A 20th century silver Teaset of unusual design.
A small three piece silver Teaset of unusual modernist design, London 1906, marked by Plante and Bannister, also struck incuse with that retailer’s name. Each piece engraved with a contemporary crest.
The Sheffield silversmiths, Lee and Wigfull, produced a number of small items [jugs and egg cups] in this pattern in the years 1906-1908. A single sauceboat, by Lee and Wigfull, marked for 1906, is clearly by the same designer. [See the website of the firm of Leopard antiques].
The teapot measures:- 19.50 cm. long; 9.30 cm.; wide; 8.60 cm. high.
The cream jug measures:- 11.50 cm. long; 6.4 cm. wide; 5.1 cm high.
The sugar basin measures:- 9.80 cm. long; 7.6 cm. wide; 5.8 cm. high.
The three pieces together weigh:- 535.90 gms.