaids holding a clamshell, the cast brass tap to the front has much of its silver plated finish and the original green stained bone finial and the lid has a mythical fish finial over the vented cover. The urn shaped body is mounted on a slender neck on a square plinth with bun feet to each corner. A replacement cast iron heating bar has been fitted and the front of the main body has the original silver shield with a Georgian silver hallmark (see picture). All has been fully overhauled and been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

18" tall.

12" wide.

14" front to back.

 
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Price: 485.00


Copper Samovar TU19



Copper Samovar TU17
Copper Samovar TU17
Original, quality early 19th century, fancy copper samovar/tea urn. The cast pink brass side handles are decorated with Acanthus leaf designs, the cast brass tap has a bone finial grip and the lid has a flower shaped finial/grip mounted above the vented area. The urn shaped body is mounted on a slender neck onto a shaped plinth with ribbed corner mounts and four bun feet. The rim on the plinth and the top rim have bands of pink cast brass as has the central body section. The heating bar and assembly to the inside is missing, but all is complete and in good and working order otherwise and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A super samovar in super condition.

16" tall.

13" front to back including handle tap.

14.5" wide including.

7" square base at feet.

 
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Price: 350.00

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