A Christopher Dresser design cased tea-set for two persons, circa 1903

Summary

  • Type 
    Travel Goods & Luggage
  • Lot number 
    92
  • Location

Description

A Christopher Dresser design cased tea-set for two persons, circa 1903, black leather-cloth case with replaced leather handle, with double doors opening to dark blue velvet lined interior, the upper level fitted with wicker-handled gilded kettle containing tea caddy, folding stand, a similarly gilded wicker-handled tea-pot containing milk jug and sugar bowl, and small milk flask, the lower level fitted with paraffin burner, and two fluted gilt-handled bone china Bisto tea-cups on velvet pads with saucers, with sugar tongs and teaspoons housed in the doors, the case measuring 29 x 15 x 19cm overall.