Richard Richardson Sheffield EPBM 3 piece tea / coffee set - Alloy, Pewter, Silverplate

Description
Richard Richardson Sheffield EPBM 3 piece tea / coffee set - Alloy, Pewter, Silverplate
U.K. - Late 19th century

An elegant antique 3 piece tea / coffee set made in England. All pieces are marked R.R. (Richard Richardson 1796 - 1889) Sheffield EPBM (Electro Plated Britannia Metal) A1.

Britannia metal is an alloy of tin, antimony and copper. After the development of electroplating with silver in 1846, Britannia metal was widely used as the base metal for silver-plated household goods and cutlery. Until 2016, britannium was used to make the solid core of the Oscar statuettes(Britannia metal plated with gold).

1 tea / coffee pot, 16.5 cm H
1 milk jug, 6 cm H
1 sugar bowl, 7.5 cm H

In good clean condition for its antique age, just some light signs of wear and plate loss (on the tea pot's lid).

Please take a close look at the photos as they are part of the description.

Shipping via recorded and insured service.

Lot details
Object
Richard Richardson Sheffield EPBM 3 piece tea / coffee set
Material
Alloy, Pewter, Silverplate
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
U.K.
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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