| ||MICHAEL BENSTED Large Silver Teaset|
Large 3 Piece Silver Teaset
Teapot Width: 30 cm
Height: 15 cm
Weight: 64 oz
Michael Robert Bensted was born in 1938 and studied at Canterbury College of Art and London's Central School of Arts and Crafts. Apprenticed to Nayler Brothers, he registered his mark in 1969 and set up as a freelance designer-silversmith in Hornchurch.
| A E JONES Three piece silver teaset|
3 Piece Silver Teaset
A E Jones
Teapot height: 16 cm
Width: 24 cm
Design inspired by the Greek amphora vessel.
| ||B R CAIN Silver Tea Set|
Wakely and Wheeler
Signed by B R Cain (only tray signed with facsimile)
Height of Hot water: 17cm
Diameter of bowl:12.5cm
Diameter of tray: 41.5cm
Weight: 3.9kg (including handles)
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CAIN, Brian R Born in 1931 and served his apprenticeship with Wakely and Wheeler. He studied on day release at the Central School of Arts and Crafts with contemporaries John Bartholomew and Lew Marlow. Payne and Son of Oxford and George Tarratt in Leicester retailed some of the pieces he designed for Wakely and Wheeler in the late 1950's. Cain later moved to C J Vander where he was the company's design manager.
| CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver 4 Piece Tea/Coffee Service|
Silver 4 Piece Tea/Coffee Service
Coffee Pot - Tea Pot - Milk Jug - Sugar Bowl - Sugar Spoon
Height Coffee: 23 cm
| ||Eric Clements 4 Piece Teaset|
Designed by Eric Clements
Mappin & Webb
Max height 19cm
Award winning design made in large numbers in Silver Plate but rarely found in Silver.
Eric himself bought from us the first 3 piece set that we had as he didn't have one in Silver.