Object StatementTea and coffee service set, 'Hecworth', electroplate silver / copper / bakelite, made by Platers Pty Ltd, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1940-1945
Physical DescriptionTea and coffee service, consisting of tea pot, water jug, coffee pot, creamer and sugar bowl, silver plate on copper, 'Hecworth' Plate made by Platers Pty Ltd, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1940 - 1945
A five piece matching tea and coffee service made of silver electroplated copper. The tea pot is rectangular in shape, has a short pedestal foot, a concave top and hinged stepped lid with Bakelite finial. The 's' shaped spout extends from low on the body to beyond shoulder and attached to opposite side is a black Bakelite square-topped handle. The water pot and coffee pots are rectangular in shape with high slightly flaring sides, short pedestal feet, concave tops and hinged stepped lids with Bakelite finials. The 's' shaped spouts extend from low on the body to beyond shoulder and attached to opposite side is a black Bakelite square-topped handle. The creamer and sugar bowls are rectangular in shape with open tops, short pedestal fee and square-topped silver handles. A 'rope' patterned border decorated rims of foot and shoulder on all pieces. All are marked on base.
MarksMarked on base 'HECWORTH REPRODUCTION OLD SHEFFIELD'.